Senior Group Accountant

A New Zealand headquartered globally expanding technology firm seeks a technically competent Senior Group Accountant to lead the international consolidations function as part of the Group Finance team, bringing attention to detail and sharp technical skills with a strong track-record and understanding of multi-currency consolidations and financial reporting.

The organisation celebrates talent, you will be an intelligent, pacey, curious problem-solver and team player keen to make a contribution to the global business.

Ideally, you will have already worked at a global business headquartered in New Zealand. You are CA qualified with over four years’ experience, and you have a passion for accurate, timely financial information and reporting because you understand that your work influences the strategy and direction of the business. You also enjoy continuous improvement and working in a high-performance, friendly culture where your colleagues are driven individuals. An interest in technology, systems improvement and change management would be beneficial – equally, the ability to work manually would be advantageous whilst the automation transformation is underway.

This is a great opportunity for an ambitious finance professional with expertise in accounting to make their mark in a dynamic, transforming, large-scale business with global reach.

A sample of the role requirements are shared below:

  • Preparation of monthly and annual multi-currency financial accounts for the consolidated Group, including segment reporting and associate accounting, where applicable
  • Assist the Group Finance Manager with preparation of Tier 1 IFRS compliant financial statements disclosures and position papers on various accounting topic
  • Preparation of financial and non-financial reporting to the Group Board
  • Assist the Group Finance Manager with external audit requests, trial balance reviews
  • Prepare financial analysis covering financial performance, balance sheet, working capital requirements, and monitoring capital spend to track operational performance of the Group
  • Assist with preparation and analysis of budgeted and forecast for the Corporate departments
  • Support the Group Finance Manager with annual audit requirements, including audit requests, to ensure timely sign-off and filing of accounts
  • Assist the Group Finance Manager with NZ IFRS 15 and NZ IFRS 16 implementation projects, including designing relevant corporate policies and procedures around these areas
  • Manage the company’s employee share scheme, and preparation of Trust accounts for the scheme
  • Assist the company secretary in ensuring legislative compliance
  • Review of statutory reporting packs for Group’s subsidiaries 
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If you are interested in hearing more, please contact Executive Search Consultant, Renisa Maki at  [email protected].