Commercial Finance Manager

01 / 07 / 2024

  • Auckland
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Accountant - Chartered / CPA / Accounting


About the Company:
Orbit World Travel is New Zealand’s largest owned and operated corporate travel management company. We manage travel for over 1,000 clients across New Zealand in both the public and private sectors. Our vision is to be the travel management company of choice for businesses through building partnerships and delivering sustainable, innovative, and future-focused travel and event management solutions.
The Opportunity:
Reporting to the Managing Director, you will be tasked with providing financial and commercial decision support to the leadership team as well as responsibility for the finance fundamentals of the business. The role remit will include collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to improve financial performance and ensure compliance across the business.
The business is going through significant change as it positions itself for profitable growth. Your role will be central to driving key deliverables including the important area of margin growth. The role works collaboratively with the finance function of the House of Travel Group and will be supported by a comprehensive shared service solution. Your key responsibilities will include;

  • Preparing & reviewing management reports & present to the leadership team
  • Responsibility for financial compliance
  • Develop financial models for cost saving initiatives, as well as for the budgets & forecasts
  • Ownership of customer pricing & identifying income enhancement opportunities
  • Partner with sales with financial targets monitoring and budget analysis
  • Assist in the development of long-term strategic plans.
  • Drive improvement in business performance through process and commercial insights
  • Enhanced business reporting through PowerBI
  • Manage & mentor 2 direct reports. Encourage innovation in identifying areas for improvement and commercial insights

About You:
You will ideally be a CA-qualified Accountant with a diverse set of skills across financial planning and analysis. It’s essential that you have gained exposure to the commercial sector in a fast-paced organisation, with a background in tourism or similar  will be highly advantageous. 

You will have a strong business sense ensuring you can communicate effectively with stakeholders, and you naturally look for ways to create efficiency in your work. If you are a ‘big picture’ finance business partner who gains satisfaction from enabling your stakeholders to understand the numbers, then apply now.

If this opportunity is of interest, please submit your CV by following the link below. If you’d like to find out more and for a confidential discussion, please call Josie Clarke on 027 773 4733 or email

  • Auckland central location in brand new offices.
  • Competitive salary package aswell as travel related benefits
  • Great development opportunities within a collaborative environment

Apply now

Josie Clarke
Senior Consultant, Accounting - Permanent

I’m a specialist mid to senior Accounting and Finance recruiter. I am known for connecting great businesses with the best emerging and established talent out there. I invest my time in building relationships within this cohort, supporting them in their process, understanding what they are looking for, acting as a sounding board, and providing career…

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