Job title: Financial Controller
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Building & Construction
Expertise: Accounting
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 20/07/2021
Job ID: 60796

Job Description

The organisation  

Parker Bridge currently have an outstanding opportunity for an experienced Financial Controller to join a successful Construction business based in Porirua.

The organisation is in growth mode and has a range of contracts that provide continuous long-term work. They are a highly regarded brand who have been operating for decades and have been setting a prime example within their marketplace.  

Their workplace culture embodies employment satisfaction, longevity, and a family orientated office atmosphere where their entire team enjoy coming to work each day.  


What’s in it for you 

This sought-after opportunity will suit someone who has at least 3 years of senior finance experience post CAANZ certification and the capability to manage a small accounting team. This person is responsible for driving the business through projects, month end and year end processes. Whilst also handling the day to day accounting function of the organisation.

In return for your hard work and dedication you will receive: 

  • An attractive six figure annual salary package 
  • A collaborative, team orientated work environment 
  • Medical insurance  
  • A car park on site 
  • Annual CA membership coverage  
  • A company laptop and phone  
  • Full time, flexible weekday working hours. 
  • Permanent employment job security  


The role   

The Financial Controller is a critical role that sits within the senior leadership team at the head office site in Porirua.   

This opportunity reports directly into the General Manager and is a leadership focused role that will provide ongoing financial expertise to the wider business.  

Their team are completely autonomous, collaborative, and forward thinking. Allowing the Financial Controller to have full scope and creativity as the business continues to grow. 

To be successful in this role you must have demonstrated experience within senior finance, exposure to construction or distribution environments would be beneficial (but not essential) and ideally be a fully certified CAANZ or CPA accountant. 

The organisation is also going through a FMIS system implementation project. So having experience within this space would be highly advantageous.  


You will be doing any of the following: 

  • Capital expenditure.
  • Cost analytics and insights
  • Monthly profit and loss reporting
  • Overview of Accounts Payables and Receivables function   
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts  
  • Budgeting and Cashflow Forecasting   
  • Month end reporting to leadership team 
  • Analysis and product cost control 


What you’ll need to succeed  

I am looking for an experienced Financial Controller / Finance Manager who has the ambition to grow with the company. You must have a collaborative and tactical attitude with a keen focus towards commercial success. 

  • CA or CPA certification 
  • Commercial acumen  
  • Strong FMIS system capabilities – ideally using NetSuite  
  • Strong MS Excel capabilities  
  • A friendly and engaging personality  
  • Exceptional stakeholder engagement abilities  


If this advert takes your interest and you strongly believe that you have the relevant experience required, then please don’t hesitate in sending through an updated CV and making an application by clicking “apply now”. Thank you. 


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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