financial controls analyst in East Tamaki

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location
East Tamaki, Auckland
job type
Permanent
salary
NZ$ 80 per year
reference number
90M0314054_1501125401
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job description

Our client is a multi-faceted, innovative, global enterprise with its core business including design, manufacturing, marketing, financing and servicing. Our client is a world leader in their field and continues to rapidly grow their presence in the NZ marketplace.

Reporting to the Head of Finance, as the Financial Controls Analyst you will hold responsibility for ensuring compliance to the businesses, corporate directives and internal control policies. This is accomplished by leading the annual self-assessment program, preparing various management reports to ensure ongoing progress on reviews and corrective actions by preparing monthly and quarterly reports the business is meeting local and corporate requirements.

As the Financial Controls Analyst in the team, you are expected to provide the following abilities;

Process Management

  • Proactively examine processes within the organisation to ensure adequate control exists.
  • Confirm a reporting process is used based on control-related metrics that provides management assurance that adequate controls (as evaluated through a self-assessment process) are in place for all key financial and operating processes.
  • Ensure action plans are developed to fully correct process issues identified through operational self-assessments or through audits completed by the General Auditor’s Office.
  • Perform regular cycle audits, operational, physical asset verification, financial and support system audits.
  • Perform special studies of operating processes and systems, as required.
  • Ensure a robust internal control self-assessment process consistent with Corporate requirements has been implemented by local management.
  • Facilitate ongoing review and reporting throughout the organisation and follow-upon issues identified.
  • Interpret policies and procedures to drive standardisation of work practices within the organisation.
  • Facilitate compliance with requirements outlined for Basic Control Data.
  • Maintain approval authorities ensuring compliance with Global Authorities level, and confirm compliance with corporate guidelines.
  • Process Improvements; Drive the implementation of “best practices” throughout the organisation for all operating and finance processes.
  • Participate in the design of new processes, or review of new processes or acquisitions, to ensure they are efficient and effectively controlled.
  • Facilitate preparation of system reviews with appropriate business owners and IT professionals,
  • Ensure all control issues identified in this process are resolved, and finalise meeting minutes, and close system review forms.
  • Chair the monthly Audit/ risk committee meeting.
  • Key attendee on quarterly OHS committee testing and documentation
  • Assist in internal control issue resolution and gap closure


PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE REQUIRED/PREFERRED

  • Prior experience in controls, risk and audit.
  • Excellent technical skills, including essential experience with GL systems (People Soft).
  • Preferred systems experience such as Essbase database, Microsoft Excel and ERP systems.
  • Strong communications skills, being comfortable presenting findings and recommendations to a variety of audiences.


SPECIALIST/TECHNICAL EDUCATION REQUIRED/PREFERRED

  • Degree with finance or accounting major preferred
  • Qualified CPA, CA, ACCA or CIMA
  • Understanding of IFRS and US GAAP accounting


However, what is equally, if not even more important, are the interpersonal skills required;

  • Persuasiveness/Influencing, managing the expectations/demands of your stakeholders.
  • A drive & determination to learn, grow and develop.
  • Effortlessly build strong professional relationships at all levels within the business.
  • The ability not just to fully understand high level and detailed concepts, but the ability to explain this in a story which can be understood with ease.

If you feel you have the relevant skills and are interesting in the position, please send your c.v. to daniel.doyle@randstad.co.nz or call 093360356

Daniel Doyle

DD: (09) 3360356

daniel.doyle@randstad.co.nz

skills

Internal Controls, Audit, Analysis & Financial Accounting
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