senior accountant - team leader in Lower Hutt

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lower hutt, wellington
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daniel wharakura, randstad
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job description

This is an important role for this growing commercial business based in the Lower Hutt. You will be covering the maternity leave for the current finance manager.

The role of Finance Manager is critical to the success of the group. This role is primarily responsible for the financial management, reporting, budgeting, forecasting and taxation compliance for each of the businesses owned and/or operated by the Company Directors.

Leading a small team, you will set expectations by setting objectives to ensure deadlines are met. This will enable you to effectively manage team members and provide mentoring and performance management where appropriate.

Taking ownership for the production of accurate and timely financial reporting and analysis for both individual companies and group activities is extremely important. This information will cover monthly, half-yearly and annual requirements. They will also feed in to the strategic plan, support the business in monitoring and controlling expenditure, review revenue and make recommendations to improve productivity.

Some of the key personal qualities required to be successful in this role are, strong organisational skills, attention to detail, leadership and communication skills. From an experienced / technical knowledge perspective you will be a Chartered Accountant (CAANZ or equivalent), and have proven general accounting experience with some exposure to direct staff management. Working knowledge of NZ tax legislation and advance level of financial systems and excel is also required.

If you feel you meet the criteria above, we would love to hear from you! Please apply to the link provided with word version of your CV; alternatively for a private and confidential discussion please contact Daniel Wharakura on 04 494-1326 or

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


Senior Accountant, Financial Reporting, Management Reporting, team leader

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree