Financial Controller


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Tauranga, Bay of Plenty 



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Full time

Job Description:

  • Senior leadership role
  • Lead change through values, collaboration and service
  • Broad financial and strategic responsibility
For over 25 years, The SILC Charitable Trust has worked alongside individuals and the community they live in, uniting voluntary and funded supports for the enrichment of that community.  The group consists of three entities and is subject to audit under the Charities Act 2005 and the Financial Reporting Act 2013.

The Role:
Reporting to the Chief Executive, this is a leadership role with accountability for the effective management of the financial services team.  You will be responsible for the provision of accurate and timely financial information that results in effective business decisions that comply with current legislation/best practice and help us exceed our strategic goals.
  • Preparation of all financial reporting.
  • Providing end-to-end financial support including budgeting and forecasting and variance analysis.
  • Monitoring organisational financial performance and policy compliance.
  • Reviewing and providing financial advice to the CEO on key financial processes.
  • Managing and mentoring finance team members.
  • Key relationship management ensuring all parties are informed, participating and engaged in the budget and forecasting process.
  • Streamlining and improving internal and external processes and procedures with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Overseeing contract management, payroll, lease agreements and contractual policies and procedures.

Job Requirements:

Skills & Experience:
  • A relevant Bachelor’s degree and/or at least five years Financial Management experience in a medium to large organisation.
  • Experience in forecasting, budgeting and financial analysis combined with understanding of key business performance indicators.
  • Experience in presenting, persuading and negotiating with a broad range of audiences including senior management.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills.
  • Proven project management skills.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to lead and motivate staff.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Capable and willing to work with a variety of electronic processing systems and databases.
  • Strong critical thinking and creative problem solving skills with the ability to balance attention to detail along with big-picture thinking.
 Why Apply?
At The SILC Charitable Trust, we work to strengthen individuals and the community they live in so this is your opportunity to contribute to an organisation that is all about helping people create a good life.  We offer a flexible working environment, with a supportive team where you will have the chance to become a trusted finance adviser to the business and the opportunity to carve your own path.
Does this opportunity sound like you?  If so, please submit your CV and covering letter to or if you would like to find out more please call Heather Hoskins on 029 9289012.
Applications Close Monday 8th July 2019.
Company Info
SILC Limited 97 Eleventh Ave
Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand

Phone: 5711262
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