M&A Lead Advisory Partner

17 / 06 / 2024

  • Auckland
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Banking & Finance / Investment Banking

Description

Grant Thornton New Zealand is on an exciting growth trajectory and is looking for an experienced and highly proactive M&A advisory partner to contribute to this growth in its Auckland office.

Grant Thornton delivers all the services you would expect from a global accounting and advisory firm, but this is where the similarities stop. Here at home and across its global network, Grant Thornton is famous for being down to earth and personable. Clients enjoy a more personalised service, delivered by people who have a passion for their work and a genuine desire to make a real difference. This passion creates a unique environment within the professional services industry, one where both clients and their people feel genuinely supported, can be themselves, and can thrive and grow. The only things treated like a number at Grant Thornton New Zealand are … the numbers.

As a M&A lead advisory partner at Grant Thornton, you will join a rapidly growing practice and inherit a portfolio of high-calibre clients that tell a unique NZ business story, as well as an international one. You will ensure the highest quality of transaction advisory services are delivered to them while playing an active role in contributing to the firm’s vision and growth.

As a senior member of the firm, you will also be a role model and a people leader, working alongside a diverse and market leading financial advisory team and embodying the firm’s culture and behaviours of: ‘be brave’, ‘trusted to deliver’, ‘we not me’, ‘go beyond’, and ‘have fun and keep it real’. Culture is what sets Grant Thornton apart, and you will quickly become an integral part of the fabric of the firm and its success story.

Naturally, you will also be expected to maintain your technical currency to ensure the highest quality transaction and financial advice is delivered to your clients at all times.

Key responsibilities:

  • Developing and maintaining a portfolio of client and referrer relationships for the firm and ensuring high levels of client satisfaction whilst retaining a network of personal, professional contacts.
  • Comprehending the needs of clients to identify and implement the most appropriate solution by providing advice and supporting documentation that clearly address and fulfil client’s needs and are consistent with Grant Thornton’s branding and client service approach.
  • Proactively observe and act on opportunities that develop new client and referrer relationships, whilst consulting with other Partners and other stakeholders to ensure an excellent collective and comprehensive approach.
  • Provide leadership to the Auckland office whilst ensuring high levels of mentorship by contributing to the development and training of team members, whilst participating in the review and monitoring of regional team members performances.
  • Participating in setting annual budgets and establishing work plans for your team and divisional productivity, working in conjunction with the Service Line Leader to monitor performance against targets, and reporting on progress on a monthly basis.
  • Identifying and cultivating business development opportunities by providing additional services to clients, ensuring these are consistent with the firm’s overall strategy and cross-function collaboration.

About You
You have a minimum of five years of corporate finance experience in a senior leadership role within a relevant firm (including consultancies, investment banks, private equity and family offices or similar). You have an existing network and an excellent understanding of New Zealand’s corporate finance landscape whilst having demonstrate experience in generating a fee base and managing a portfolio of clients and referrers. You enjoy working with clients and managing teams, and are seeking a firm that matches your values and aspirations – a place where people come first and satisfaction comes from a job well done. If this sounds like you, then Grant Thornton is waiting for your application.

To Apply
To find out more about this opportunity please contact Kyna Harmon on kynah@huntercampbell.co.nz or 021 242 9807 at Hunter Campbell.

  • Additional partnership opportunities
  • Auckland office
  • Big firm ability with smaller firm agility

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Regional Sales Manager

14 / 06 / 2024

  • Auckland
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Regional Sales Manager / Sales Manager / Sales

Description

Regional Sales Manager

  • Lead a high performing sales and enable them to be successful.
  • Join a dynamic property business positioned for growth, even in a challenging property market.
  • Mould and define your role, making a significant impact.

About the company

Join one of New Zealand’s leading residential property developers, boasting a solid reputation for delivering top-notch homes throughout Aotearoa to homeowners and investors alike.

About the role

Reporting to the National Sales Manager, the role will see you provide strong leadership to the Auckland sales team, which consists of 4 consultants currently. The Regional Sales Manager will focus on and take responsibility for their team’s performance, striving for outstanding results and providing crucial support to ensure their success in sales. They will lead the team’s growth and facilitate their development as the business expands. Leveraging their expertise, they will skilfully train and mentor their team to maximise their potential.
  
The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership skills and a proactive mindset to effectively navigate the complexities of the current property market. They will demonstrate the ability to lead their team through engaging and supporting buyers throughout their journey, from initial engagement to the final close.

Responsibilities

  • Team engagement and leadership, encompassing around 70%. This will entail actively engaging with the team, providing guidance, facilitating discussions, delivering coaching, and offering constructive feedback in a manner that fosters the team’s success.
  • 20% of the responsibilities will revolve around refining and defining processes.
  • The remaining 10% will be dedicated to strategic planning and initiatives to align the team’s efforts with broader organisational goals.

About you

  • Attitude: You’ll have a growth mindset and can demonstrate adaptability to change and growth. You’ll bring positivity and energy while possessing strong internal stakeholder management skills and influencing ability. You’ll be skilled at adapting to various personalities across all organisational levels.
  • Leadership Skills: You’ll be a proficient people leader capable of quickly establishing respect and rapport with their team. You’ll have the acumen to motivate and develop a sales team while holding them accountable in a constructive manner.
  • Coaching Ability: You will have a track record of effectively mentoring sales teams, enhancing their abilities and skills. You’ll have the ability to bring out the best in salespeople and provide feedback and coaching as needed to foster continuous improvement.
  • Industry Knowledge and Experience: You’ll be an experienced sales leader from the property industry, preferably with expertise in selling new homes off-plan. You’ll have strong sales methodology and practices that you can impart to the team.

  Benefits

  • Dynamic property business, set to flourish despite market challenges, ensuring stability and growth opportunities.
  • Collaborate with successful developers, contributing to a company with big aspirations, fostering professional growth and accomplishment.
  • Assume a leadership position where you have the autonomy to mould and influence outcomes, empowering you to make a significant impact within the organisation.
  • Grow alongside the business, with opportunities for professional development, ensuring your skills evolve in tandem with the company’s expansion.

  
If you are a dynamic sales leader ready to make your stamp and make a significant impact, apply today! Or contact Jessica Walker on 021 244 6405 or
jessicaw@huntercampbell.co.nz

  • Lead a high performing sales and enable them to be successful
  • Join a dynamic property business positioned for growth
  • Mould and define your role, making a significant impact

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Assistant Accountant

14 / 06 / 2024

  • Auckland
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Accounting / Accounts Clerk

Description

About the company:
  
Karen Walker’s eccentrically elegant style has established a stellar international following for her ready-to-wear, eyewear, jewellery, bags and fragrance.
  
Karen’s signature energy and optimism define the label. Her designs cleverly play with cultural subtext, juxtaposing luxe and street, masculine and feminine, folk and utility, creating pieces that are both directional and wearable: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Adele, Lorde, Priyanka Chopra, Rihanna, Gigi Hadid, Michelle Obama and Lady Gaga count themselves amongst the formidable roster of celebrity fans.
  
Her influence has seen her consistently ranked for the past seven years in The Business of Fashion’s powerhouse BoF 500, reflecting her position as a global industry figure shaping the future.
  

The role:
  
As the Assistant Accountant, you will take on a varied role embracing a range of tasks. Sitting within a small finance function, reporting to the Financial Controller, you will have a solid support base as well as the freedom to work independently. This role will suit a finance professional with a minimum of 3 years’ experience with an appetite to learn and a proactive approach to taking on new challenges.
  

How you will contribute:

  • Prepare month-end and year-end procedures, including journal processing and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Prepare GST, PAYE & FBT.
  • Perform daily key accounting tasks including FX payments, general ledger maintenance, and bank reconciliations.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date stockist and supplier records.
  • Manage and maintain inventory accuracy, reconcile accounting software with inventory management system.
  • Maintain Fixed Asset Register.
  • Manage and assist with AP & AR.
  • Payroll processing and any relevant compliance.
  • Provide reporting and general administrative support to the finance team.

Key requirements:
  
Ideally, you will have;

  • At least 3 years’ experience in an accounts/finance team, preferably in the retail sector or similar.
  • Strong Excel skills and a sound understanding of accounting related software (Xero/MYOB).
  • The ability to hit the ground running and work independently.
  • A willingness to take on new challenges and get involved in various accounting tasks.

  
Why work with us:
  
At Karen Walker, you’ll have the opportunity to work in a vibrant and creative environment where your ideas are valued. We offer competitive benefits, opportunities for professional growth, and the chance to be part of a global brand that celebrates individuality and creativity. Career development and advancement opportunities.
  
  
If this role is of interest and you would like to work for one of New Zealand’s most prestigious fashion designers, please APPLY NOW or contact Morgan Schuler from Hunter Campbell Recruitment via morgans@huntercampbell.co.nz // 027 579 2286 for a confidential discussion.

  • Join a vibrant and creative environment where your ideas are valued
  • Staff benefits and opportunities for growth and development
  • Work for one of NZ's most prestigious fashion brands

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Sales Support

12 / 06 / 2024

  • Auckland
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Sales / Sales Coordinator

Description

About the Company:

James Crisp Ltd is one of New Zealand’s leading FMCG sales agency and brand management firms focusing on Grocery, foodservice and ingredient sales to NZ wholesale grocers and manufacturers. James Crisp Ltd employs over 60 people nationally and they have over 100 years’ experience in successful client relationships, proven sales ability and developing careers for their dedicated personnel.

The Role:

James Crisp are looking for an enthusiastic sales support person to join their Head Office team in Parnell, Auckland. This is a diverse role and perfect for someone who’s ready to further their career in Inventory/Contract management and Commodity Food Ingredients Sales.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing sales contracts, inventory levels and supply/demand of imported and local food ingredients.
  • Coordinating with internal procurement teams and the ingredients sales manager.
  • Monitoring inventory and sales
  • Customer services and support to the Trading Manager

  
Key Experience:

  • You’re highly organised and able to self-manage and take initiative, as well as seek assistance where required
  • You’re friendly, professional and can maintain positive working relationships in a fast paced environment.
  • You’ll have Microsoft Office skills and in CRM and have experience in Sales Support or Supply Chain Administration
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills, plus strong administrative skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Some industrial food or sales experience would be advantageous.

  
Above all, you’ll be confident and proactive, with a can-do attitude and a good sense of humour!

What’s in it for you?

  • A friendly team environment
  • Working for a NZ privately owned and operated business, which makes a difference
  • The chance to make an impact within our team
  • The opportunity to be part of a lively social scene and advance your career path

If this sounds like the opportunity you’ve been waiting for, apply online with your CV and cover letter today or reach out to Bethany Taplin on 021 309 136 for a confidential discussion.

  • Established business, reporting into a supportive National Sales Manager
  • Autonomy to make the role your own
  • Parnell location with parking

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Sales Associate

12 / 06 / 2024

  • Auckland
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Sales / Sales Representative

Description

Sales Associate

  • Start your journey with an entry-level position, paving the way towards becoming a New Home Consultant.
  • Join a dynamic and accomplished team, offering an exceptional training experience.
  • Enjoy an active and stimulating role where each day presents new challenges and opportunities.
  • Embrace the chance to contribute to the sales of gorgeous residential properties, representing an outstanding product and brand.

About the Company

Join a renowned name in the NZ residential industry who are committed to crafting exceptional living experiences. With a focus on quality, innovation, and customer satisfaction, they strive to create homes and build communities that reflect their dedication to excellence.

About the role

As Sales Associate, your role will encompass a variety of administrative and customer-facing duties to support the overarching objectives of the New Home Consultant team. Your primary goal is to interact with customers both over the phone and in person, providing them with an exceptional experience. Each day presents new challenges, as you’ll be stationed in showrooms across the North-West Auckland Region. Weekend availability is essential, with two days off scheduled during the week.

This role is ideal for individuals with a background in customer-centric positions who are eager to elevate their skills. It serves as an excellent entry point into the residential industry, offering opportunities for rapid growth and advancement for those who excel.

Responsibilities

  • Each day presents unique challenges and experiences. From engaging with different clients to coordinating various tasks, no two days are alike.
  • Operate in diverse settings, ranging from showrooms to various residential properties.
  • Interact directly with potential buyers to understand their preferences as well as addressing inquiries and providing valuable information to facilitate informed decision-making.
  • Engage with customers over the phone to comprehensively understand their housing needs and preferences, building rapport and trust through effective communication and active listening.
  • Conduct walkthroughs with customers in prospective homes and facilitate pre-purchase inspections to ensure transparency and customer satisfaction.
  • Provide support during the settlement process, ensuring a smooth transition for buyers. This can include key handovers and assisting customers with any necessary documentation or procedures.
  • Liaising with external stakeholders and vendors to set up showrooms and provide coordination should anything require fixing.
  • Ensure database is up to date with perspective buyers.

  About you

  • Skilled in customer-centric roles, adept at engaging with customers directly.
  • Proactively organised and agile, adept at multitasking and prioritising effectively.
  • Capable of building rapport effortlessly, bringing energy and engagement to customer interactions.
  • Possesses the ability to influence and remain resilient, complemented by strong questioning skills and active listening.
  • Courageous and proactive in reaching out to prospects, including warm inbound leads.
  • A team player experienced in collaborating effectively within a team setting.

Culture

The business takes pride in being a high-performing organisation with a deeply engaged and successful team. The company fosters a vibrant people-centric culture, encouraging everyone to bring their authentic selves to the workplace.

If you’re passionate about delivering exceptional customer experiences and thrive in a dynamic, customer-centric environment, apply today! or contact Jessica Walker on 021 244 6405, jessicaw@huntercampbell.co.nz

  • Dynamic role where no two days are the same
  • Become a valued member of New Zealand's most iconic residential brand
  • Embark on an excellent position with clear avenues for career advancement

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Finance Manager

10 / 06 / 2024

  • Auckland
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Accountant - Chartered / CPA / Accounting

Description

The Business
An instantly recognisable NZX listed business that has an excellent working environment, located in the Auckland CBD. 

The Role
Reporting to a supportive and well tenured Financial Controller, this position will lead a team of 3 direct reports whilst delivering financial advice on business performance, financial reporting and ad-hoc financial matters to key stakeholders. 

Your key duties will include, but not limited to;

  • Timely and accurate delivery of financial information including, but not limited to the monthly P&L, balance sheet, KPI reports, monthly management reports etc.
  • Acts as second in charge to the Financial Controller
  • Provide the Financial Controller and Management with accounting information and analysis as required
  • Assist the Financial Controller to ensure timely and accurate budgets and forecasts are produced
  • Complete statutory reporting packs
  • Coach and mentor a team of 3
  • Lead ad-hoc project work, focused on continuous improvements and systems

To be considered for this position you must be a fully qualified accountant who has experience working in large, complex businesses and is comfortable in a hands on role with large sets of data whilst navigating multiple systems. 

You do not need previous staff leadership experience to be considered. However, you must be able to demonstrate the ability to lead, coach and mentor a team. 

What’s in it for you…
This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a large, NZX listed business who are well established and market leaders in their industry. It’s an opportunity to step into a broad and varied role where you’ll be able to lead and mentor a high performing team. 

Along with an attractive base salary, this business is a big advocate for flexible working arrangements and work from home practices. 

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 Josie Clarke on 027 773 4733 or email josiec@huntercampbell.co.nz

  • Broad & varied role
  • Team of 3 direct reports
  • Flexible WFH practices supported

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Accounts Receivable

10 / 06 / 2024

  • Auckland
  • Permanent / Full Time
  • Accounting / Accounts Receivable

Description

About the Company: 

Our client is a market-leading brand, they are a well-known household name across NZ in the automotive industry. They have been operational in NZ since the 1970s and have strong relationships up and down the country. 
Their head office is based in Mt Wellington and there is car parking available on site. They offer flexible working with a couple of days per week work from home once you are up and running in the role. 
They have a small team in the head office with most staff having a long tenure within the business. They are friendly, and supportive and have a great vibe and culture. 

About the Role: 

As a member of the Finance team and National Support Office, the Accounts Receivable / Finance administrator’s role is to ensure proper maintenance and upkeep of the Fixed Assets Register, bank reconciliation, accounts receivable and inventory systems within its control.

Accounts Receivable & Arrears
• Ensure customers’ accounts are properly maintained and updated on time, in particular, payments are receipted to the correct account, receipts are banked and reconciled, and overdue balances are kept to a minimum in line with the credit control procedures
• All payments receipted to the correct customer and general ledger accounts
• Branch sales and receipts are reconciled daily and any short banking is investigated and reported
• Arrears followed up and reduced

About You

  • You will have experience in a similar role
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Strong attention to detail

Benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Parking
  • Discounted services
  • Life insurance

If you’re interested in this role, please APPLY NOW or contact Nadia Macpherson 021 243 6485 (nadiam@huntercampbell.co.nz) at Hunter Campbell for a confidential discussion.

  • Mt Wellington Office + Parking + Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Life Insurance + Discounted Services
  • Small Team With A Friendly & Supportive Culture

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