Job Description

Privately owned NZ business requires hands on Financial Controller to lead the finance function and provide overall financial stewardship

The Company

My client is a privately owned NZ business operating in the retail and wholesale trades. The business has operated in the family for years and is well set up, with revenue circa $30M. The Financial Controller role will report directly to the MD/owner and be the critical function in ensuring the head office and finance runs smoothly.

The Role

The Financial Controller is a key member of the SLT alongside the MD and Regional sales managers. You will be responsible for the following:

  • Preparing monthly management accounts and commentary for full Board packs

  • Preparing annual budgets and any other long term planning

  • Ensuring tax compliance of GST, FBT and PAYE as well as working with the external CA firm for annual income tax returns

  • Managing the business cashflow including weekly cashflow forecasts and working with the business and bank on any facilities required

  • Overseeing a team of four clerical people, which covers AP, AR, Payroll and reception

  • Inventory management, including ensuring policies are adhered to, stock counts occur annually and ensuring the GL reflects the true stock levels, accounting for any obsolete stock to be written off

  • Preparing and reviewing payroll and ensuring compliance with payroll legislation

  • Other projects as required.

Your Profile

To be considered for this role, we are looking for a CA qualified Accountant who enjoys working in a hands on environment. Previous experience in an inventory environment would be useful. You will need to have strong communication skills, leadership skills and you definitely need to be someone that wants to get involved in the business. You do need to demonstrate a background of stability and progression in your roles.

Apply Today

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: 06900-0011172051

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