Commercial Services Manager (Commercial Finance Manager)

29 / 04 / 2022

  • Auckland
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Accounting / CFO


The Company 
Fulton Hogan delivers high-quality infrastructure to improve the lives of people in Australia and New Zealand, every day. Their 7,700 strong team works in every kind of weather, creating, connecting, and caring for communities. After nearly 90 years in business, they believe resilient infrastructure will help tackle the challenges of a changing world, and they will continue to invest and innovate to play their part.

Fulton Hogan is committed to ensuring the Good Work they do will make a positive difference to the quality of life for their people, their customers and their communities.  Their continued success relies on generating new and diverse ideas, which is why their ‘Good Work’ culture encourages ownership and empowerment, while never forgetting the importance of balancing life’s priorities. 

The Role

The role is responsible for the over-arching strategy of the business sectors, providing an innovative approach to organisational delivery and the development of the capability within the teams. You will be responsible in providing proactive commercial input into the operational business and driving performance in the region. You’ll see yourself leading improvements and initiatives to enable efficient and effective processes, systems, procedures across the region and optimise employee engagement.

Core accountabilities include:

  • Participate as an integral member of the Regional Executive Team.
  • Develop and implement a commercial and people focused strategy that supports the regional business plans key objectives within the financial and people portfolios. 
  • Monitoring financial and commercial operations to identify problems, opportunities and costs to ensure the business operates within relevant legal boundaries, obligations and standards to reduce costs and increase profit.
  • Develop supplier strategies, lead or assist in the negotiation of supply contracts and minimise risk through relationship management.
  • Work with the Regional Manager, Executive and People team to develop a business-leading people

To be considered for this position we’re looking for someone with solid experience in the field. You’ll be driven and passionate about your work, have a can-do attitude, and be ready to keep building your career.

  • Ideally CA qualified, with a degree in Accounting, Commerce or Economics (or equivalent senior experience).
  • 10 years+ experience in a Commercial (Financial), within a diverse and complex environment, combined with 3 years + proven leadership experience.
  • A recognised people person with the ability to support, inspire and lead a team to drive for success.
  • Experience in working with teams across multiple sites.
  • Experience in the design and implementation of organisational strategy, including delivery of accurate financial insights for commercial decisions.
  • An understanding of the importance of culture in the development of strategy and organisational performance.
  • Experience with financial management including budgets, financial forecasts, reporting and P&L’s, financial analysis and benchmarking of performance.
  • A self-starter with confidence to make decisions, you will be a key contributor providing guidance and direction to the leadership team.
  • Pro-active in approach, you will be ambitious for future career growth.

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 Chris Cooper on 021 197 4491 or email

  • Commercial & strategic leadership role
  • Member of the Senior Management Team
  • Large, complex business with fantastic reputation

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Chris Cooper
Manager, Accounting - Permanent

As the manager for the permanent Accounting team, I am responsible for ensuring we maintain a best in class approach to both our talent management and our client’s needs. My area of recruitment specialisation is senior accounting roles. I have an extensive network of both candidates and clients in the Accounting and Finance sector, enabling…

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