Branch Accountant - Christchurch

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Finance
  • Business Group:PlaceMakers
  • Location:Auckland
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  • Closing Date:12 Jun 2023


The Role:
Join our Branch Accountant team which will support exciting changes for the future needs of PlaceMakers. This role can be Based at either our National Office in Penrose, Auckland or our Christchurch support office. You will be part of our wider Finance & Commercial team. Managing the accounting needs of 4-5 branches, you will be instrumental in providing an operational accounting & support function to ensure that all financial and planning obligations are met while providing Branch Operators & National Office with oversight and assurance of the integrity of statements and reporting.  Along with day-to-day generalist accounting functions, you will also be responsible for the following –

P&L and Balance Sheet reviews with Branch Operators
Preparation of Monthly and Year-End reports, both internal and external
Maintaining the Fixed Asset register
Assist with Capex requests
Annual Budget reviews
Monitoring and analysis of branch performance against targets

About you:
We are looking for a Chartered Accountant who is commercially astute and who has a real passion for what you do. With strong problem-solving capability and exceptional attention to detail, you have a can-do attitude, your tech savvy and have gained experience within both financial and management accounting processes. 
Along with having good exposure to accounting packages/ERP systems, of which JDE/SAP would be an advantage. You also demonstrate the ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders in remote locations and your communication skills will be right up there along with your Excel capabilities, both of which you will consider a strength.

What we offer:
This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your career within one of New Zealand’s leading brands.  As well as a competitive salary package, there are genuine opportunities for development as we have a real focus on our people, plus we have an extensive range of benefits that come with being part of the wider Fletcher Building Group. You will work Monday to Friday with flexibility around working from home and in the office. 

Please note: A full pre-employment medical, including drug/alcohol test will be required. As well as the legal right to work in NZ indefinitely.

We are proud of the incredible diversity of people who make up our business! As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strive to create an inclusive environment for all our employees across our national network of branches throughout New Zealand.