Group Finance Operations Manager

Ngāi Tahu Holdings

  • Full Time
  • Canterbury

Permanent / Full Time

Kia hiwa rā!

We are seeking a talented Group Finance Operations Manager to join Ngāi Tahu Holdings.

Ngāi Tahu Holdings is transforming the delivery of corporate services by implementing a shared services support model for the group. This will see you working within a professional community of like-minded specialists to support a diverse range of businesses. Our objectives for the centralised support model are a superior service culture and excellence in service delivery.

Reporting to the General Manager - Corporate Services you will be responsible for the Ngāi Tahu Holdings Group financial functions including business unit financial reporting, management accounting, group operational accounting activities, oversee the transactional services team and treasury operations. You will be working closely with Business Unit Managers and providing support to decision-making. This is an exciting opportunity to influence our new ways of working and ensure service excellence to our customers and ultimately deliver value to Ngāi Tahu whānui.

Ngāi Tahu Holdings is the wholly-owned investment company of Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu. Through the management of capital investment and operating a portfolio of commercial entities including Tourism, Seafood, Property, Farming, Forestry and Honey we have the collective responsibility to protect and grow the Ngāi Tahu tribal pūtea and Settlement assets for future generations "Mō tātou, ā, mō kā uri ā muri ake nei" (for us and our children after us).

We are looking for a talented and driven individual with:

  • Tertiary qualified in Accounting or Finance - CA/ACA
  • Demonstrated experience in a senior financial/commercial management role
  • Experience providing financial services in a complex group environment.
  • Ability to translate complex financial information and provide sound analysis and interpretation to a wide-ranging audience.
  • Proven skills and experience in leading people.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in participating in internal and external audit processes.
  • Experience in developing policy, procedures and systems.
  • Familiarity with the Treaty of Waitangi and its application to the work of Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu.
  • Strong awareness of and affinity for the needs and aspirations of our ultimate stakeholders, Ngāi Tahu whānui.
  • An ability and willingness to learn and engage in te reo and tikanga Māori.

In return we offer: 
In return we offer a unique opportunity to work for a thriving iwi organisation. We pride ourselves on being a values-led organisation and investing in the professional development of our employees. You will have a unique opportunity to strengthen your understanding of te reo Māori and tikanga.  We support the development of cultural confidence and provide a safe and supportive learning environment for kaimahi.

Click the apply link or for confidential enquiries, please contact Anteisha O'Connell on 

Nau mai, haere mai, tauti mai!

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Posted on

Monday 27 Jul 2020

Closes on

13 Aug 2020 23:55


Accounting, Executive and General Management, Finance

Work type(s)

Permanent full-time

More details (document)

2020-07-26 Group Finance Operations Manager PD .pdf




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