Sep 07, 2023

Finance Director

  • Bunzl Asia Pacific
  • Dandenong South VIC 3175, Australia

Job Description


As one of the world’s largest providers of distribution and outsourcing services across the Food Processing, Industrial Safety, Hospitality and Specialist Healthcare sectors, the opportunities we provide our global team of some 23,000 talented people is endless. Bunzl’s is a culture of bringing out the best in people. And we do this with a strong entrepreneurial spirit, a firm commitment to training and development, and dedicated leaders who believe that every day is a new day to see new opportunities.



As the Finance Director of Bunzl's Australian & New Zealand subsidiary, you will be responsible for leading the overall finance function, encompassing FP&A, Governance & controls, financial accounting & reporting and transactional services.

Leading these functions from a balanced strategic & operational hands-on manner you will hold a strategic partnership with the MD and provide commercial insight to drive decision making. You will use your varied skills to uncover insights into performance, risks, and opportunities, shaping the strategic direction of the business.

Your role will extend to overseeing all facets of financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and reporting processes. Upholding commitment to local regulations and Bunzl's stringent policies, you will ensure impeccable financial controls.


  • Develop and execute precise financial strategies tailored to the subsidiary's goals and Bunzl’s vision.
  • Leadership of the overall finance function.
  • Foster a collaborative and proficient environment within the finance team, combining leadership with Bunzl's distinctive culture.
  • Analyse financial data to extract insights on performance, risks, and opportunities that will shape strategic direction.
  • Manage financial planning, cashflow, budgeting, forecasting, and reporting processes.
  • Provide commercial insights into both financial & non-financial decision-making processes.
  • Provide best practice leadership around governance & compliance frameworks.
  • Provide due diligence support for acquisition growth.
  • Ensure rigorous adherence to local regulations and Bunzl's exacting policies to uphold financial controls.
  • Drive cross-functional collaboration to propel business growth and operational efficiency.




  • Hold a Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or a closely related field; MBA or CPA qualification highly preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in senior finance leadership roles, showcasing extensive financial acumen and a proven track record.
  • Knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards and their application.
  • Demonstrate an in-depth grasp of Australian financial regulations, taxation intricacies, and compliance nuances.
  • Exhibit outstanding leadership skills, fostering an efficient and harmonious teamwork environment aligned with Bunzl's values.
  • Merge a strategic mindset with a proven ability to elevate financial performance, thus significantly contributing to Bunzl's business strategy.



Bunzl offers a broad and flexible range of benefits to our team including profit share scheme for eligible employees, exclusive motor vehicle and health insurance products, travel and accommodation discounts, study assistance, many wellbeing and community programs and access to discounted Bunzl products.



With an entrepreneurial spirit providing endless opportunities, we believe that together we can achieve anything. We believe that through diversity we build strength and stability, and that the safety and security of our employees is not negotiable. Through innovation we find solutions, with an entrepreneurial spirit providing endless opportunities, and we believe that together we can achieve anything. Investing in our local communities is the right thing to do, and here in Australia that investment is building a sustainable environment for our staff, customers and those who follow.



At Bunzl we believe that through diversity we build strength and support the principle of equality and diversity in employment. We oppose all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We believe that it is in the company’s best interests and those of all who work in it, to ensure that the human resources, talents and skills available throughout the community are considered when employment opportunities arise. If you have a disability or special need that requires support or adjustments to working or interview arrangements, please let us know.



At Bunzl, we believe that when you join our team, your potential is endless. Because at Bunzl… We believe in you! If you like the sound of this, then we definitely want you on our team.

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