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Job: Head of Finance Gumtree Australia
Financial Management, Other Finance role
Full Time Job
Posted on: September 19, 2020
Locations: Australia (New South Wales)
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The eBay Classifieds Group (eCG) is always looking for high-energy, self-motivated, committed individuals who are passionate about their work. Our team members enjoy a challenging environment that places the highest value on innovation, accountability and playing to win. eBay Classifieds Group combines the entrepreneurial energy of a start-up with the resources and trusted leadership of a major corporation. Our culture is based on open and transparent communication, respect for other points of view and a spirit of fun that keeps egos in check.

eBay Classifieds Group offers empowering roles worldwide with a focus on creativity, competitive pay and benefits, professional growth, and performance-focused rewards. The Australian organization exists of the Gumtree website.

The company:

We are an innovative global leader in online classifieds, with brands that span the globe. Our sites help people find whatever they’re looking for in their local communities. Every connection made or item found makes a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less.

Your role:

A unique opportunity has recently opened up as Head of Finance for the Gumtree AU classifieds business of eBay. In this role you will lead Finance Planning, manage the best in class analytics team, decide on future strategy of eBay’s businesses in Australia while be part of a fun, highly skilled management team.
The role requires a professional that can learn quickly, think strategically and provide positive influence throughout the organization.
You partner closely with the GM to drive growth through growing & delighting our users
Lead and develop the Gumtree Finance team of 8-10 people to be a driving force in both the success and control of the Benelux business unit
Drive the strategic direction & process of the unit working with both the GM, LT and the Central eCG Finance function
Lead the Planning & forecasting process for the unit and govern and facilitate compliance and high quality execution with overall central eCG finance timelines and processes.

Your background:
Bachelor’s degree, Professional finance qualification or MBA preferred
12+ years of increasingly responsible experience in finance with a focus on critical thinking, quantitative analysis, people management and financial planning and analysis.
A multi-national company background from an organization with a highly regarded finance team is important.
The ideal professional will combine experience in a larger company with experience in smaller, more nimble organizations with broad exposure.
5+ years’ experience in leading high talented finance teams
Broad experience presenting to, interacting with and influencing C-level and board level executives

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