Financial Controller (AC5112)

Job Description:

Our client is a major, multi-franchised new and used vehicle dealer situated in the beautiful country town of Goondiwindi and is currently seeking expressions of interest from suitable applicants for the position of Financial Controller. You will be joining a dealership that has been a part of the local landscape for many years, and sells a mixture of popular brands, well suited to this agricultural locality. Sitting peacefully on the banks of the Macintyre River at the junction of five major highways, Goondiwindi is a well-established border town. Home to around 6,000 locals and servicing approximately 15,000, its neat tree-lined streets, well maintained public buildings, sporting facilities and relaxed town centre are a good measure of the community spirit and civic pride you’ll find here.

The dealership Utilises the Gateway computer system and prior experience with this particular DMS will be well regarded, but is not essential. This is a senior position and the ideal applicant must be able to demonstrate previous experience in a senior accounting role within the automotive sector. You should also be able to demonstrate suitable ability with cash flow, forecasting, financial analysis, month end and year end accounting and BAS etc. Given that this role oversees all the financial functions of this organisation, a strategic approach to financial management is required.

Being on the doorstep to Australia’s largest cotton growing area, Goondiwindi acts as a trade centre servicing this industry, including major machinery dealerships, silos and cotton gins, one of which being one of the largest in the world, which is open to tourists. It is this cotton industry and the other usual suspects, wheat, beef, and wool which predominately keep the 15000 or so residents in work. At only 403km from Brisbane, 246km from Toowoomba and 378km to the Gold Coast, Goondiwindi offers a true country lifestyle, within easy reach of south east Queensland’s major population centres.

A remuneration package based on a negotiable retainer will be discussed with the successful applicant and is dependent upon your experience. For further information on this role please contact Chris Fowler on (07) 3359 4363 quoting reference number AC5112. Resumes, questions and expressions of interest may be forwarded by email to