• pbourke2

Finance business partner and accountant - Melbourne


Are you ready to combine your passion for an active lifestyle with a meaningful career in the cycling industry? At Specialized, we value curiosity, a desire to try new things, and an eagerness to learn about all aspects of the business. Join us in making the world a better place through the power of bicycles and build your dream career at the same time!

Specialized has an opening for a Accountant & Finance Business Partner to join our office in Melbourne. The role reports to the Finance Manager and is a key member of our Finance team, delivering accounting and business partnering support to our Australian and New Zealand businesses.


You will:

  • provide financial and commercial advice to key stakeholders, driving profit through the identification, assessment and management of commercial risks and opportunities;

  • manage the month-end accounting tasks and ensure the integrity of financial information and compliance with relevant internal and external reporting requirements;

  • manage the annual budget process in collaboration with key business stakeholders;

  • contribute to driving process and operational improvement by challenging the status quo and identifying and executing on greater efficiency, quality of information and maintaining a high performing culture; and

  • support the upgrade or implementation of new systems and finance tools.


  • Bachelor of Commerce or Accounting, or related field

  • 4+ years’ experience in a similar role

  • CA or CPA qualified (or working towards qualification)

  • Strong accounting knowledge and experience with month-end close

  • Outstanding presentation and communication skills with ability to interact across multiple functional areas

  • Strong business and financial acumen. Proven ability to think creatively with strong problem-solving skills

  • Advanced Excel skills

  • Experience with large-scale ERP system (Oracle preferred) and other applications like Planful and Tableau

  • Demonstrated proficiency in stakeholder management and influencing senior leaders

  • Demonstrated experience in driving process improvements

  • Exceptional drive for results and a self-starter

  • Have an interest in the cycling industry or passionate about a healthy and active lifestyle


Please include a cover letter as part of your application. A six month probationary period applies to this position. Please note only applicants who have the right to work in Australia should apply for this role.

Agencies please note: this vacancy is being managed directly by Specialized’s Recruitment team. We will contact our preferred agency partners should we require additional support. Thank you

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