Want to be part of one of Australia's top startups according to LinkedIn? Now is your chance...Me&u is looking for a rockstar!The Opportunity:The Financial Controller is responsible for financial management of the Group, including the financial control framework, the successful transformation and uplift of the Group reporting and financial control outcomes and the smooth, accurate and efficient running of the day-to-day Finance operations. As we are a small team, the Financial Controller will need to be comfortable understanding the detail and performing team tasks where needed to support the team. The Financial Controller is technically strong, will see you working closely with the commercial side of the business and is responsible for managing a small team, including training and mentoring.About the Role:
Ownership of financial reporting and analysis, ensuring accurate, timely and insightful management reports and financial statements.
Responsible for Treasury, including leading cash flow reporting, analysis and forecasting,
Significant input into the Group’s budgeting process, with ongoing driver and variance analysis
Development of financial control framework and risk mitigation practices to reduce the financial and business risk globally, as well as installing best practices for financial management both inside and outside of the finance team.
Business partnership and support to other departments, including providing commercial insight and analysis to support the business growth, as well as ensuring better financial understanding and processes
Oversight and review of the daily venue payments globally, including analysis of merchant gateway payment fees.
Oversight and management of month end close process, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, bank reconciliations and travel and expense reconciliations
Transformation of financial processes to improve accuracy and efficiencies for increased global scale.
Ensure compliance and accurate reporting of all direct and indirect taxes across multiple jurisdictions
Gaining a strong understanding of the financial systems and reviewing opportunities for improving processes and transformation as the business continues to grow
Key point of contact for auditors, tax advisors, tax authorities and payroll providers
Leading and mentoring a small but mighty team, further developing a high-performance culture and continuous improvement mindset
Qualifications & Experience:
2+ years of experience in a similar role
CPA or equivalent accreditation
Strong communication skills with excellent attention to detail
Strong excel skills and passion for numbers!
Netsuite experience a plus, but not critical
Thrives in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment and can balance speed with purpose when it comes to prioritising deadlines
Excited to take on a challenge and wants to have fun along the way
What we hope you’ll bring:
Curiosity - you will achieve success by deeply understanding what the customer needs and giving them the right solution
Determined attitude - easy wins are great, but you love the ones you had to work hard for
Communication skills - you know how to evolve your communication style to suit different scenarios internally and externally. You listen more than you talk.
Growth mindset - everyone falls or makes mistakes, it’s how you take those lessons into the next situation that leads to success
Passionate - you really believe in how technology can improve the hospitality industry
Entrepreneurial and flexible attitude - the startup world is ambiguous and ever-changing
About me&uFounded in Australia, and catapulting into venues worldwide, me&u is the new way to order and pay, with our core focus being, improving the hospitality experience for the customer and operator alike. me&u is building a better future for hospitality, to inspire extraordinary memories.With rapid expansion across the UK & USA, and quickly becoming the leader in Australia’s at-table ordering category, our product has been utilised across all types of venues, from bars, pubs to restaurants big and small. Backed by Australia's leading hospitality operators, you will find me&u on over 40,000 tables across the country and exploding across tables in the UK & USA. Over 13 million customers have tapped on to me&u!This is only just the beginning of our story. With exponential growth in our team and partners over the last 2 years, we are excited to be expanding across the globe.