Senior Management Accountant – Manufacturing

01 / 08 / 2022

  • Auckland
  • Contract or Temp
  • Accountant - Chartered / CPA / Accounting


Our Penrose based client is a highly regarded NZ owned manufacturing organisation that is experiencing substantial growth in supplying both its domestic and international markets. Working as part of a dynamic finance team this is an opportunity to focus on adding value through commercial insights. 

This role has the potential to convert to permanent for the right candidate.

Responsibilities include:
• Preparation and analysis of monthly results
• Providing commentary and presenting financial results to the senior leadership team
• Facilitate annual budgets and the quarterly forecasting process
• Break down and analyse fixed and variable costs
• Conduct “what ifs” to optimise business costs and efficiency options
• Walk the manufacturing floor to study the processes and people, identifying how they interact to understand cost drivers and identify improvement opportunities
• Developing a full understanding of the complete value chain to help influence and drive this throughout the organisation
• Ad hoc projects where requested 

The successful candidate will ideally be a CA qualified Accountant available at short notice, with a broad skill base across management and cost accounting. It’s essential that you have gained exposure to the commercial sector in a fast paced and complex organisation, and experience with large ERP systems is highly advantageous. 

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

To be considered for this position, submit your CV by following the link below. For a confidential discussion please email

  • Penrose Location
  • Immediate start - potential for temp/perm
  • Hourly rate dependent on experience

Apply now

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