22 June 2022
Interim Senior Financial Accountant

 June 22, 2022 Sam Patterson
Consult Recruitment NZ > 22 June 2022Interim Senior Financial Accountant

22 June 2022
Interim Senior Financial Accountant

A bit about the company:

A Senior Financial Accountant working in a high performing team with a leading household brand. A really flexible work culture with offices on the North Shore. 

A bit more about the role:
A Senior Financial Accountant which offers value-add accounting and operational advice to commercial business owners organisation-wide; they also manage and drive best practice governance and compliance with NZ IFRS.

To be successful in the role, the Senior Financial Accountant will:
  • The role will build a deep end to end understanding of our current process then work to improve accounting accuracy 
  • Responsible for revenue & cost accounting ensuring accurate and complete month end capture of revenue & costs from different sources, including calculating and posting accounting deferrals and adjustments.
  • Preparation of balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Ensuring that Balance sheet reconciliations are completed for monthly review. Managing risk and actions plans resulting from reviews.
  • Assisting in timely completion of management reporting.
  • Providing analysis and commentary over revenue and cost movements each month.
  • Contact point for external audit.
  • Liaising with commercial finance and business owners to provide best practice accounting advice
So what skills will you have?
  • Good technical accounting skills, including a working knowledge of NZ IFRS and its business application
  • Exceptional analytical problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Highly organized and efficient
  • Good communicator, both verbal and written
  • Confident and capable of managing stakeholder expectations
  • Ability to work under pressure and deadline driven
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to research and report on various operational and technical accounting issues
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Preferably experience with SAP or other ERP
  • CA qualification

What's on offer:

A MAT leave cover to run to the end of October but the potential to extend 
A Senior Financial Accountant role 
Rate dependant on experience but likely $100k
  • Based in Takapuna - Really flexible employer
  • Working with a high performing team
  • Quick start in July to end of October initially


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