Finance Manager (Retail)

Retailworld Resourcing

A strong presence in the country, this market-leading Kiwi retail business has been around for 100+ years-Seeking a commercially savvy Finance Manager

About the company: 
With a strong presence in the country, this market-leading Kiwi retail business has been around for 100+ years and is seeking an engaging and commercially savvy Finance Manager to join for a min. 12-month contract. A well-known household name that sells a range of quality products and is successfully gaining market share within their sector, they pride themselves on providing excellent customer service and knowledge to their customers. 

About the role: 
  • You will have full oversight and responsibility for the financial performance of this retail company and accounting activities
  • Work closely with the CEO, SLT and alongside high-level stakeholders to make strategic business decisions
  • Manage the companies financial accounting requirements, including; taxes, general ledger and balance sheet, and EOY 
  • Prepare and update cashflow and P&L (sales and expenditure), forecasting outlook to the end of the financial year
  • Attend board meeting to talk to financial results and any other finance-related topics
  • Actively in charge of managing the relationships with various external institutions such as banks, tax agent, insurance etc. 
About you:
  • Due to this being a contract role, you must have had experience working in a senior finance role within the retail industry
  • Formal accountancy qualification and min. 5+ years' post-qualification experience gained in a commercial environment
  • Strong people management skills and ability to lead and motivate a team
  • Confident with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong internal and external stakeholder relationship management skills 
  • You are analytical, highly motivated and results-oriented 
  • Ability to work in the fast-paced and forever changing retail environment!
What is on offer:
  • Being part of a leading retail company in NZ, you will be offered - The opportunity to step into a more progressive position with an industry leader
  • Cross-functional Retail operations, CEO/SLT and board exposure
  • A truly flexible, forward-thinking working environment
  • Competitive salary and company car-park 
They are looking to bring someone on board to start post-Xmas so please register your interest today by clicking "Apply Now". 

* Please note that only applicants currently in NZ and with the relevant retail finance management experience will be considered for this role