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Finance Manager

Summary:
Our client is a renowned architectural firm known for their innovative and sustainable designs. With a strong presence across multiple locations, they have established themselves as industry leaders in delivering cutting-edge projects.

The National Practice Manager plays a pivotal role in overseeing the financial and HR activities. This includes managing accounts, processing payroll, and ensuring compliance with regulatory standards. Additionally, the role involves providing essential office support and personal assistance to the Managing Director.

Benefits:
  • Access to one city carpark space provided by the company.
  • Access to and use of a company credit card.
  • Growth and Development Opportunities.
  • Continuous Professional Development.
  • Financial Support for Architect License Registration.
  • Competitive Salaries.
  • Interstate Christmas Show.
  • Collective Leadership Training.
  • Social Committee for Culture and Team Bonding.

Requirements:
  • Demonstrable experience as a Finance and HR Administrator/ Manager with a strong understanding of accounting/bookkeeping/ practice management procedures.
  • Self-motivated and capable of operating in an environment of empowerment.
  • Strong service delivery orientation and a commitment to achieving technical excellence.
  • Demonstrable experience of working autonomously to generate business growth.
  • Excellent relationship management skills both internally and externally and at all levels.
  • Results oriented and extensive project management experience in ensuring work is delivered on time and to budget.
  • Proficient in Xero, Total Synergy and Office software (Word, Excell + PowerPoint).

Finance & Administration:
  • Manage accounts, invoicing, transactions, and reports.
  • Reconcile bank accounts, handle payroll, and statutory payments.
  • Oversee company credit cards, term deposits, insurance, and purchases.
  • Assist in annual budgeting and financial planning.
  • Project & Office Management:
  • Administer contracts at project start, assist with Synergy tasks.
  • Oversee office setup, procurement, maintenance, and utilities.
  • Handle stationery, software subscriptions, travel, and leave schedules.

HR & Compliance:
  • Issue employment contracts, manage onboarding, leave, and policies.
  • Organize first aid, fire warden requirements, PPE, and training.
  • Stay updated with government legislation, contractual obligations, industrial awards, and practice-relevant changes.

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity, please contact Laura O’Donovan on 0455 949 032 or email laura.odonovan@ipa.com.au.
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