Finance Operations Business Partner

26 Jul 2021
18 Aug 2021
Amy McCusker
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

NEW Finance Operations Business Partner role with Warren & Mahoney Ltd

Your new company
Warren and Mahoney are a people-led architectural creative business who measure success based on quality of ideas and meaningful outcomes across diverse communities, typologies and design disciplines. They have been established for over 65 years' now and founded on the convergence of brilliant creative and technical thinking with a bold purpose: to shape and influence cities and communities., which still holds true for them today. The business is committed to achieving a low carbon, socially equitable future through the design and build of benchmark buildings and spaces. The team of over 300+ staff is currently designing projects across Asia, the Pacific Islands, South America, Australia and New Zealand. This work is supported by seven studios working seamlessly together via 'one studio' structure.

Your new role
Reporting into the Group Business Performance Manager, you will support the Auckland Studio Principal regarding financial management of all ongoing architectural projects to maximise project profitability. You will prepare a rolling forecast for the Auckland business and review frequently to investigate all variations, account for revenue on selected projects, communicate a monthly commentary on all management accounts and map out cash-flows for the lifetime of projects. The Finance Business Partner will undertake project profitability reviews, provide guidance on trends and identify any areas of risk whilst working closely with project teams to identify, track and claim variations. Furthermore, you will assist with the negotiation of contracts, manage costs against fee, monitor compliance and be responsible to ensure relevant insurances and QA processes are in place to cover project scope.

What you'll need to succeed
A bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting or similar is essential alongside 5+ years' senior level commercial finance experience or similar project accounting preferably in a large corporate. Full CA/CPA membership is not essential but highly favorable. You will have a local exposure to business partnering, project management and a strong understanding of project financial systems. Softer skills include your positive energy, ability to lead a small team and maintain strong working relationships.

What you'll get in return
If your desire is to incorporate both finance and operational business partnering across a variety of large-scale projects, then this is the perfect long-term opportunity and you will be supported in personal career development every step of the way. They offer a great culture and flexible work arrangements to ensure you maintain a healthy work-life balance, including one day from week working from home and negotiable start/finish times over a 37.5-hour week. You will receive a fully negotiable base salary plus discounted medical insurance and 3% employer Kiwi Saver contribution.

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. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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