Financial Accountant

at Only Human
Published February 13, 2024
Location Picton, New Zealand
Category Accounting and Finance  
Job Type Full-time  


Financial Accountant Only Human location Marlborough.

The organisation CarbonScape is the first in the world to create technology for sustainable high quality biographite made from renewable material. Their biographite is engineered for use in lithium-ion anode. It is created using renewable byproducts from the timber and forestry industries, in a carbon-negative process that is kind to our environment.

CarbonScape’s sustainability engineered biographite technology can be used anywhere in the world. Localised production means the long and at-risk supply chains the world relies on for green battery technology development are secured and decarbonised.

CarbonScape have key international and local investors that are eager to invest in the rapidly growing global energy storage industry and they collaborate with visionaries as business partners who are committed to driving innovation and sustainable battery technology solutions.

With offices based in Marlborough and Europe they are the first and largest producer of biographite in the world. They are rapidly growing and are now seeking a high performing Financial Accountant to join their forward-thinking team.

The opportunity the newly established position of Financial Accountant is pivotal within the company's organizational structure. Reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Financial Accountant serves as a key liaison between various stakeholders.

The primary responsibility of the Financial Accountant is to ensure the effective management and administration of the company's accounting function, processes, and compliance measures. This encompasses a wide array of duties, including financial accounting overseeing all aspects of financial accounting, including the preparation and maintenance of financial records.

Audit and compliance managing the audit process, coordinating with external auditors, and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and internal policies.

Financial Systems and processes safeguarding the robustness of financial systems and processes, identifying areas for improvement, and implementing enhancements to optimize efficiency and accuracy. Financial Analysis and reporting providing accurate financial analysis and reporting to support strategic decision-making, including budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis.

Day-to-Day Financial activities overseeing all day-to-day financial activities, such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, and cash management, to ensure smooth operations and financial integrity. Stakeholder management building and maintaining close relationships with senior managers across the organization, collaborating to guide decision-making processes, and assisting in achieving financial targets and standards.

The ideal candidate you will ideally be a fully qualified accountant with an appropriate tertiary degree with a successful track record in a similar role. Experience within a Chartered Accountancy firm would be beneficial. You will have a good understanding of accounting principles and financial reporting standards. Xero and Excel knowledge is required.

Articulate with a practical can-do attitude, you will be skilled in analysing and producing insightful easy-to-understand financial reports and providing audit assistance. You will be solutions driven with a strong eye for detail and aware of the need to consider the big picture.

As a forward-thinking team player with strong communication skills, you will show initiative, adaptability, and form solid working relationships. If you are interested in this new and exciting opportunity, please apply using the Seek link now. Please note you must be eligible to work permanently in New Zealand.

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