Financial Accountant

  • Job Type:Part time
  • Category:Finance
  • Business Group:Clever Core New Zealand
  • Location:Auckland
  • Job Reference:CLC/21020
  • Closing Date:08 Jul 2021


About Us

Clever Core is New Zealand’s largest purpose-designed, off-site home manufacturing facility which produces the core structural components of a home - wall, floor and roof panels in a factory environment, in as little as a day.  This core is then assembled on site over another 24 hours and finished within only 6-10 weeks (compared for 22 weeks for a standard build).  

While offsite manufacturing is only beginning in New Zealand, in Europe, it’s considered best practice for streamlining the production of homes as scale and pace.

The Role

We are looking for someone to start part-time (16 hours a week) and eventually transition to a full-time role in January 2022.

The Financial Accountant will have day to day responsibilities for the Clever Core accounting function and report to the Finance Manager. You will be meeting regularly with the GM of Clever Core and the Manufacturing Manager to report on performance and strategic initiatives for the plant.  

The purpose of the role is to ensure a high level of quality, precision and timeliness of the accounting for and internal reporting of Clever Core business including budgeting, forecasting and reporting.  You will also be providing accounting and analytical support to the Finance Manager and General Manager of Clever Core. Below is a list of the duties / responsibilities you can expect to cover in this role.

  • Day to day responsibility for the Clever Core accounting function
  • Management of month end close of general ledger, including the reconciliation of all Balance Sheet accounts. 
  • Prepare month end reports, journal entries and reconciliations including relevant Hyperion schedules for FB Group reporting
  • Ensure accurate financial analysis and forecasts are available to meet all reporting deadlines both internal and external (i.e. R&LD division and FB Group)
  • Review excess and obsolete inventory and propose reserve adjustments as required
  • Support the Finance Manager in the preparation of Annual Financial Statements and tax return 

We won’t lie, this will be a dynamic, fast paced environment, there will be flex and change, but that will be something that excites you about the role and you will see as a challenge!

About You

The most important attribute we are looking for is someone that is a team player, with a positive, can do attitude that is driven to deliver results for their and our business.  Our ideal candidate would be someone who is CA/CPA qualified or close to receiving their qualification, has worked in a manufacturing or supply chain environment and has a good understanding of cost accounting ERP systems (Clever Core use Dynamics 365).  


If you are looking to come back to work on a part-time basis with a view to transitioning to full-time in the New Year, then this role is perfect for you!

This truly is an exciting opportunity to see a business grow exponentially in a relatively small space of time. You will also play a key part in shaping the business and potentially the future of building in New Zealand! 

Along with providing a competitive salary and excellent incentive scheme, this role will see you working with an enthusiastic and high-performing and team with a clear vision and goals. You will be encouraged to share ideas and will have the opportunity to get involved in activities outside of a traditional Financial Accountant position. And, of course, you’ll also get to enjoy the security, benefits and recognition that come with working for a well-respected business unit within the Fletcher Building Group.

Application Process

Applications should be made by submitting a letter outlining your interest, motivation and what you would bring to this role by way of background, experience and fit for the role and our team. Please apply online or contact Olivia Finn (Talent Acquisition Business Partner) on 0272509566 for a confidential discussion.