Southern Rehab

Financial Controller

Southern Rehab

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Applications Close - End of Day: 26-07-2017


New Zealand

Work type:

  • New senior role
  • Christchurch based
  • Lead the centralisation of the finance function

Southern Rehab leads the way in providing world-class integrated injury rehabilitation services in the South Island, bringing together expertise in Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Clinical Psychology, Occupational Health Nursing, Musculoskeletal and Rehabilitation Medicine and Vocational services. As a Lead Supplier for the Vocational Rehabilitation Services to ACC throughout the South Island, Southern Rehab is growing quickly and have expanded their base in Christchurch to include teams in Dunedin, Nelson, and Cromwell, with satellite clinics in Balclutha, Blenheim and Rangiora.

Southern Rehab currently outsource the accounting function, however rapid growth through acquisition has meant the time has come to bring this capability in-house. Reporting directly to the CEO, this greenfields role will provide leadership to the administration team and oversee the centralisation and consolidation of financial systems and processes. Key areas of focus include development of monthly financial and management reporting; the amalgamation of patient and financial management systems; overseeing day to day operations and a focus on the improvement of accounting systems and processes. Key challenges for this role include the integration of financial systems and processes; leading change across the business and the likelihood of further acquisitions. 

Applicants will be CA qualified with up to date knowledge of accounting standards and regulations, along with demonstrated experience leading people and managing change. Exceptional communication and relationship building skills are essential together with well-developed commercial acumen and a proactive approach. Proven ability and experience with financial systems improvement/consolidation is also important, together with the ability to roll up your sleeves & be comfortable working with the detail when required.

This is a great opportunity to make an impact, lead a team and enhance the foundations of this growth-focused business.

To apply in strict confidence now, email your cover letter and CV to quoting 476146ke. Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.

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For more information please phone Louise Green on +64 3 353 4367 (DDI).