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Financial Controller

Employer
Robert Half
Location
East Tamaki East Tamaki Manukau, New Zealand
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Mar 24, 2024

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Job Role
Controller
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Company

My client is a well established global MNC business with operations in NZ for circa 100 years. The business is in the import and distribution space and has grown and acquired to be in an enviable market position. With three distinct entities that make up the group and an appetite for future acquisition this is an excellent opportunity to join this company.

The culture is great, laid back, respectful & co-operative but driven to do well. The team is tenured and celebrate their wins but work hard. In this role you will be an integral member of the SLT.

The Role

The role of Financial Controller will report directly to the NZ GM. NZ reports up to Australia so you also have the support of a CFO based there. You will be responsible for the following:
  • Lead the Finance function which is made up of 7 direct reports
  • Develop and the manage the budgeting & forecasting process
  • Lead the financial reporting process with monthly 4 day close and December year end
  • Integral member of the SLT, partnering the GM NZ and three business unit GM's
  • Manage the Treasury function including cashflow management and in particular ensure FX policies and contracts are managed accordingly.
  • Manage the banking relationships as required
  • Manage the statutory, audit & tax processes
  • Responsible for lease renewals and agreements
  • Manage stock provisions and inventory accounting
  • Responsible for company insurances
  • Provide commercial support around acquisitions and growth strategies as they arise
  • Company directorship - requiring signatories.
  • Other ad hoc duties are required


Skills & Experience

We are looking for an experienced Financial Controller who has worked in a business with some size and scale. Ideally the successful candidate would have worked with a Group of companies and preferably with some exposure to import and distribution. You must have the following attributes:
  • CA a must
  • Strong staff management skills
  • A proven track record of stability
  • Strong all round Financial Controller skills whereby you have run the finance function previously
  • An openness to new ideas and experience with change management
  • Preferably experience with acquisition and integration experience


Culture & Benefits

This company has a great culture which is why there is great tenure in the business. The company can offer great benefits that include:
  • Competitive base salary
  • Car or car allowance
  • Bonus structure up to 30%
  • Full medical insurance
  • Well being initiatives and allowance
  • Birthday leave
  • Eye care subsidies
  • Parking
  • Hybrid and flexible working.


How to apply

Please send your resume in Microsoft Word format by clicking on the apply button or for further information, contact Megan Alexander in our Auckland office on 09-915-6700.

Job Reference No: 06900-0012904004

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