Commercial Manager – Manufacturing

16 / 11 / 2023

  • Auckland
  • Contract or Temp
  • Accounting / Financial Controller


Excellent opportunity to join a household name within the FMCG industry based in South Auckland. This initial 3-6 month contract role will suit an experienced Commercial Manager or Senior Finance Business Partner with experience partnering with Operations. 
Currently in a steady growth phase, this FMCG organisation has exceptional manufacturing capabilities with an iconic product range.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide strong analytical and communication skills to support business partners and influence behaviours / performance
  • Work with the manufacturing teams to develop robust forecasts and budgets for labour, overheads, and material variances
  • Provide insights into unit costs by production line and SKU
  • Develop and enhance models to assist with budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Provide financial analysis and review of NPD projects submitted by Marketing
  • Maintain costed BOMS and Routings in SAP
  • Provide financials & commercial guidance for capital investments and other business cases


  • CA/CPA qualification.
  • Essential experience working within the FMCG or Manufacturing industries.
  • Demonstrated experience within a costing environment with strong commercial acumen, analytical and business partnering skills.
  • Experience with a large ERP, SAP highly desirable.

To be considered for this position, submit your CV by following the link below. For a confidential discussion please call Jason Hinton on 027 555 0921 or email

  • South Auckland location
  • FMCG/ Manufacturing experience essential
  • Immediate start required. 3-6 month initial contract

Apply now

Jason Hinton
Partner, Contract

As a specialist in interim contracting solutions, I pride myself on connecting New Zealand’s best businesses with New Zealand’s brightest immediately available Accounting & Finance talent. It’s about creating long-term beneficial effects to both candidate and client through various shorter-term engagements. I do this by taking a proactive and professional approach. I am able to…

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