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Finance Manager - Contract
Auckland Auckland New Zealand
Full Time
Parker Bridge ? SARA Winner 2015 ? Excellence in Candidate Engagement

North Shore Location, Immediate Start, Nine month contract.

About the business and the role

Our client is a rapidly growing, nationwide business based on the North Shore. Due to the a sharp increase in revenue, a rare opportunity has arisen for an experienced Company Accountant/Finance Manager join this close knit team in a permanent capacity to work closely with management to support the company's future growth.

Job tasks and responsibilities

Reporting to the Managing Director and Owner, you will be responsible for ensuring the accurate and timely preparation of the monthly management and financial accounts with accompanying commentary around variances of actual performance to budget and forecast whilst assessing business drivers. You will also manage the annual budgeting process and will monitor cash flow on a weekly basis. In addition, you will manage the fortnightly waged and salaried payroll and ensure the company meets its statutory requirements. You will also supervise a small team of accounts clerks and review their work. You will also be tasked with constantly improving the company's systems and processes to support future growth and will work on the company's strategy and planning.

Skills and experience

Ideally CA or equivalent qualified, you will be an experienced Company Accountant/Finance Manager with a strong all round skill set in financial and management accounting. You will be comfortable with the nitty gritty detail but also be able to see the bigger picture and operate strategically as required. You will need first rate written and verbal communication skills and be comfortable managing a busy, varied role with a lot of autonomy. You will be used to delivering high quality, accurate reporting and will have an eye for process improvement which will be essential as this company continues to grow. You will also be comfortable informing decision making and pushing back on suggestions where appropriate and be comfortable interacting and working closely with senior management/business owners who are not finance minded. You will also need exposure to a mid tier accounting package and will have strong Excel skills.

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