Chief Financial Officer
Christchurch, Canterbury
1d ago
  • Growth Oriented Company
  • Unique Leadership Opportunity
  • Christchurch Based
  • Southfuels Limited was established in 2006 with the aim of enabling a wider option of bulk fuel delivery and distribution to the Primary Sector in New Zealand.

    In 2008, on the back of successful growth in the South Island, Southfuels launched its sub brand Northfuels in the North Island.

    The company is now a national bulk distributor of fuel to the Primary Sector and utilises a sustainable business model to provide simple end to end solutions for customers from Kaitaia to Bluff.

    Further information can be found at and Southfuels community engagement via YouTube

    Reporting to the CEO you will lead the financial management, strategically driving the business forward. You will ensure the integrity and efficiency of all financial functions including risk minimisation planning, statutory accounts, forecasting as well as providing strong financial and commercial analysis to underpin and leverage decision making.

    You will provide strong hands on leadership to the small finance team to support the overall growth and profitability of the business, underpinned by a strong understanding of the business drivers.

    In addition, you will be a collaborative participant within the leadership team playing a pivotal role in ensuring the organisation delivers a Truly Customer Centric and High-Performance Culture.

    To succeed in this role, you will have a relevant qualification with proven leadership experience mentoring and developing your team.

    The development of strong internal and external stakeholder relationships, commercial acumen, an agile mindset, and the ability to build trust and rigour around the numbers will also be pivotal to your success in the role.

    Although a rural background is not essential, a genuine interest in the sector will be a prerequisite.

    To apply please submit your cover letter and CV by clicking on the Apply’ button. Initial phone enquiries can be made to Nick Carter 03 345 8764 or Lisa Wheeler 03 345 8757

    Applications for this opportunity close 5pm Friday 11 December 2020

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