Are you looking for a Financial Controller role in Auckland?

  • Well-known & respected Structural Steel Fabrication & Construction Company
  • Greenlane office with a car park outside the front door
  • Excellent salary + quarterly bonus + health and life insurance

The Company

Into their 4th decade of business and proudly still NZ owned and operated by the founders and a team of key personnel.  They have served the NZ Construction industry for almost 50 years and their reputation is built on performance. They are proud of the fact that no matter how the construction industry changes and the challenges that come along they have the knowledge and top talent (both long serving and new) to adapt and stay ahead.  Hence why they are the leader in their industry sector and have a solid record of delivering quality projects in the large scale commercial and industrial space.

They are looking for an experienced and capable Financial Controller, this is a fantastic role for a high calibre individual who enjoys a varied role in a fast paced environment.   Their reputation is based on professionalism and a high level of technical expertise originating from their roots in engineering and construction.  The company has steadily grown over the last four decades and is now a respected constructor of commercial, industrial and apartment buildings.

The Role

This is a newly developed role so make it your own and add value to your team and the business entities you’ll support. All systems are in place and are robust, this role will suit someone who can take ownership of the role and show more than just an interest in the numbers, you need to have good business acumen and have natural leadership qualities to oversee finance team members from several subsidiaries.  This is an interesting and varied role, the key focus is ensuring financial control to promote profitability, growth, and long-term success for the business.

  • Monitoring and forecasting cash flow reports for multiple entities
  • Proven team management experience
  • Work with an integrated cost ledger & live data system
  • Financial accounting experience, ideally with a trade or manufacturing background
  • Strong strategic and operational planning and analysis experience
  • Oversee Accounting systems and procedures
  • Commercial financial leadership experience
  • Supporting growth initiatives
  • Team leadership, budgeting, reporting using data
  • Liaising with banks, auditors and other key external parties


It’s unique and refreshing when you meet business owners who are as committed to concentrating on the positive culture of the team as they are about high caliber work the team produces.  To fit into such a high performing business, it is important that you are dynamic and willing to get to know the whole business and have a genuine positive personality. You will have several finance team members and subsidiary companies reporting to you, so an open and approachable personality is essential.

They have an extremely talented internal team who have a very collaborative style, this is essential due to the competitive tender process, importation of raw materials, pricing, modelling for virtual builds and finally providing the workforce to build the structure on site for the client.  This role will suit someone who is nimble in their thinking, is detail focused while seeing the big picture vision of the group and providing sound financial feedback.

Do you take pride in leading your team with integrity and professionalism?  Can you multitask and prioritize your workload?  Can you keep up with a fast-paced business where there are multiple projects on the go?  Are you inquisitive and detail focused?

If these key attributes align with your personality, please apply with your resume online or directly to jo@recruitmentstudio.co.nz

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