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Commercial Finance Operations Manager



Accounting & Finance, Operations
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024
SafetyCulture is a customer and product led SaaS company with the purpose of helping frontline teams get better every day.
We are building a mobile-first operations platform that gives workers a voice, and leaders visibility, to make better decisions in the workplace every day. Our mission is to unite teams to become a force for improvement in any organisation.
Headquartered in Sydney, SafetyCulture has six offices around the world and over 70,000 customers.
We are excited to offer a fantastic opportunity for a seasoned finance professional to join our team as a Commercial Finance Operations Manager. In this role, you will be tasked to build and deliver the Commercial Finance Operations Team strategy and vision, leading projects aimed at enhancing the efficiency and scalability of SafetyCulture's finance operations. Includes building a road map, prioritising and executing key areas to ensure the needs of the business and Senior Leadership Team are met. This role requires a strategic thinker who can understand a problem, research and collaborate with key stakeholders (including RevOps, Data Analytics and Product & Engineering teams) to determine possible solutions and then assist with the project implementation and delivery.

How you will spend your time

  • Develop and manage the Commercial Finance Operations Team roadmap, which includes building project plans, clearly defining the scope, aligning with business functions, and ensuring projects are executed within required timeframes.
  • Collaborate closely with the GTM and Revenue Operations teams to ensure sales processes align with order-to-cash procedures.
  • Work in tandem with the Engineering team to identify project requirements and evaluate the feasibility and appropriateness of technical solutions, including testing and implementation.
  • Ensure the accuracy and completeness of key revenue metrics, including ARR and accounting revenue, by working closely with the Data Analytics and Finance teams to identify any anomalies.
  • Assist in executing workstreams required to implement broader company-wide initiatives aimed at driving growth and scaling the business.
  • Identify inefficiencies and automation opportunities within the Finance function, and develop plans to address these for desired outcomes.
  • Conduct research on industry best practices and leading billing operations to assess areas for growth and maturity.
  • Oversee the order-to-cash process, managing the Accounts Receivable team and handling key processes such as invoicing.

About you

  • 4-5 years of experience within finance and/or an operations function
  • A Finance related degree, preferably a CA/ CPA/ CIMA/ CFA or equivalent
  • Ability to follow and understand complex workflows between functions and systems
  • Direct experience in creating and driving automation of systems and processes
  • Experience in SaaS, specifically, relating to subscriptions and billing (preferred)
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Exceptional organizational and multitasking skills, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with team members and stakeholders at all levels
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced and dynamic work environment

More than a job:

  • Equity with high growth potential, and a competitive salary
  • Flexible working arrangements, we encourage you to create the best work blend while working from your home and the local SafetyCulture office
  • Access to professional and personal training and development opportunities
  • Hackathons, Workshops, Lunch & Learns
  • We encourage involvement in the community, open source work, attending talks and events, and experimenting with new technologies

Office benefits:

  • In-house Culinary Crew serving up daily breakfast, lunch and snacks
  • Barista coffee machine, craft beer on tap, boutique wines and a range of non-alcoholic beverages
  • Wellbeing initiatives such as subsidised fitness programs, EAP services and generous parental leave policy
  • Quarterly celebrations and team events, including the annual Shiplt global offsite
  • On-site gym, table tennis, board games, books library, and pet-friendly offices
We’re committed to building inclusive teams and cultivating a sense of belonging so our people can bring their whole authentic selves to work each day. We seek to make reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process to create an even playing field for all candidates. Thanks to the tireless efforts of the entire SafetyCulture team we’ve built an incredible culture which has seen us recognised as a Best Place to Work in Australia, the US and the UK.
Even if you don't meet every requirement listed in the ad, please consider applying for this role. We prioritise inclusion and value individuals with potential over a checklist of qualifications. Don't rule yourself out, hit that apply button if this job resonates with you
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