Strategic Finance Principal Lead

Permanent Strategic Finance Principal Lead job opportunity in central Wellington

Your new company

You'll be joining a highly reputable government organisation who have an excellent reputation when it comes to both culture and internal progression. You'll be adding value to an already strong finance team through further elevating capability and providing expert advice to key stakeholders.

Your new role

This role acts as a 2IC to the Head of Finance and thus has a wide scope of duties and responsibilities, but ultimately you will be responsible for providing information, metrics and insight to facilitate improved decision-making within the business. Specific duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Proposing and implementing strategic initiatives across the whole business group
  • Providing all monthly reporting supporting the respective business unit, including core financial (Statement of Financial Performance and Statement of Financial Position) and non-financial information, variance analysis, commentary, key performance ratios and metrics resulting in a forward view of the business
  • Leading strategy development and planning from a finance perspective
  • Providing technical advice and support to the Head of Finance and your business group
  • Enabling business units to complete key external accountability documents such as baseline updates, statement of intent and the 4-year plan
  • Identifying capability gaps within finance, performance and assurance and working alongside managers to address these

What you'll need to succeed

You'll be a strong people influencer with the ability to drive outcomes within a diverse organisation, and you will also demonstrate excellence in financial analysis, business planning and strategic thinking. This role requires considerable experience working at a senior level and ideally within a complex government environment. You will need to be CA qualified (or equivalent).

What you'll get in return

You'll be working for a highly reputable government organisation who drive an excellent culture and also offer their employees a wealth of company specific benefits along-side a highly competitive salary.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or contact me now on / 048863834

If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.



Job Type
Government & Public Services
Senior Finance

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Madison Allen, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Wellington
Level 9, 318 Lambton Quay

Telephone: 048863834

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