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Farm Accountant/Finance Manager
08/01/2018
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Southland Southland New Zealand
Full Time
Wilkins Farming Co Ltd

Farm Accountant | Farm Finance Manager Role

Wilkins Farming Company is well established mixed livestock and cropping farming business in Northern Southland with multiple trading entities covering livestock, cropping, transport and agricultural contracting.

Our company is seeking an experienced Accountant to assist our management team.

The successful applicant will enjoy a team environment that is busy, and always interesting. You will understand New Zealand farming and agri-business, Xero experience would be an advantage. Assisting business growth and finance efficiencies will excite you, so too will process improvement.

The role reports to the MD and is responsible for financial management duties such as month end processing, GST, cashflows, budgets, bank reconciliations and general reporting. From time to time there will also be interesting project work which will require project specific analysis and reports.

Personnel Specification, Qualifications & Experience

Experienced Accountant or Finance Manager.

Understanding of finance in New Zealand agribusiness.

Knowledge of farming and agriculture.

Experience in preparing monthly mgmt reports, board & variance reporting.

Understand external financial reporting, including preparation of group financial management reports.

Experience interpreting accounting and financial reporting issues.

Awareness of internal control processes & procedures, experience in process improvement.

Cash manager experience.

Ability to think strategically and cope with business complexity.

Advanced MS Office skills, ability to develop, document and maintain complex spreadsheets.

Southland offers an amazing life style to those who want it, our modern offices are in an attractive rural setting and the role offers an appealing remuneration package that will reflect the level of qualification and experience.


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