Chief Financial Officer | New Zealand Health Group (H23_4427)

Ko wai mātou | Who we are

New Zealand Health Group (NZHG) Limited is the country’s largest provider of Home and Community services, rehabilitation and behavioural support, health staffing and training. Through its companies, we provide healthcare services to over 30,000 New Zealanders and employ over 11,000 caregiving, nursing and other health professional staff.

Having operated in the sector for over 30 years, we have built up an enviable reputation for pursuing better techniques and systems to be able to provide the very best of care and support for those New Zealanders who need help to live in their own homes as independently as possible. Our purpose is Pae Ora mō Tātau Katoa, wellbeing for everyone. To this we want to show and improve our ability to be living the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

He korero whakamarama mo tenei turanga | About the role

As the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), you will have primary responsibility for the planning, implementation, managing and running of all the finance activities of the company, including business planning, managing acquisitions, execution of strategy business integration, payroll, procurement, budgeting, forecasting and negotiations.

Kai mahi koe | What You’ll be Doing

  • Create / develop our financial strategy, business growth model and funding pathways.
  • Providing leadership, direction and management of the finance and accounting team including payroll
  • Providing strategic recommendations to the CEO and members of the executive management team
  • Managing the processes for financial forecasting and budgets, and overseeing the preparation of all financial reporting
  • Management and transition of acquisitions
  • Overseeing the organisation’s payroll function
  • Managing the organisations procurement function and needs
  • Advising on long-term business and financial planning
  • Oversight of front-end forecasting, processes, and outcomes.

Ngā tohungatanga mō tēnei tūranga | What you will bring

  • A leadership style that develops trust and respect.
  • Superior financial and commercial acumen
  • Understanding of the property market and procurement functions
  • Experienced in acquisitions, debt markets and banking.
  • Experienced in managing the payroll function for a large and complex organisation.
  • Business/Commerce degree or professional qualification.
  • Member of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants, CA College – desirable
  • Extensive experience, 10 years plus, at a senior executive level, holding direct accountability for finance, planning, strategy, corporate administration, property management and commercial affairs.
  • Proven experience in risk management
  • Exceptionally self-motivated and directed.
  • Analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Exceptional service orientation.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively.
  • Experience at working with a Board

If this sounds like the role for you apply today! Come and join our growing organisation and be a part of a company committed to supporting the community.

Applicants must be either a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident.

The Application Process:

For a confidential discussion and to learn more about this exciting opportunity please contact:

David Hughes, National Manager New Zealand HardyGroup

M:          +64(0)212 864 470


Please see Candidate Information and application form on the buttons above right.

Applications close:5pm Friday 21th May 2023