GM – Commercial Finance
Alexander James
2h ago

Permanent / Full Time

  • Commercial Leadership Opportunity
  • Strong focus in strategic and operational decision making
  • Central Auckland based
  • The Company :

    TVNZ is one of New Zealand’s best known and most trusted brands. Every day TVNZ reaches over 2 million Kiwis through their TV channels, online entertainment destination and leading news site.

    Whether it’s breaking news, starting conversations, or simply putting smiles on faces, they’re all about sharing the moments that matter to New Zealanders.

    The Role :

    Reporting to the CFO, this GM Commercial Finance will be tasked with providing commercial leadership to evaluate, advise and execute strategic and operational decisions that will facilitate growth and increase value for TVNZ.

    You will be the business partner for the Content and News & Current Affairs team and will provide finance leadership and great commercial counsel to help drive the business strategy.

    You will lead and develop a highly engaged team of commercial business partners.

    Key Responsibilities :

    Commercial leadership

  • Contribute as an active member of the Finance Leadership Team, drive strategy, planning and decision making
  • Build a high performing, highly-engaged team of Commercial Business Partners who will develop trusted relationships across TVNZ
  • Define and establish vision for this new Commercial Finance function
  • Review and then refresh, or design a new commercial approval model across the Exec and whole company
  • Provide local and international competitor analysis
  • Planning & Reporting

  • Work with the GM of FP&A to deliver accurate budgets and forecasts on the development of KPI’s that relate to TVNZ strategy and plans
  • Assist with the delivery of financial and appropriate operational information to business area management teams.
  • Key Skills / Requirements :

  • Ideally CA or equivalent qualified
  • Experience within the Media / Broadcasting industry will be highly advantageous
  • Proven track record of leading a commercial finance function for a large corporate business
  • Strong commercial acumen and the ability to work with multiple stakeholders
  • Experience of driver based reporting and strong use of these to lift performance
  • Experience with excellent finance processes and business partnering and skills to translate across industries
  • Self-aware leader who leads themselves and others to be Above the Line’
  • If this sounds like you, submit your application by following the instructions below. Alternatively contact Bonita Wright on 021 877 553 to have confidential conversation.

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