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Administration Officer

Hamilton Hamilton Waikato, New Zealand
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Mar 26, 2024

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Full Time
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New Zealand


Hamilton & North Waikato

Role Type

Accounting & Commercial

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Position Description

Our Co-operative

Fonterra's strength is in the collective | Te Mātāpuna toa takitini

We are a Co-operative created and owned by Aotearoa New Zealand dairy farmers. Since our beginnings, collaboration, innovation, and passion have enabled us to share the goodness of our dairy with the world. We're committed to caring for the land, our animals, and every drop of milk, producing nutritious food with safe, quality ingredients loved here in New Zealand and around the world.

As part of the Fonterra Co-op, you'll be solving for a better future alongside a team connected by solid values as we strive to be a leader in dairy sustainability, dairy innovation and science, with a focus on New Zealand milk.

When you join Fonterra, you'll open yourself to a career of opportunities where you can grow with us by developing your skills, sharing your knowledge, and exploring diverse career paths that ignite your passions.

About us | Whakapā mai

We love kiwi dairy farmers and think they're pretty awesome. For generations they have relied on hard work, ingenuity, and each other, to create the kind of goodness that fuels our families, connects our communities and supports our economy.

At NZAgbiz, we work with farmers and rearers to plan for a more productive future. By making the best decisions early, focusing on quality, research, and proven results, and prioritising sustainability, we help our customers achieve greater efficiency and productivity in the years to come.

About the opportunity | Te whai waahi

This is an exciting opportunity that sits with Fonterra's Animal Nutrition business unit NZAgbiz. At NZAgbiz we specialise in providing the best in Dairy based Animal Nutrition across Calf, Lamb, Goat and other species. Our product range also includes supplements to support Animal health from Probiotics to Electrolytes. We are on the lookout for the next superstar to support our Commercial Manager in this role we see you provide high-level administration and customer service support. As well as working closely with the Commercial Manager regarding month-end, financial reporting and analysis.

We work very closely with our Farmers and Farmer retailers so every day will be different and lots of fun.

Role Accountabilities

Customer service including inbound and outbound communications and working with sales managers to achieve targets and assist with sales opportunities.
AP, AR and Supplier Management
Managing Stock movement and reconciling stock takes with ERP system.
Assist or lead projects as required.
Assist commercial manager with reporting, forecasting and month-end

About you | Moe koe

To be successful in this role you will have a good commercial and financial understanding with an eagerness to develop and learn for the Commercial Manager but not afraid to get stuck into the day-to-day customer service and sales for the business. You will be someone who can manage complexity, value diversity and strive for outcomes.

Ideally from a financial background, you must be highly organised, have a strong eye for detail and a passion for providing our customers the best possible service.

Other skills and experience we are looking for:

Experience in finance functions, a tertiary qualification in Finance such as CA/CPA an advantage
Experience in systems such as SAP, Excel etc.
Ability to analyse complex information.
Willingness to work collaboratively and build internal relationships.

The benefits of life at Fonterra | Te ora i Fonterra

Our people and what they bring to our Co-op shape our success. We have a collaborative culture, inspiring leaders, and passionate people, making Fonterra a great place to work. We also offer competitive remuneration and a range of benefits, regardless of your role or location.

We offer flexible working to ensure the job gets done whilst being there for life's important moments.
With a global presence, a world of career opportunities awaits you.
We support your health and wellbeing with events, discounts on wellbeing products, and employee assistance programs.
We encourage lifelong learning and will help you develop your skills.
Enjoy discounted health insurance based on your employment type and location.
No matter your life stage or choices, we have leave options, including purchasing additional leave, enhanced parental benefits, and long-service leave.

Our Co-operative is a place where everyone can be themselves, feel empowered to do their best, and are empowered to create goodness for generations.

Sound good to you? Come join our whānau and let's solve for better, together.

You, me, us together.

Tᾱtou tᾱtou.

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