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Financial Accountant
Auckland Auckland New Zealand
Full Time
Columbus Coffee New Zealand

3-4 days per month, Flexible hours, Superb Coffee.

We're looking for a contract?Financial Accountant to support our Finance Manager for 3-4 days a month.

The purpose of this role is to complete month end and prepare monthly Financial and Management Reports for our various entities ensuring results are timely, accurate and a fair reflection of each entities financial performance.?

Initially this role will be for 4 months while we integrate our newly acquired brand/business into our core business however the contract term could be extended.? Ideally the candidate will be available immediately.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Analysis of P&L performance including comparison to budget.
  • Analysis and approval of reconciliations and Benchmarking reports?prepared by our Accountant.
  • Preparation of journals, accruals and prepayments.
  • Balance Sheet reconciliations including project account reconciliations
  • Investigation and explanation on variances.
  • Preparation of monthly Financial and Management Reports including Quarterly Board Reports.
  • Review of Accounts Payable reconciliations and payment batches.

This role will report to the Finance Manager who will provide a handover but it's expected the candidate will have the experience and knowledge to be able to complete all duties independently.

The ideal candidate will be qualified (Degree, CA and/or by experience) and will have:

  • At least 5 years practical NZ experience in a Senior Financial Accountant or Finance Managers role
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Xero and QuickBooks
  • Intermediate ? Advanced Excel skills
  • Experience dealing with Intercompany transactions however this is not vital

We're looking for someone who is passionate about delivering great results so a high level of accuracy and attention to detail is required.?

The benefits for you:

  • Experience with a highly successful NZ brand that is a leader in its category.
  • Working with a passionate, friendly team.
  • Flexible hours.
  • Superb coffee.

About Columbus Coffee

Founded 22 years ago in Auckland's High Street, we have grown to become?New Zealand's premium cafe franchise, with over 70 individually and locally owned cafes throughout New Zealand. Our brand is well recognised and we have a highly engaged customer base. Over the past 2 years we've undertaken a full brand review and refresh across every aspect of the Columbus Coffee experience.

To apply

Please send your CV and a covering letter outlining your interest in the role and why you believe you would be the perfect contract Financial Accountant for us to take on board.

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