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Corporate Accountant

Fisher Paykel
Auckland, NZ
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Oct 20, 2023

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Full Time
The Role

Fisher & Paykel is an iconic New Zealand brand, a global company with a strong local heritage. Our origins inspire our culture of curiosity and passion to develop solutions designed around people - these are some of the core elements that make us unique.

We are driven by our values of being trusted, sustainably minded, innovative, generous, and curious. As a team, we take a collaborative approach and have a working environment where all ideas are heard, evaluated, and tested against our leading goal - to be the world's most human-centred appliance brand.

As a global finance team, we work across many markets, business units, and product lines, but are connected through our shared purpose and values. Wherever we operate, our people are empowered to drive action, solve problems, and take ownership. We strive to cultivate a learning culture that nurtures talent and diversity and puts people first.

About the role

We have an opening for a Corporate Accountant in our Group Finance Team who will lead a critical role in the preparation and presentation of monthly consolidated financial reports (statutory based) This role provides scope for you to also own and be accountable for maintaining accounting of the group leases portfolio under IFRS.

As the Corporate Accountant in the Group Finance team, your day to day will vary, but be grounded in a set of core monthly and annual financial reporting consolidations. Outside of these processes, you will be supporting the team as we look to connect, collaborate, and partner across the Group to create value and achieve our leading goals.

This is where you come in

Prepare and analyse the monthly statutory consolidation package for both the Management and Board of Directors including but not limited to:
  • Profit & Loss statements
  • Balance Sheet
  • Ancillary reports, e.g., inventory, banking covenants
  • Consolidation entries
  • Management of IFRS16 Lease accounting using LOIS software system, working with the Assistant Accountant to ensure all leases across the Company are reported and reconciled monthly.

Work with auditors on group and local audits to ensure all queries resolved and any information required is provided using Auditor's software to upload data.

Reconciliation of Accounts Receivable and Payable between FPA and our parent. Work with other entities in our group monthly to ensure resolution of missing transactions or issues intercompany.

Complete preparation of PBC (Prepared by Company) pack required by Parent for quarterly and year end reporting.

Work with the Finance teams in our business units outside of Group Finance to ensure compliance with all statutory requirements and correct reporting.

So who are you?
  • A proven financial professional, 3+ years' experience and CA qualified.
  • Strong problem-solving ability, comfortable with large volumes of data.
  • Curious mindset with the ability to foster & maintain strong relationships with a broad range of stakeholders.

What we offer

We can give you the rare opportunity to move into a large, complex global organisation headquartered in NZ, where you will gain wide exposure across the business. This role has diverse and exciting challenges and the chance to continually learn and develop.

Along with a competitive salary, flexible working, ongoing development and excellent growth and progression opportunities, as a valued member of our team you'll enjoy generous discounts on Fisher & Paykel and Haier products, life & disability insurance, discounted medical cover, access to our superannuation scheme, access to our leading Whanau/Family leave offering, our subsidised staff café, and free car parking when you are on-site.

All this, coupled with great leadership and backed by a world leading heritage brand that is consistently ranked as one of New Zealand's most Trusted Brands… year after year.

Apply now providing your CV and a cover letter.

Here at Fisher & Paykel we're passionate about our customers and we care about the details. It's this passion that inspires us towards reaching our goal - to become the most human-centred appliance brand in the world.

Fisher & Paykel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or other characteristics protected by law.

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