Senior Manager – Technical Accounting
Auckland City, AUK
9h ago
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Auckland CBD basedHuge scope for growth, multiple stakeholdersSecure role within essential servicesYour PurposeAs our new Senior Manager Technical Accounting you will form part of, and work closely with the Group Financial Reporting (GFR) lead team.

You will provide leadership and expert technical accounting knowledge, establish and embed the application of best in class accounting policies across Fonterra and ensure technical accounting accuracy of key transactions, annual reports and other externally reported information.

Your role will also include : Ensuring Fonterra’s externally published group financial statements comply with GAAP / NZ International Financial Reporting Standards (NZIFRS).

Ensuring the accounting treatment of new or complex transactions, including merger and acquisition transactions, are accounted for in accordance with GAAP / NZIFRS.

Leading Fonterra’s participation in the due process around development of New Zealand and International Accounting Standards.

Provide leadership across members of Fonterra’s finance community to embed their understanding and compliance with GAAP / NZIFRS.

What you will bringYou’ll have a proven background in Senior Management roles within accounting for at least the last 10 years.

You’ll be experienced in GAAP development and implementationIdeally, you’ll come from a background in either Dairy, FMCG or manufacturing industry.

We're looking for someone with an analytical and inquisitive mind-set, as well as strong leadership and stakeholder management abilities.

You’ll also have : Relevant Tertiary qualification.Qualified CA membership of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants, or equivalent recognised accounting body.

10+ years’ experience working in either a large international corporate, or chartered accounting firm technical teamStrong consolidation experienceStrong technical accounting ability, with experience in determining the correct accounting treatment of a variety of transaction types.

  • Ability to effectively coach and develop other members of the team and beyond.Advanced SAP skills, Power BI and Tableau experience will also be beneficialStrong communicator with excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • exceptional stakeholder management skillsOur StoryWe’re a co-operative of farming families who are passionate about creating goodness every day and leaving things in a better way than how we found them.

    Our values drive the decisions we make. We think differently and challenge boundaries. We do what’s right because it feels right.

    And then we make it happen, together.Fonterra is an essential business and we always need people to help keep us moving! Under different Alert Levels your recruitment experience may look and feel a little different, but our Recruitment Team is here to help guide you through the process. Kia kaha, Aotearoa!

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