Finance Manager

Based in Auckland, New Zealand

Come showcase your Financial prowess in our light and bright offices on Aucklands North Shore!  One of our amazing team is heading off soon to start parental leave and we are seeking a special someone to fill her shoes for 10 months!

Listed on the Australian Stock Exchange and head quartered in New Zealand, the Straker Group is a dynamic technology  company. We have pioneered the process of humans and machines working together to deliver high quality translations at scale. Our easy to manage multilingual solutions have been used by more than 50,000 customers around the world and in more than 100 languages.  The backbone of our business, Straker Translations – has established itself as a world-leading A.I data-driven translation platform powering the global growth of businesses.   We have 144 staff located all around the world and are continuing to grow.

For this role, we are seeking someone that has a degree in accounting, is a great multi-tasker, excellent communicator and can thrive in a fast paced environment.  This is a business facing role, accountable for the administrative, financial and risk management operations of the North America and Asia financial functions of our global business – working within our bustling finance team.

Responsibilities:

  • Drive strong relationships with key stakeholders – supporting with reporting and guidance as required
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts for region
  • Revenue Recognition
  • Payroll Admin 
  • Cash flow management, budgeting, reporting and analysis
  • Prepare year end and statutory accounts
  • Preparation of government reports and liaise with advisors to complete tax and statutory requirements
  • Accurate and timely reporting
  • Minimise bad debt and reduce debtor days
  • Accruals and Prepayment schedules
  • Journals and backup
  • Draft divisional and cost centre reporting
  • Leadership and mentoring to 1x direct report

Requirements:

  • Professional accountancy qualification 
  • 5+ years of progressively responsible experience in finance and accounting
  • High level of written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced knowledge of excel modelling
  • General technical nous
  • Positive attitude and good sense of humour

If you would like to know more about us – check out our website and our career page.

If this sounds like the role from you – we would love to hear from you. Apply Here!