Chief Financial Officer

Virbac is a French company dedicated to animal health.  Virbac New Zealand manufactures and distributes a comprehensive range of pharmaceutical products and services to veterinarians, farmers and pet owners, covering a majority of species and pathologies, including antibiotics, vaccines, parasiticides, diagnostics and much more.

Virbac NZ has grown to be the 5th largest animal health company in New Zealand based on turnover.  With a Hamilton team of approximately 70 across sales, marketing, finance, operations, quality, R&D and licensing, they are proud of what they do and how they do it.

An opportunity has arisen for a dynamic CFO to join the team.  Leading a team of four, the position is responsible for the administrative, financial, HR and IT operations of the company including the development of financial and operational strategies, and performance metrics linked to these strategies.  In addition you will manage the company’s treasury function, report accurate financial results and comply with all tax requirements.  Developing and managing effective relationships with banks, the IRD, auditors and suppliers will be a key aspect of your role, as will ensuring strong internal business partnerships are maintained.

To ensure success in this position you will offer:



  • Outstanding leadership capability

  • High level strategic thinking
  • Strong financial modelling and reporting skills
  • Sound knowledge of ERP and IT systems
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills
  • Complex problem solving and decision-making ability
  • A CA or CPA qualification

Positions like this don’t come up often in Hamilton so if you are keen to join this innovative and dynamic team that is part of a large global company, we’d like to hear from you.  An attractive remuneration package which includes a company vehicle, will be offered to the successful applicant.

For further details please contact Judy Davison, judy@assetrec.co.nz

 All applicants MUST have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa to be considered for this position.

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