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Head of Finance & Business Support

Location: 

Victoria, AU Notting Hill, VIC, AU Melbourne, VIC, AU

Job Family:  Finance
Country/Region:  Australia
 
  • Competitive salary + 11.5% super + bonus + car allowance + birthday leave
  • Ranked #2 Best Place To Work in Australia for 2021
  • Opportunities for growth and development
  • Join a global market leader with a purpose

 

Pursuing an ambitious growth agenda, Coloplast develops and markets products and services that make life easier for people with very private and personal medical conditions. Employing about 14,000 people and with products available in more than 143 countries, we are one of the world’s leading medical device companies. We are constantly growing our business and always looking for new ways to move forward – we explore, learn and look for new ways of doing things. Curiosity works here.

We invest in our people, bringing real-world experience that enables us to solve our patients’ diverse challenges of today and anticipate those of tomorrow. 

Who are you?

You are a highly detailed commercial senior leader with a background in Finance and Operations. Keen to join a fast-paced organisation in a period of accelerated growth, you are influential, analytical and ideally come from a similar industry. You have strong commercial insight and a genuine care and ability to lead and develop your team effectively. 

As the Head of Finance & Business Support, you will join the Coloplast Executive team, responsible for the preparation and management of financial reporting, forecasting, operations and business support. You will be hands on, driving a continuous improvement philosophy and delivering an ambitious growth agenda.

What will you do?

  • You will be a strong and confident leader to the Finance & Business Support teams.
  • You will have mastery of interpreting multiple data sources to guide strategy and decision making within the organisation.
  • You will be a natural collaborator, participating in local and global company networks to develop, implement and improve initiatives.
  • You will foster a “no surprises” culture, taking ownership of audit, financial processes, external/internal reporting, financial planning and accounting practices.
  • You will produce meaningful and timely external and internal financial reporting, summaries and forecasts
  • You will be jointly responsible, with the Country Manager, for delivering strong P&L, balance sheet, and cash flow performance/contribution
  • Coordinates and oversees regulatory and compliance activities, including local governance of master data and related processes
  • You will lead the Finance, Commercial Excellence, Operations & IT functions to ensure data-driven, transparent, organisationally aligned and opportunity maximising processes with regards to shaping, bidding for, and pulling through all relevant tenders
  • Creates, analyses, and presents insight on key sales, profitability, and other key performance indicators using structured analytical frameworks and models
  • You will work closely together with Sales, Marketing and other internal stakeholders to ensure commercial activities are aligned with business area strategies – example, Segmentation & Targeting.

 

As the successful Head of Finance & Business Support, you will have a combination of:

  • 5+ years of CommEx, Business Development, Business Support and/or Finance leadership experience preferable within medical devices/healthcare/pharma
  • MBA level qualifications in Finance, Business or another relevant field desired.
  • A willingness and ability to travel interstate and overseas where required
  • Strong business acumen and analytical skills
  • Strong organisational and interpersonal skills with the ability to influence, collaborate and convince to create followership
  • An ability to be able to easily step back and see the big picture while zeroing in on necessary details of complex situations
  • A team player approach with a strong customer/service orientation
  • Comfortable in a ‘hands-on’ environment, presenting solutions rather than problems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to listen, articulate and advocate
  • Proficient computer skills including MS Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and CRM/ERP platforms

 

What can we offer you?

At Coloplast we recognise the importance of not just developing innovative products to make life easier for people with intimate health care needs, but just as important is investing and growing our people.

Our work culture is one of our most valued assets at Coloplast, which means that when we recruit, we are looking for the right person with attributes and values that align with ours.

But don't just take our word for it, we were ranked #2 Best Place to Work in Australia for 2021 and have an overall engagement score of 8.5!

Our core business values are: 

  • Closeness....to better understand
  • Passion...to make a difference
  • Respect & Responsibility....to guide us

 

If you feel you have what we are looking for and share our values, then we would love to hear from you!

 

We are a 2022 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

 

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We are a 2022 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant

 

Pursuing an ambitious growth agenda, Coloplast develops and markets products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs. Employing about 12.000 people and with products available in more than 143 countries, we are one of the world´s leading medical device companies. We are constantly growing our business and always looking for new ways to move forward – we explore, learn and look for new ways of doing things.

 

Coloplast is committed to being an inclusive organization, where people bring their differences to work each day, fulfil their potential and have a strong sense of belonging because – and not despite – of their differences. We therefore encourage all qualified candidates to apply regardless of gender, age, race, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religious belief or physical ability.

 

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