31 May 2024
Interim Financial Controller

 May 31, 2024 Sam Patterson
Consult Recruitment NZ > 31 May 2024Interim Financial Controller

31 May 2024
Interim Financial Controller

A little about the company

A household name with an exceptional track record of developing talent, they are an industry leader.

A bit about the role

There is a full JD available but in short this role is responsible for delivering timely, accurate financial reporting to a very high technical standard. 

  • You will be managing a large team of high performers and ensuring they continue to evolve throughout the duration of this contract. 
  • You will be managing cashflow, including cash forecasting and optimising working capital.
  • Support the commercial team and other internal stakeholders on provision of advice for business cases and other project work.
  • Ensure the integrity of the GL and balance sheet making improvements where possible to reporting cycles via systems and process improvements.
  • Manage the auditors both internal and external. 
  • Support the board, the CFO and the wider ELT.


So who are you and what is your background?

  • First and foremost you must be a CA/CPA or equivalent who has spent 5 years in a senior role within a large, complex (ideally listed) environment.
  • You will have impeccable technical accounting skills including knowledge of IFRS.
  • You will have managed large teams in the past and demonstrated an ability to manage and mentor to get the best out of your staff. They are looking for someone who can lead in a collaborative manner while ensuring staff reach their potential. 
  • You must be a very strong communicator not just with finance stakeholders but also those who may not have a finance background. You will be able to explain complex financial concepts quickly and succinctly to none-finance stakeholders.


Whats on offer
  • The role will be a long term contract
  • It will be salaried above $220k
  • You must be available to start within a week or two 
  • Chance to join a genuine leader in their field 
This role is handled by Sam Patterson at Consult recruitment, I read all applications personally and to help us manage applications please apply via the link below.

Studies have shown that women and people from under-represented backgrounds are less likely to apply for roles where they don't match the job description criteria exactly. If you're excited about this role, but your experience aligns less than 100%, we encourage you to apply.
  • Role based in Auckland
  • Requires a genuine technical specialist with large team management
  • Long term contract role

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