Senior Accountant/Finance Manager

31 / 08 / 2021

  • Auckland
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Accounting / Finance Manager


The Company
Having been in operation for more than 30 years, this leading high-end health care and medical supplies business have experienced continued growth across New Zealand and Australia. The size of their business allows them to partner with some of the most reputable brands in their industry, this is supported through their multiple sites across New Zealand and Australia.
The Role
Reporting directly into an impressive and well-experienced CFO, with the support of 2 direct reports, this role will lead the financial and management reporting for both the NZ and Aus operations. With autonomy and freedom to lead the team as well as driving process improvements, you will also be expected to become a trusted business partner to various business unit leaders to drive financial performance as well as providing them with real-time visibility of how they’re tracking.
This role will only grow with time, however, some of the initial key responsibilities will include (but will not be limited to);

  • Preparation of all financial & management reporting
  • Supporting the annual budgets & all relevant forecast
  • Managing the audit process
  • Preparation & filing of NZ & Aus tax returns
  • Provide financial & commercial advice to management & key internal stakeholders
  • Prepare business cases with supporting analysis & commentary to the sales leaders
  • Leadership, mentoring & coaching for your direct reports
  • General support to the CFO & senior leadership team as required

To be considered for this position you must be a fully qualified accountant (CA, CPA or equivalent). Ideally, you will have trained within a large CA firm as well as having between 2 – 6 years of industry experience under your belt. Experience in, and knowledge of how a business with inventory OR a physical supply chain will be highly advantageous to your application. You must be someone who is happy to be hands-on at times whilst being able to lead a successful team. You will also be exposed to various projects and ad-hoc work from the senior leadership team so your ability to multi-task, prioritise your workload and communicate effectively is imperative.
What’s in it for you…
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to take the next step in their career into a more senior role, leading a small team, with daily exposure to the senior leadership team of a trans-Tasman business. The CFO is looking for someone who they can mentor and develop, therefore this will be a fantastic role for anyone who is on a career trajectory to senior finance leadership roles.
To be considered for this position, submit your CV by following the link below. For a confidential discussion please call Chris Cooper on 021 197 4491 or email

  • 2IC to CFO
  • Staff Leadership Role
  • High Growth Healthcare Business

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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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