Financial Controller

  • Taupo Based
  • Full Time

Wairarapa Moana Incorporation (WMI) is a significant farming and forestry enterprise which includes a 5,800-ha forestry block, 3,923 ha in dairy, milking 10,500 cows and 1,515 ha in dairy support. In addition, WMI has major investments in dairy processing.

WMI is seeking to appoint an experienced Financial Controller to join their management team. The role reports directly to the Executive Director and works closely with WMI’s external accountants.

The objectives for this role are centred around a wide range of accounting and business analysis functions to enable the efficient operation of the Incorporation, including mitigating risks and enhancing business results and outcomes.

Other responsibilities will also include:

  • Preparing financial reports
  • Completing performance reports for the Operations and Farm Managers
  • Providing analytical insights for financial and strategic decisions
  • Preparing annual budgets and regular forecasting variances

This position will also assist with negotiations on commercial contracts including bank financing, hedging of milk prices and supplement feed contracts.

The successful applicant will have a proven track record in financial management and be a confident leader who has excelled in positive communication and relationship development. Accurate reporting skills with proven attention to detail in all financial reports produced, will be assessed as part of the recruitment process.

All applicants must have New Zealand Residency or current immigration status to work in New Zealand and relevant New Zealand experience.

If you believe you have the applicable skills, knowledge and experience to be successful in this role within an innovative and progressive Maori Incorporation, please provide your CV and Cover Letter to or call 07 823 0105


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