Financial Controller

Penrose, Auckland
21 Jun 2021
28 Jun 2021
Amy McCusker
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Newly created Financial Controller position with regional team management

Your new company
A dominant leader within their specialised industry, this company has a long-standing reputation serving Kiwi's across the country with emphasis on successful delivery and customer satisfaction. They have grown significantly in the past decade and with new business plans they have decided to recruit a new Financial Controller to join their South Auckland operation on a full-time and permanent basis.

Your new role
Reporting directly to the NZ based CFO, you will hold responsibility for the group's statutory reporting commitments including half and year end alongside managing all financial services functions including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Credit Control and Payroll. The Financial Controller will be the go-to person for developing, maintaining and controller of all finance related documentation, policies and procedures. Furthermore, you will oversee the day-to-day accounting functions of the group and operational processes to ensure consistency, compliance with corporate policy and be expected to identify any areas of financial risk or suggest opportunities for continuous improvements.

What you'll need to succeed
The ideal candidate will have an early background in any Audit or Business Advisory Services related discipline and proven 10+ years' experience in the commercial industry with the application of NZ GAAP, NZ IFRS and at least 5+ years' completing financial statements under the NZ accounting standards network. As this role is focused on leadership and people management, you must have looked after a sizeable team across Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Payroll alongside the ability get involved with various ad-hoc projects such as ERP implementations and establish a fully functional finance team that is focused on continuous improvement.

What you'll get in return
This is a newly created role which provides unlimited scope for regional growth and the opportunity to get involved with commercial and financial strategy at a highly technical senior level. As an already proven leader, you will deeply enhance your people management skills and see your own ideas make a difference to this growing and complex organisation. The successful candidate will be rewarded with a fully negotiable salary and benefits package inline with the NZ average and a clear succession career plan for you with a performance led annual bonus scheme.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to, or call Amy McCusker at HAYS Senior Finance on +6498841525.
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