Jobs FEATURED COMMERCIAL ROLE: Contract Accountant – Exclusive Role

Location: Auckland
Work Type: Contract
Reference: SC9744

Our client is a smaller mid-size commercial company that is a market leader in their niche industry. The company is well-established and takes pride in the quality of their products.

Sustained growth and team dynamics have created the opportunity for a well-rounded accountant to join this close-knit team and be part of their evolving success story. 

This is a  6 to 9 month-contract role that has the potential to turn into a permanent role. The purpose of the role is to take full responsibility of the accounting and systems functions in the business. 

Working closely alongside the Commercial Manager and reporting to the GM and the Owners, you will provide essential data and analysis to support the decision-making process. 

The key focus of the role initially will be on:

  • Tidying up the accounting function and the existing systems
  • Implementing new systems
  • Processing and preparation of accounts

Some of the main duties and responsibilities as outlined by our client include:

  • preparation of financial statements
  • monthly management accounts for multiple businesses including an analytical 
  • review of business performance with a need for cashflow monitoring daily
  • paying bills
  • tax compliance and administration(including interacting with IRD on various tax returns such as FBT, GST and others
  • full responsibility for accounts payable and accounts receivable 
  • full responsibility for invoicing (including authorisation and payment) 
  • reconciliations 
  • interact with suppliers, follow up on queries and payments with debtors 
  • monthly a/r, a/p reconciliations
  • monitor debtors’ payments and follow up on any issues accordingly
  • maintain purchasing records
  • assist the General Manager and other Managers with a range of admin and customer service tasks 
  • various ad hoc (daily, weekly, monthly) accounting tasks 
  • assist other staff members with various accounting and admin tasks, as and when required 


We are looking for a well-rounded Accountant with good technical grounding in all aspects of financial and management accounting and hands-on experience with:

  • P&L
  • balance sheet
  • reconciliations and 
  • journal entries 


This role will have a significant systems aspect and we are looking for an IT savvy professional with good working knowledge of Excel and, ideally, previous experience in situations where new systems were implemented. Experience with or exposure to Xero and/or Cin7 and/or Office 365 products would be advantageous. 


To register your interest and find out more, please contact Steve in the first instance on (09) 962 5687 / 021 286 1114 or email your CV in confidence to or quoting reference number sc9744. Alternatively, you can apply online.

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