Chief Financial Officer 

  • We are a market leading family owned group with multi-faceted Gisborne based operations and significant growth opportunities
  • You will be a key member of our senior leadership team
  • Exciting opportunity to use and develop your strategic, commercial, technical and inter-personal skills

Riversun is a long standing family owned group that has an enviable reputation for delivering high quality products to the New Zealand wine, kiwifruit and avocado industries, as well as a range of services to other horticulture, aquaculture, community infrastructure and local businesses through Linnaeus Laboratory.

The group is entering into an exciting new phase and seeks a Chief Financial Officer who possesses the hunger, desire and ability to add significant value to the group, its operations and stakeholders.

 The successful candidate will be able to clearly articulate and demonstrate;

  • A capability to partner with a successful, high energy and driven Managing Director
  • Successful development, implementation and execution of strategic, operational and financial plans and initiatives that generate meaningful shareholder value
  • Collaboration with all business areas to optimise effectiveness of return on investment or capital employed and evaluation of opportunities for process and financial improvement throughout the organisation whilst maintaining a persistent focus on excellence
  • Highly developed skills in communicating finance and business matters with a forward thinking approach
  • Strong technical, financial and fiscal management including robust budgeting and forecasting, tax planning and management
  • Risk management and compliance for all statutory, legal and regulatory responsibilities

The ideal candidate will be CA qualified, a confident and energetic self-starter with the ability to create enduring relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Prior experience in leading by example, creating a best practice financial environment, and collaborating effectively with multiple teams is essential.

You will be able to work both on and in the business, demonstrating your commercial acumen, aptitude for continuous improvement and drive to continually enhance business performance.

Download the full position description here.

If this exciting opportunity sounds like it might spin your wheels and you believe you have the requisite skills and qualities to spin ours, please email your CV to geoff@riversun.co.nz.  Applications close 5pm Monday 6th May.



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