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Head of Finance - New Zealand

Ryman Healthcare
East Tamaki Christchurch, Canterbury Manukau, New Zealand
Competitive Salary
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Jul 15, 2022

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Lead our NZ Finance function, ensuring we provide exceptional internal customer service through the delivery of trusted, insightful & comprehensive financial reporting and advice.
  • Join a high growth, well established organisation, listed on the NZX
  • Lead the NZ Finance function
  • Work with a team of talented advisors and managers

Ryman Healthcare

At Ryman we are pioneering a new way to live for a new retirement generation - who are pioneering what it means to live life to the full. We always have, and always will, challenge the status quo and adapt to better serve our residents and team members. Ensuring the organisation is commercially successful is important to us, it supports our goal of creating more pioneering and world class retirement living communities in NZ and Victoria, Australia.

What will you do?

Here at Ryman we are in a significant period of growth, and as a result have recently appointed a Chief Executive Officer to lead Ryman New Zealand. To support this growth, we have an exciting, newly created opportunity for a Head of Finance - New Zealand, reporting into the CEO - NZ. As part of the New Zealand Leadership Team you will collaborate with the wider Finance team, contributing to the enhancement of business performance across the Ryman Group.

You will be responsible for providing timely and accurate financial information to assist effective financial management, oversight and decision-making of Ryman New Zealand. You will be accountable for the cashflow forecast, ensuring that debt and liquidity risk are managed, as well as overseeing reporting to the Group team and ensuring local accounting practices adhere to Group Accounting Policies. You will manage the audit relationship for our New Zealand village financial statements and the Ryman NZ portion of the Group Audit, as well as assisting the Group Finance function meet their statutory reporting obligations.

What's in it for you?

This is a fantastic opportunity to implement your skills in a commercial environment and support the strategic direction of our Finance team. You will gain exposure to a range of areas within Finance and will work with specialists, Senior Leaders and external auditors.

At Ryman we have ambitions to lead the industry at a global level. You will be surrounded by people who are not content with "standard" and will work for a company that will support you to be your best self.

In addition, a career at Ryman offers:
  • The opportunity to join the Ryman Leaders Share Scheme
  • Additional wellbeing leave and flexible working arrangements
  • Access to over 60 discounts with well-known brands across a variety of sectors including; health and wellbeing, banking, insurance, and retail
  • Social club events, free fruit, furry Friday's (bring your dog to work), free yoga classes and a free gym membership

Who are you?

  • You are passionate about facilitating growth, are able to think critically and have a track record of thriving in a fast-paced financial environment
  • You have exceptional communication skills and demonstrate the ability to build valuable relationships, both internally and externally
  • You have experience of critically assessing the financial viability of projects so as to provide strategic advice to key decision makers
  • You value people and kindness, and are passionate about learning and delivering excellent results
  • You strive for excellence and constantly look for ways to exceed expectations; delivering a high-quality service at speed will be second nature
  • You believe in the value of strong, positive, trusting teams who work together as one
  • As a resilient person you keep going, even when there are bumps in the road and you show composure under pressure

If you are interested in joining an organisation with a clear purpose and a commitment to innovation, kindness and excellence, we would love to hear from you!

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