Financial Controller

05 / 07 / 2024

  • Auckland
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Accounting / Financial Controller


The Company
Award winning New Zealand Mint (NZ Mint) is New Zealand’s only precious metal mint. It is a bi-modal business comprising of bullion trading (investment grade silver and gold) and precious metal collectibles. For some 75 years, NZ Mint has been minting gold and silver bullion and collectibles. A quiet international success story, NZ Mint also facilitates the trading and storing of physical bullion for members of the New Zealand public and exports its collectibles across the globe.
NZ Mint was the first company in the world to license Disney and start making ‘Mickey Mouse money’. It has expanded on this with other strong partnerships with some of the world’s biggest brands such as Marvel, Star Wars, Star Trek, DC, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, etc.

The opportunity
The role of Financial Controller reports directly into an impressive CFO, leads a small team and is responsible for overseeing the company’s financial health by taking ownership of financial management, reporting, controls and systems, whilst developing strategies to enhance financial performance:
Responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Management of the monthly management reporting process
  • Preparation of monthly reporting and variance analysis to budget
  • Lead the annual external audit and financial reporting processes
  • Ownership of the OPEX part of the annual budget
  • Lead the selection and company wide implementation of a new ERP
  • A host of other responsibilities including cash flow forecasting, FX hedging, payroll, tax, royalties and internal controls

What’s in it for you
Superb opportunity to join a heritage NZ brand with exciting growth plans. The business has started its expansion into sports and already licensed with UFC and Major League Baseball, and this role will be pivotal in ensuring the ongoing financial health to support the strategic plans.

Your profile

  • CA/CPA or equivalent qualified finance professional with experience leading a robust accounting function
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience implementing an ERP highly desirable
  • Exposure to inventory preferred (manufacturing/fmcg/retail etc)
  • Ability to work both independently and part of a team

To be considered for this position, submit your CV by following the link below. For a confidential discussion please call Sam Pritchard on 021 224 7093 or email

  • Leadership role
  • Heritage NZ brand with exciting growth and expansion plans
  • Central Auckland location + competitive salary + WFH flexibility

Apply now

Sam Pritchard
Senior Consultant, Accounting - Permanent

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