Financial Controller at Clarke Hopkins Clarke Architects

Clarke Hopkins Clarke Architects hiring people as Financial Controller. The Selected person will be earn at least Undisclosed NZD per month. There are also many more opportunities. Read the entire post carefully to know all the details related to this job.
PostingFinancial Controller
Job EmployerClarke Hopkins Clarke Architects
LocationCBD & Inner Suburbs
Job SectorFinancial Managers & Controllers

Do you want to work in an architectural practice that designs to change the world, one project at a time?

Are you driven by promoting positive community and social outcomes?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Financial Controller to join our Studio Services Team in our Melbourne Office. 

Who We Are

For over 60 years ClarkeHopkinsClarke have worked to create design that connects people and celebrates community. With studios in Melbourne and Sydney, our award-winning team of over 170 proudly deliver projects with genuine social impact across the commercial, education, health, residential and seniors living & care sectors.

We’re a carbon neutral practice and certified B Corp, having satisfied the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability. 

CHC is an architecture practice built on strong principles. We seek people who have the right skills and share our values.

The Role

Based in Melbourne and reporting to our Practice Manager, the Financial Controller will drive a team of three to ensure the accurate and timely operation of the finance function of the business.

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

  • Overseeing all financial activities including management of the team deliverables around financial reporting and control.
  • Working with our payroll partner to ensure team members are paid accurately and on time.
  • Management reporting, budgeting, forecasting, cash flow management.
  • Management of relationships with internal stakeholders, external accountants, banks and financiers, insurers, and other suppliers.
  • Identification of opportunities to improve existing processes and implementation of new initiatives.
  • Financial input into bids, tendering, contracts and variations including fee and profit benchmarking.
  • Maintenance of fixed asset register.
  • Financial compliance with relevant government bodies covering GST, PAYG, FBT, Payroll Tax, Superannuation and Workcover.
  • Management of finance components of data migration to new practice management system.
  • Coordination and management of audit and effective tracking of financial components required for B Corp recertification and carbon neutral status.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Formal Accounting qualification (CA or CPA).
  • 8+ years’ experience in the accounting or finance space.
  • An understanding of professional services firms/construction industry preferred, but not essential.
  • Excellent technical knowledge, and application of financial and management. accounting standards, principles and practices.
  • Ability to engage, develop relationships, and lead team members.
  • Exemplary attention to detail. 
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.


To apply, please submit your CV and Cover Letter.

For any role specific questions, or to refer someone, please contact Kate Lawley via [email protected]

ClarkeHopkinsClarke is committed to building a diverse and sustainable workforce that is reflective of the clients and communities we serve. We are committed to creating a culture of inclusion and fostering a sense of belonging for our people. As part of this commitment, we welcome and encourage applications from all walks of life.

ClarkeHopkinsClarke acknowledge the Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and pay our respects to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders past and present. We recognise their custodianship over deep time and their continuing connection to lands, waters and communities.

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