Business Performance

at Lead Mercury
Published June 6, 2024
Location Auckland, New Zealand
Category Business Development  
Job Type Full-time  


Business Performance Lead Mercury location Auckland.

Mercury is a bold future-focused organisation, providing energy and telecommunications to more Kiwi than anyone else, leading the way with renewable energy and working toward a sustainable future. At the heart is our purpose which pushes us to do all we can to create a better future for our people, our communities, and Aotearoa New Zealand.

Our opportunity reporting to the Head of Business Performance & Investor Relations, you will be part of a high performing commercial team responsible for enabling the business to make great decisions.

More specifically, this team is a crucial conduit between finance and the wider Mercury business - interpreting complex financial and non-financial data, then producing easily digestible insights, meaningful scenario models and business cases to both quantify opportunities and mitigate risks.

You will be working in close partnership with the Generation leadership team to collectively deliver operational excellence and complex strategic projects. A key part of the role will be to identify and execute commercial business opportunities and ultimately empower the leadership team with insightful information and data to help drive commercial decision making. Within your remit you will create robust reporting, contribute to the annual business planning process and support Executive and Board reporting.

We are looking for strong commercial acumen and business partnering capabilities. Proactive and collaborative approach to work, and a solution focused mind set. Proven tenure in a senior commercial finance role, within large complex organisations and / or matrix reporting structures. Highly experienced in the preparation of business cases and subsequent delivery of strategic projects and business plans.

Previous experience in building reporting frameworks, alongside excellent financial modelling and analytical skills is essential. Prior project management skills would be an advantage. Although a professional accounting qualification isn't critical, a thorough understanding of complex accounting principles is. With the calibre of your stakeholders, excellent communication skills and credibility at Executive level is an absolute necessity.

Mercury offers (full benefits are listed on our Career Page) additional 5 days leave per annum (MyDays). $400 one off tax-free payment towards setting up your home office. A diverse workplace where your unique abilities and talents will be recognised and encouraged. Annual salary reviews with excellent parental leave policy, with the option to purchase additional leave.

The opportunities, career paths and facilities associated with working for one of New Zealand's largest multi-utility providers. Flexible working policy - The autonomy and trust to work flexibly from our purpose-built premises and from home, recognising the value of this flexibility in the modern world. Discounted health insurance and free life and income insurance.

Excellent well-being programme including up to $100 annual check ups and confidential assistance programme. Gender affirmation leave and supportive bereavement leave to be taken when you lose anyone close to you, including your pet. Mercury is a learning organisation that is committed to providing you with opportunities to grow and develop that will benefit you now and in.

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