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Advertised executive recruitment utilising the disciplines and expertise of an internationally acclaimed executive search firm.

About

Established in 2016, PacPartners is a niche executive recruitment offering for roles that fall below C-suite and Non-Executive Director level. It provides an avenue to recruit both Permanent and Contract/Interim resources into public and private interest entities.

PacPartners provides for advertised executive recruitment leveraging off Pacific Search Partners’ nationally recognised brand and the personal network of our experienced consultants. In addition to online job boards, we attract high calibre talent pools with a range of social media applications and traditional press advertising where appropriate.

Providing flexibility and a bespoke experience to our clients is imperative – this allows us to combine an active recruitment program with proprietary database searches as appropriate to each individual role. Our methodology is disciplined, thorough, confidential and professional. From our initial client briefing through to the negotiation of an accepted offer and beyond, we are transparent and ethical to the fullest degree.

Our Expertise

Working across a variety of industries, our consultants are highly knowledgeable and experienced in recruiting for multiple job functions. Below is a selection of our most recent engagements.

Accounting & Finance

Corporate Finance Manager, Boutique advisory firm
Finance Manager, Co-working hub
Financial Controller, Private membership organisation
Commercial Finance Partner, FMCG (beverage)
Senior Bookkeeper, ASX listed financial services
Senior Bookkeeper, Sustainability
Business Services Accountant, Professional services
Financial Accountant, FMCG (beverage)

Human Resources

People & Culture Manager, creative professional services
HR Advisor, Professional Services
HR Manager, Hospitality & Agriculture

ICT & Project Management

Business Consultant, International SaaS
Project Manager, International SaaS
Head of Marketplace Operations, High growth technology

Professional Support

EA to Managing Director, Property
Office Manager, Agriculture
Accounts Officer, FMCG (beverage)

Sales & Marketing

Marketing Coordinator, International SaaS
Business Services & Support Manager, Retail

Current Opportunities

 

Projects Manager (Retail)

+ Newly created role with 'concept to completion' global retail design & creative organisation; lead projects in AUS with supply chain from UK/China...

  • Newly created Projects Manager role within Global Retail service business
  • South Melbourne office, national client responsibilities
  • Work with global & local retail icons - Australian clients, UK/China supply
Our client is a is a leading provider of Shop Interiors, Mannequins & Visual Merchandising solutions to the major brands in Global Retail. Having recently opened its Melbourne business to support continued international growth, our client also has offices in Shanghai, New York and Prague as well as corporate headquarters in London UK. Worldwide, they employ over 200 employees.

The business provides a ‘concept to completion’ service for brands via retail design, technical design, manufacture, project management and bespoke creative solutions provided to enhance the retail store experience. Working in a fast paced and challenging environment, it is rewarding and constantly forward thinking to develop the business and observing and reacting to industry trends across their expansive portfolio of clients.

The newly created position of Projects Manager will be responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of specific projects ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments and goals. The role will report into the Country Manager in Australia, and be based out of their offices in South Melbourne, VIC. Importantly, the role will involve bi-monthly travel to China to meet with Asia-Pacific regional team members and suppliers.

Activities within the project management team are characterised by high complexity and business criticality. Internal stakeholders are functional experts expecting to be supported and challenged by competent professionals. The Projects Manager will thus be required to possess and demonstrate project management expertise, value add focus, and strong relationship building capabilities.
  
Projects to be managed will be of relatively high volume, complexity and criticality. The majority of projects are either recurring or within short seasonal or promotional life cycles, and a full process is delivered within agreed time frames depending on product category, volume and complexity. The Projects Manager will therefore handle multiple project implementations and day to day operations for retailers across Australia.

Ideal background
To be successful in securing this role, the successful candidate will: 
  • Have requisite tertiary qualifications in Project Management (or equivalent) and be experienced in PM techniques and tools;
  • Have 5+ years of work experience in Project Management or other relevant work experience e.g. Production Manager, Technical shop fittings and fixtures;
  • Be adept at managing multiple projects of varying scale concurrently;
  • Be energetic and able to rise to any challenging project presented;
  • Have a background within retail, shop interiors or visual merchandising with an understanding of account management & supply chain processes (highly desirable);
  • Demonstrate an organised approach to work and keen eye for detail;
  • Have outstanding communication skills and be able to work constructively on their own initiative as well as with key team members in the Asian & UK operations;
  • Have the ability and persona to build strong relationships with clients, vendors and staff;
  • Have outstanding communication, personal presentation and professionalism standards;
  • Have the desire to grow and further develop their career and apply the necessary approach and endeavour to help the new Australian operations develop;
  • Thrive in the challenges of privately owned business, and being a jack of all trades;
  • Take responsibility for their actions, and be accountable for their performance;
  • Be flexible in their approach to working with many different people across multiple locations in and outside of Australia; &
  • Manage time and competing deadlines to a very high standard.
PacPartners have been retained to act on this assignment on an exclusive basis. Confidential enquiries can be directed to Tom Hutchinson on 03 9631 1500. PacPartners is a Melbourne based executive recruitment firm established in 2016, operating as a specialist division of Pacific Search Partners.

 

Business Services Coordinator (Retail)

+ Newly created role with 'concept to completion' global retail design & creative organisation; logistics, merchandising, admin & sales tasks for Aus...

  • Newly created Retail & VM coordination role, seeking aspiring professional
  • South Melbourne office, national client responsibilities
  • Work with global & local retail icons - logistics, account management & creative
Our client is a is a leading provider of Shop Interiors, Mannequins & Visual Merchandising solutions to the major brands in Global Retail. Having recently opened its Melbourne business to support continued international growth, our client also has offices in Shanghai, New York and Prague as well as corporate headquarters in London UK. Worldwide, they employ over 200 employees.

The business provides a ‘concept to completion’ service for brands via retail design, technical design, manufacture, project management and bespoke creative solutions provided to enhance the retail store experience. Working in a fast paced and challenging environment, it is rewarding and constantly forward thinking to develop the business and observing and reacting to industry trends across their expansive portfolio of clients.

The newly created position of Business Services Coordinator will administer and govern the sales process, by integrating operational and Business functions to develop, deliver and execute retail projects. It will report into the Business Services Manager for Australia, and be based in their offices in South Melbourne, VIC.

Multi-tasking is critical and liaising with the international team will be a daily requirement and this position. Broadly the role involves account management, logistics co-ordination, administration, and purchasing co-ordination. Delivering outstanding customer service and identifying upsell and cross selling opportunities with clients are also very important.
  
The role will have occasional face-to-face interaction with the clients and supply chain, and will involve regular reporting internally and externally. It will also be responsible for raising & tracking sales & purchase orders, quotations, invoicing and weekly reports.

Ideal background
To be successful in securing this role, the successful candidate will: 
  • Be energetic and able to rise to any challenging project presented;
  • Have a background within retail, shop interiors or visual merchandising with an understanding of account management & supply chain processes;
  • Demonstrate an organised approach to work and keen eye for detail;
  • Have outstanding communication skills and be able to work constructively on their own initiative as well as with key team members in the Asian & UK operations;
  • Have the ability and persona to build strong relationships with clients, vendors and staff;
  • Have outstanding communication, personal presentation and professionalism standards;
  • Have the desire to grow and further develop their career and apply the necessary approach and endeavour to help the new Australian operations develop;
  • Thrive in the challenges of privately owned business, and being a jack of all trades;
  • Take responsibility for their actions, and be accountable for their performance;
  • Be flexible in their approach to working with many different people across multiple locations in and outside of Australia; &
  • Manage time and competing deadlines to a very high standard.
PacPartners have been retained to act on this assignment on an exclusive basis. Confidential enquiries can be directed to us on 03 9631 1500. PacPartners is a Melbourne based executive recruitment firm established in 2016, operating as a specialist division of Pacific Search Partners.

 

Group Financial Controller

+ Highly commercial Group FC role, Northern suburbs. Manufacturing/distribution industry, privately owned business. Reports to owners, strong $ package.

  • Group Financial Controller role (Northern suburbs), strong $ package on offer
  • Manufacturing & distribution industry, privately owned business
  • Diverse role reporting directly to owners, highly commercial responsibilities
Our client is a national market leading manufacturing and distribution business operating from corporate headquarters in the Northern suburbs of Brisbane. With domestic, commercial and industrial uses for its product range, the business is at an exciting point in their evolution. With a growth mandate in mind, the Directors are seeking to appoint a Group Financial Controller to manage commercial affairs, financial reporting, compliance, inventory and risk across their Australian operations and global supply chain.

This role is the perfect opportunity for an emerging Financial Controller with an interest in manufacturing and cost accounting to make their mark. Using their accounting credentials, the Group Financial Controller will ensure a robust financial reporting function is in place that allows management to receive accurate, timely and insightful data. Concurrently, they will also be a business partner to the owners on sales, production, operations, legal and M&A activities that present.

The role
Responsibilities of the Group Financial Controller will include, but not be limited to:
  • Overseeing all group entity accounts and producing monthly balance sheet, P&L and cash flow reports;
  • Creation of monthly and annual reports to identify results, trends, and financial forecasts;
  • Commercial decision making support to owners around product, supply and sales processes;
  • Reporting and monitoring performance including pricing, cost and margin analysis, budget variances and cash flow forecasting;
  • External Stakeholder management including ATO, auditors, banks, vendors and customers;
  • Ensuring compliance with all statutory, regulatory and taxation bodies including BAS reporting and reconciliation;
  • Ownership of the payroll, AP and Debtor management processes;
  • Supervising and management of one finance team member;
  • Inventory management and associated manufacturing reporting;
  • Managing foreign exchange accounts and tools; &
  • Intercompany transactions and reconciliations.
Ideal background
To be successful in securing this role, the successful candidate will: 
  • Have an undergraduate degree in Accounting / Commerce and CA or CPA membership;
  • Have 8-10 years plus proven experience in financial & management accounting;
  • Be experienced with inventory and cost accounting, ideally sourced from an overseas supply chain;
  • Have experience with MYOB EXO software (highly regarded);
  • Advanced Excel skills including running SQL database queries and report writing;
  • Have highly developed analytical and financial modelling skills;
  • Be a strong communicator, both written and verbal form;
  • Manage time and competing deadlines to a very high standard;
  • Be a natural leader; &
  • Relish the challenge of working in a privately owned business, and embrace the opportunity to build for the future and directly influence the owners of the organisation.
Prior to an offer being made to the successful candidate, they will have to complete at least two reference checks, a national police check and provide evidence of their tertiary education and professional accounting membership.

PacPartners is a Melbourne based executive recruitment firm established in 2016, operating as a specialist division of Pacific Search Partners. We have been retained to act on this assignment on an exclusive basis. Confidential enquiries can be directed to Tom Hutchinson, Client Partner, on 03 9631 1500.

Contact Us

For more information on the PacPartners suite of services, please contact:

Tom Hutchinson
Client Partner
T 03 9631 1500
E tom@pacificsearch.com.au

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