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Finance Business Partner (12 month Fixed Term Maternity Cover)

The Warehouse
Auckland, NZ
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Mar 7, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Business Partner
Contract Type
Full Time
Company Description
We are on the hunt for a Finance Business Partner to join our Finance advisory arm who partner with every area of our business ensuring commercial thinking feeds into our strategic business decisions. This is a role that will play to your stakeholder management skills, technical accounting expertise and IT knowledge! This opportunity is a 12 month fixed term contract to cover maternity leave.
The Warehouse Group (TWG) has become a Kiwi household name, and we proudly recognise the role that we play in communities throughout New Zealand. We are the largest general merchandise retailer in NZ with over $3 billion in sales, and employing over 12,000 people across The Warehouse, Warehouse Stationery, Noel Leeming, Torpedo7 and To ensure we can adapt quickly to ever-changing customer needs, we've adopted an agile structure with a focus on collaboration, productivity and speed-to-market.
Job Description
Reporting into a Business Advisory Lead, you will support and influence senior business leaders in the Information Systems function with your sound commercial advice - which may involve a variety of strategic, operational, people, commercial or financial elements. Advice will derive from high quality analysis and modelling of problems and business cases, discovering options for solutions, and understanding broader strategic alignment and trade off issues. Capital expenditure investment, budgeting, forecasting and ultimately driving value will form key components of your role.
You will bring objectivity and strategic acumen to business issues, whilst also being comfortable to dive into the detail when needed. You understand the value of building relationships, whilst also being an influencer, hence challenging the business to ensure the best quality decisions are made.
Information Systems (IS) has significant focus with lots of projects on the go, so this is a true business partner position, where you will have a seat at the table with the IS leadership team.

Finance Business Partner or Commercial Advisor experience (a tech background would be a bonus!)
Commercially astute and strategic - you have a knack for cutting through complexity to achieve clarity of thought and advice, along with comfort in dealing with ambiguity
Pragmatic work style
Strong analytical abilities, coupled with financial modelling skills
Excellent Communication and Relationship management - this is your forte - building, maintaining, and developing relationships by influencing, educating, challenging, and collaborating with internal stakeholders
Leadership skills - ability to influence, guide and grow finance specialists

Additional Information
Working with The Warehouse Group | Kia mahi tahi i Te Roopu Whare Putunga
We offer a dynamic, supportive team environment within a business that cares about and recognises individuals. When you join us, we offer a range of benefits that work for you, your lifestyle and your career which include:

Discounts across most of our brands
Paid birthday day off
Onsight gym and cafe at our Northshore Support office
Free parking at our Northshore Support office
Flexible working arrangements with up to 2 days working from home per week
26 weeks paid parental leave (for permanent team members)
A range of wellbeing support

The Warehouse Group is constantly evolving and growing, this is a great opportunity to grow with us. If a role like this excites you, apply online and you might just land yourself the dream job!
If you're driven, adaptable and passionate about finance, let's work together | Me mahi tahi tatou

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