Chief Financial Officer
The NZ National Fieldays Society Inc., owners of Mystery Creek Events Centre, was formed in 1968 by a passionate group of individuals for the charitable purpose of the advancement of agriculture. From its beginnings as the ‘Home of Fieldays’ the Society now owns a number of New Zealand’s iconic events including Equidays, Transport & Heavy Equipment Expo and hosts events like Motorhome & Caravan Show and more.
Reporting directly to the CEO and as part of the Senior Leadership Team, you will be responsible for providing financial management and business support to assist the strategic and business decision making in this fast paced and dynamic organisation.
Responsibilities will be varied and often changing, but primarily you will:
- Oversee all financial, accounting and payroll functions
- Assist the CEO and Board with strategic direction, goals & targets
- Identify and evaluate new opportunities to grow the business
- Compile forecasting, budgeting and financial trends
- Prepare all statutory and management accounts
- Undertake treasury functions including funds management
- Manage banking and insurance relationships
- IT management
- Oversee ticketing management
The successful candidate will be tertiary and CA/CPA qualified and offer a minimum of five years’ experience in leading and motivating staff. Your ability to prioritise at a strategic level will be proven, as will your high level of numeracy and analytical thinking. Developing strong networks and business relationships is key, along with strong IT knowledge. Advanced communication skills are essential, as is the ability to present confidently on complex business or strategic issues. This opportunity may suit a person who has a proven career in a senior financial capacity but is ready to step in to their first CFO position.
If you desire to be part of a fast paced organisation with a strong and positive team environment, we’d like to hear from you. An attractive remuneration package that includes a company vehicle and a six week annual leave entitlement will be offered to the person who can demonstrate the above.
To request a position description or to register your interest, please contact Judy Davison at email@example.com
All applicants MUST have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa to be considered for this position.