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Management Accountant
11/12/2017
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Auckland Auckland New Zealand
Full Time
Parker Bridge ? SARA Winner 2015 ? Excellence in Candidate Engagement

High end retail business with an excellent brand and allowances!, Excellent market reputation and culture, Get on the right track to becoming a Finance Business Partner.

A little about the company

Our client is not your run-of-the-mill high end retail business. This company really knows how to work hard and play even harder. A rare opportunity has come up for an Accountant to join the Finance team in the heart ofAuckland, and work with an awesome FC who's looking for their protg.

A little about the role

Reporting to the Financial Controller, you will be responsible for providing regular strategic and financial commercial support to the company's sales and marketing functions. You will draw insight from the numbers and communicate trends effectively and accurately as well as explaining the business implications and will challenge forecast and business performance to ensure the business units meet their strategic objectives and KPIs. You will model and analyse cost and revenue projections and closely monitor multiple cost centres to support decision making through the monthly reporting and forecasting cycle as well as building bottom up and top down annual budgets. You will play a major role in setting the strategic plan for the business units and will build quality relationships between finance and the wider business to enhance decision making and improve the quality of information flow. You will also manage regular adhoc reporting requests from the business units and provide support as required.

Other responsibilities include getting on the front foot and providing crucial information to help the Retail team make informed decisions based on facts, and not gut-feelings. You will work with the Business to understand their daily, weekly and monthly reporting requirements to help them to run the company more effectively.

This role has huge scope for the right person. Outside of these responsibilities, you'll also be trained by the Financial Manager to help you step up into the business and make a huge difference to the Finance team later down the track.

A little about you

Whilst you'll have the accounting and finance experience needed to get things done, you'll also be someone who knows how to have fun along the way. We're looking fro an all round communicatorwho can work with key internal and external stakeholders of all levels.You will be a strong, natural relationship builder and will be able to influence a wide array of mostly non-finance stakeholders through your strong communication skills

Being CA qualified, having commercial acumen and five or more years' experience is pivotal.

To be successful in this position you will have a strong track record in commercial management or management accounting ideally working closely with a sales and/or marketing function. You will be comfortable working with large quantities of data to draw insight, identify trends and make informed suggestions and conclusions providing high quality advice to the wider business. You will have a strong financial modelling skill set and be able to build and develop financial and scenario based models to forecast business performance and changes.

Most importantly you willbe the finance team's set of eyes and ears operationally.

At Parker Bridge we make every effort to respond to all applications, however sometimes the volume we receive is so large it is not possible. If you do not receive a response from us, please don't take it personally as we really value the effort you made to apply.


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