financial controller in Auckland

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chris cooper, randstad
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The Organisation

Employing over 100 staff here in Auckland this organisation imports some of the world’s most recognisable brands and distributes them throughout NZ. Whilst this business is experiencing continuous growth, with a focus around digitalisation, and has a turn over of $500m+ they are proud to keep their local and family feel, helping them drive a strong company culture.

The Role

Reporting into the CFO, this role takes full ownership of multiple entities within the business with relation to their financial day to day requirements. You will have a team of 5 reporting into you with a key focus of this role being to help them succeed the high standards that are already in place. Some of the key duties in this role, but not limited to, are as follows;

  • Providing the CFO & respective GM's with financial reports & forecasts weekly & monthly
  • Full ownership of the month-end process
  • Cash flow forecasting
  • CAPEX review & approval
  • Full ownership of tax related requirements; FBT, GST, PAYE etc.
  • Full ownership of the annual audit
  • Lead, coach & drive the accounting team

You, the Ideal Employee

This role could suit a few different types of profile, you could be in a Senior Financial Accounting position and looking for your step up into a managerial role OR you could be at the level of Manager within a chartered accountancy firm and looking to make your first move into a commercial business. You must also possess the following technical and personal attributes to be considered;

  • CA/CPA or equivalent qualified
  • The ability & desire to lead & mentor a high performing finance team
  • Experienced in financial compliance - reporting, control, internal & external audit
  • Up to date knowledge of NZ Tax compliance
  • Solid planning & organisational skills
  • Intermediate to advance MS Excel skills

If you tick the boxes for this role & you would like to be considered then please apply today!

If this role isn't exactly what you're looking for but would like to discuss other possible opportunities then please send your CV through to


financial reporting, statistics, forecasting, CAPEX, cashflow forecasting, annual statements, IFRS, taxation, tax, FBT, GST, PAYE, payroll