Financial Controller - Cost and Management Accounting - New Addition to the Finance Team!
Decipher Group
Christchurch, New Zealand
5d ago
  • Are you ready to add commercial value in a leading, global company?
  • Are you process-oriented, self-motivated and driven?
  • Do you want the opportunity for career growth, development and challenge in a dually responsible role?
  • About the Company

    Hamilton Jet pioneered the development of the modern waterjet 64 years ago and the company continues its innovative traditions today.

    Constant design improvements driven by an active R&D program keep Hamilton Jet as the global leader in marine waterjet technology.

  • Through a network of offices and authorised distributors in over 50 locations around the globe, Hamilton Jet is recognised as the world’s most experienced specialist waterjet manufacturer;
  • powering many of the world’s high-speed workboats, patrol craft, and fast passenger ferries.

    As the world-wide market leader, Hamilton Jet continues to invest in competitive R&D and innovation and, with the upcoming introduction of a new factory and expansive development in Asia, all areas of business are growing.

    To support this exciting growth, Hamilton Jet is looking for a new Financial Controller (FC) - Cost and Management Accounting, who is ready and willing to contribute a strong set of cost and management accounting skills to the Christchurch Head Office based Finance Team.

    About the Opportunity

    Reporting to the Group Financial Controller, the Financial Controller - Cost and Management Accounting, takes overall accountability for providing management and cost accounting services for the Christchurch manufacturing facility and financial management of the Singapore Regional Office together with providing support for the global accounting teams.

    In doing this, the FC - Cost and Management Accounting will :

  • Manage the accuracy of product and inventory costings to ensure competitive sales pricing;
  • Analyse and report on margins;
  • Provide strong manufacturing support alongside the operations manager in cost control and reduction;
  • Provide regular inventory reporting by category;
  • Prepare, check and issue sales reports, management accounts, forecasts and budgets;
  • Support the implementation of the upgrade for the ERP system;
  • Your responsibilities relating to the Singapore function will include provision of core accounting support.

    This role needs an independently driven management accountant who can provide end-to-end manufacturing-based cost accounting to ensure the smooth functioning of critical business processes and an ability to see and add commercial value to the business.

    About You

    To be successful in this role, you will be process-oriented, driven and self-motivated. Familiar with BI reporting tools, you will be able to identify and utilise accurate information to streamline systems and processes and meet audit standards.

    Confident and willing to roll your sleeves up; you will enjoy working with your team and your internal customers; providing valuable information, reporting and analysis to support decision making.

    Ready to support and take on some of the tasks of the Group FC, the FC Cost and Management Accounting will maintain the core costing function of both the Christchurch and Singapore offices, while adding commercial value in areas that have identifiable gaps.

    The integration of this new role into the team promises to deliver the opportunity for your growth and development and therefore we are targeting someone who is looking to boost their accounting career in an innovative, global organisation. Sound like you?

    How to Apply

    To discover more about Hamilton Jet, visit .

    For a confidential discussion about the role; contact Katy at

    Applications close : 27th August 2019

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