Philips Assistant Financial Controller in Sydney, Australia


Philips Healthcare is a leading global healthcare company aiming to improve the lives of 3 billion people by 2025. Philips Sleep and Respiratory care business is passionate about providing solutions that lead to healthier patients, healthier practices, and healthier businesses. We believe that effective sleep and respiratory management empowers patients to rediscover confidence and the freedom to live a fulfilling life by restoring their ability to sleep and breathe naturally.

Your opportunity

As an Assistant Financial Controller - Sleep and Respiratory Care, you will be responsible for strategic collaboration with the management team and senior managers in delivering critical financial decisions for the business. Your key area of focus includes management of P&L, performance reporting, forecasting, financial analysis, liaising with regional shared services team and providing expert finance support to the business. Furthermore, this role also has responsibilities of development and execution of short and long-term plans for business, improvement and recommendation of process & cost initiatives, involvement in diverse range of projects and overall contribution for maximizing profitability.

Your team

You will report to the Regional Director of Sleep and Respiratory Care and work alongside experienced, passionate and enthusiastic team, committed to providing the very best service to the organization. More broadly you will be working as part of the Philips Sleep and Respiratory Care team, and have daily interactions with internal stakeholders across the business, both locally and regionally.

About you

To be successful in this opportunity, we are seeking individuals who are:

  • CPA/CA qualified

  • 8 + years' of progressive finance experience, working with financial control, management accounting and business analyses, preferably within an international environment

  • Confident communicator adept at interpreting complex financial data and presenting to non-finance stakeholder

  • Hands on SAP, MS Excel (advanced) and MS PowerPoint experience

  • Experienced with matrix organizations and virtual teams

  • Demonstrated ability to improve reporting systems and processes while providing commercial awareness and profitability

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills and a strong drive for positive change

Our Offer

The work we do at Philips changes lives for the better. It's not just innovation for the sake of innovation. It's innovation for the sake of people. For us, it's about helping communities everywhere and addressing the big issues head on.

We offer a competitive salary, on-going training and development opportunities, outstanding benefits and flexibility in a career with a positive and supportive atmosphere in which to develop your talents further.