CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER / CIO

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced accountant looking to unleash their entrepreneurial spirit and join our team in a newly created role of Group Financial Manager/Accountant in Queenstown.

With feet now firmly on the ground here in New Zealand, we are looking for a highly competitive and motivated accounting professional interested in becoming our new Group Financial Manager/Accountant. This newly created position will actively support all financial aspects of the businesses and provide strategic tax support to the owner and directors as they diversify and expand in New Zealand. It is an ideal opportunity for an energetic accountant who might be endlessly knocking on the door of a partnership or working in a similar role but looking for an opportunity to live in a great lifestyle location.

Our Group Financial Manager/Accountant will be responsible for:

  • taking the lead on tax and finance.

  • compliance to relevant tax regulations and filings.

  • creating and maintaining financial processes across multiple business units to achieve sustainable efficiencies and minimise risks.

  • working with international organizations, legal and accounting support.

  • the daily financial and accounting operations across business units.

  • tax preparation for the business units and owner.

 

The successful candidate will have the following experience and attributes:

  • A strong financial background (minimum of 5 years of tax or auditing), with a qualification in finance or accounting and a CA or CPA.

  • Experience in implementing tax strategy, control and compliance (international exposure an asset).

  • An ability to attack from all angles - identify, anticipate, and resolve business challenges and make strategic decisions.

  • The experience to understand regulatory and other compliance requirements to conduct business and international transfer pricing.

  • The desire to be hands-on with all aspects of the position and work within a fast paced, forward thinking, family-orientated environment.

  • New Zealand residency or citizenship.

 

We’re offering:

  • Remuneration package commensurate with experience.

  • Potential for discretionary bonuses.

  • Relocation stipend.

  • The opportunity to be part of an evolving, dynamic group of businesses led with inspiration.

  • Interesting and challenging projects that allow you to be creative and innovative.

  • A great lifestyle location.

  • Opportunity to be a leader.