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Financial Controller

Permanent / Full Time

H2R are helping one of our Wellington CBD based corporate partners locate a new FINANCIAL CONTROLLER to run, manage and lead the finance function.

This position will report directly to the GM Finance, and join an already well run finance operation. We are looking for someone with a solid handle over management accounts, oversight and mentoring of the Assistant Accountant, and of the transactional (AP / AR / Credit Control) function.

Ideally we want both a safe pair of hands and also someone who is going to stand back and spot those efficiencies / bring smart ways of doing things from their previous experiences.

This organisation is currently experiencing record growth, hence the finance team is expanding too. The business has several different verticals all performing well and all in very interesting sectors. Looking after the financials for them would prove to be interesting also.

Role Duties: 

  • Oversight of accounts payable and receivable ensuring accuracy of debtor & creditor accounts.
  • Oversight of cash flow and forecasting
  • Ensure business group budgets are maintained and administered
  • Provide financial reporting in a timely manner and on a monthly basis to the Board in respect of both individual company and group activities as required.
  • Carry out financial investigations and analysis as required
  • Have oversight of the accounting system and deal effectively with any matters arising.
  • Provide effective management of the company’s inventory and assets, ensuring effective inventory control and overseeing company stock takes.
  • End to end accounting for smaller Group companies
  • Monthly Balance Sheet reconciliation preparation
  • Reporting meets business requirements

More about you:

  • A collaborative style of leadership 
  • Is adaptable and can operate confidently with ambiguity
  • Takes accountability and ownership
  • Continuously looks for better ways to meet, improve and exceed expectations and anticipates issues the Company will face in the future.
  • Seeks feedback on the quality of service to management and employees and takes action to improve services by liaising with other areas of the Company to ensure a seamless service.
  • Sticks to a task until the desired results are achieved efficiently and effectively within agreed timeframes.
  • Sets and meets challenging personal goals and demonstrates a motivation for achieving targets.
  • Demonstrates good time management, prioritising and change management skills.
  • Adjusts communication style to suit the needs of the audience
  • Demonstrates understanding of cultural differences in regard to communication.
  • Degree qualified / CA a preference (not essential)

If this role is of interest, please call Mike Healy asap: 021 337 598 or email on OR apply now. 

Also for more info, a JD, salary info, culture fit etc please get in touch.

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