"At Consunet we value and invest in our people. We are trusted by our staff, our suppliers and our customers to deliver what we say we will deliver."

Executive Chairman - Kuba Kabacinski

Grow with us

Chief Financial Officer

Full time Adelaide
  • Rapidly growing 100+ person Australian owned, multiple roles
  • Linux, Multiple Distributed Networks, Defence
  • Attractive salary package, flexible working hours

About the Role

We are looking for a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to provide core financial management, oversee commercial matters and facilitate our growth strategy. As an integral member of the leadership team, the CFO will shape our financial, governance and risk frameworks, being actively involved in all material business decisions.

To be considered for this role, you must be an Australian citizen.

Reporting to the CEO and Board, the core responsibilities include:

  • Formulation and delivery of an annual finance strategy including divisional analysis, project financial performance, forecast revenue growth, cash flow and tax planning.
  • Strategic liaison with key stakeholders including banks, tax agents, auditors, insurance brokers, state and federal based regulatory bodies and other statutory agencies.
  • Conducting monthly project financial reviews with project teams and business partnering to support decision making.
  • Balance sheet and working capital management.
  • Ensuring compliance with all tax requirements including, PAYG, FBT, GST, Payroll Tax, Income Tax.
  • Responsible for all financial reporting and the financial audit processes.
  • Accurate and timely delivery of management reports and other financial information.
  • Developing and delivering performance measures (KPIs) for the finance function.
  • Leading and directing the finance and administrative teams for the business by mentoring, performance managing and enabling sustainable team growth.

To be considered, candidates will have:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics or related discipline, or equivalent;
  • CA or CPA qualified;
  • A proven skill-set in supporting the growth of a company through establishing the right process, procedures and systems
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in similar roles; must have experience across management accounting, financial accounting, and corporate finance;
  • Demonstrated experience in detailed financial analysis; planning, forecasting, and budgeting; cash flow projections; market capitalisation and P/E ratios;
  • Excellent verbal communication and advanced writing skills; experience in partnering with senior stakeholders, and effective engagement with non-Finance audiences;
  • Outstanding attention to detail and accuracy;
  • MExcellent time management skills and;
  • Preferable experience in the Defence domain and international jurisdictions.

Security Clearance

Applicants are required to be Australian Citizens and be eligible to hold and maintain an Australian Defence Security Clearance. Eligibility requirements can be found at www.defence.gov.au/security/clearances.

Benefits working for Consunet:

  • A workplace that believes in innovation, quality, and a work-life balance.
  • Flexible, inclusive and friendly work environment.
  • Competitive remuneration.
  • Salary packaging options.
  • Parental Leave
  • Study Loan Scheme
  • Career and skills progression through training and development to team members.
  • Access to cutting-edge technology, research, and agile project management practices.
  • Mentoring and support from our experienced team members.

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:

  • How many years' experience do you have with forecasting for businesses?
  • Have you worked in a role which requires experience with financial analysis and modelling?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a chief financial officer?
  • Have you completed a chartered accountant (CA) qualification?
  • Do you hold Australian Security Clearance?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a Financial Management Manager?


Please send your covering letter summarising your experience and current resume to recruitment@consunet.com.au, noting in the subject line: Consunet – Chief Financial Officer

About Consunet

Consunet is headquartered in the Adelaide CBD with operations in Adelaide, Edinburgh (SA) and Canberra. We focus on the design, development, deployment and support of high-assurance software solutions – trusted software and systems that do exactly what they are supposed to, when and where they are supposed to do it, and with the cyber and security safeguards needed to protect it. We collaboratively work with customers to understand and solve complex problems, and to develop world-leading solutions that deliver enduring benefits.

As a 100% Australian-owned and operated corporation, Consunet strives to be the country’s leading cyber and spectrum security solution developer, and trusted industry partner to the Australian Defence and cyber security communities. A strong research and development and collaboration emphasis underpins our culture of innovation and excellence. We lead with vision to deliver trusted and sustainable outcomes for discerning and astute customers.

Are you seeking a challenging career with an Australian technology leader?

Consunet is a dynamic company on a rapid growth path. We are actively searching for suitably skilled Australians to join our team of trusted professionals.