CFO - South Island - NZ

Westlakes International Recruitment

We are looking for a CFO either based on the South Island or willing to relocate. Reporting directly into the CEO. Large business in the AEC space.

A bit about the company

This company is a major player in the AEC space on the South Island of New Zealand. Tens of thousands of customers. Complex asset / utility requirements and regulation.

The culture here is fantastic. A supportive environment where you can succeed and grow. As well as be challenged technically.

A bit about the role

You will report to the CEO as well as lead the accounting and finance team / function.

A quintessential business partnering role with corporate governance requirements and board participation.

More about you

  • 20+ years in accounting and finance 10+ of which in senior leadership roles
  • Degree qualified and current Chartered Accountant with CA ANZ
  • Asset intensive utility / regulated industry experience
  • Strong technical ability / knowledge of GAAP, IFRS and NZ specific compliance and advisory, tax etc
  • Very experienced working with CEOs / MDs / board / corporate governance etc
  • Treasury and risk management
  • Experience with managing audit and assurance programmes
  • Experience with financial and ERP systems, including system development and improvements
  • Internal and external audit
  • Excellent foresight / forecasting / budgeting / cash flow etc
  • Problem solving and confidentiality

Next steps

If this sounds like you or someone you know, then please call us on +64 (0)9-393-0046 or email on

  • Large corporate opportunity on the South Island
  • Will suit a step up from FD / FC multinational level
  • Excellent working environment and culture

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