Group Financial Controller

Auckland
Contract or Temp
Hunter Campbell Ltd

NZX Listed business

C Suite exposure

$220 - $250K

Job Description:

We are looking for a Group Financial Controller to join a hugely successful, NZX listed business. These roles, in a company with this profile, simply don’t come around often.

The fundamentals of the role will ensure strong accounting and reporting throughout the group, including overseeing and monitoring an effective control environment and providing strategic information and advice to the management team and the Board. But moreover, as the 2ic to the CFO you will become a key leader in the business, and a focal point during a period of exciting change.

About the business

As a well-established, NZX listed mainstay, this business had continued to deliver superb growth and while making prudent decisions internally to keep the business agile in an ever-changing market.

This role will have an accounting, finance and FP&A team reporting in and will require a leader who possesses experience with Controls in a large organization, implementation of new systems as well as sound people management and leadership skills and experience. The Group Financial Controller will also support the CFO and the rest of the executive team.

About the role

Oversee all company accounts and investments

Manage all accounting & reporting including general ledger, P&L, balance sheet, cash flow, cost accounting and revenue recognition

Create monthly and annual reports to identify results, insights, trends, and financial forecasts

Oversee and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances

Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements

Coordinate the preparation of half and full year regulatory reporting

Research technical accounting issues for compliance

Support month-end and year-end close processEnsure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting

Suggest updates and improvements for finance and accounting systems, including budgeting/forecasting and analytical reporting tools

Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls

Manage, coach and mentor financial staff, including accountants and financial business partners

Examine all financial reports and data closely to check for discrepancies and create systems to prevent errors in data collection and calculations

Examine all financial reports and data closely to check for discrepancies and create systems to prevent errors in data collection and calculations

Additional commercial and controller duties as necessary

What we are looking for

CA/CPA Qualified with technical accounting expertise

Previous Big4 Audit experience (Preferred)

Strong Stakeholder Engagement across a wider business

Posted on: 

November 3, 2020

Office Address: 126 Vincent Street, Auckland.

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