Job Ref 3174424
Location Auckland Central
Category Commercial Accounting
Type Permanent - Full Time
A little bit about the company

A rare newly created commercial finance role based in central Auckland, this is an incredibly fast paced and growing FMCG business looking to establish themselves further during an exciting time for the business. This is a newly created role to lead and shape the commercial decision making process within finance operations to have a far reaching impact across the business and future proof further success for the organisation, reporting to the Group CFO.
A little bit about the role

You will have full autonomy to be a true business partner across the business. You will be responsible for driving performance and creating value across the business by producing insightful and analytical oversight. This role will influence strategic and operational decision making through commercial insight and advisory partnering a number of functions including sales, supply chain, marketing and operations.

Core responsibilities include:

  • Support strategic and operational development planning
  • Commercial review, analysis and negotiation of commercial transactions across business
  • Sales and margin analysis and commercial support
  • Provide guidance to senior leadership
  • Budget, Forecast and financial reporting co-ordination and planning 
  • Lead month end process
  • Develop robust financial models
  • Conduct strategic business analysis in support of the development and assessment of strategic long term business goals
  • Clean reporting of balance sheet
  • Review of processes to ensure business is future proofing for continued success
  • Analyse large volumes of information to provide insightful and actionable reporting to senior leadership
  • Management reporting and discussion of key drivers and trends and variance with stakeholders
This business operates in a fast-paced, changing environment and you will need to be ok with having multiple things going on at any one time. You’ll have the confidence and communication skills to walk around the business to collect or share the information needed to keep things moving. This is a really hands-on role to create tangible value within the wider business. 

So who are you and what is your profile
You will be a qualified Commercial Finance professional with exceptional skills to get buy-in from stakeholders. You will be a proven business partner within FMCG and have demonstrable experience leading budgeting, forecasting, financial analysis and reporting for a complex commercial NZX listed business. 

This opportunity has scope for progression and will be actively involved in cross company planning. 

If this sounds like you, please either apply now
  • Business partner with the board of NZX listed business
  • True commercial business partnering role
  • Autonomy to influence decision making