Financial controller


New Zealand
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Post Date: 06/01/2021
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About Lawvu

LawVu's Legal Workspace is the first truly connected platform for matter, contract and spend management for in-house legal teams.

Lawyers using LawVu gain true visibility over all their workflow and documents, improve productivity, showcase the value of legal to the wider business, and importantly, can focus on creating better business.

The Legal Workspace is a unified suite of productivity and collaboration tools built specifically for in-house legal teams.

Matters, contracts, vendors & spend, documents, knowledge and insights – all managed in one cloud-based, secure and connected system.

The LawVu Workspace scales with your team – start with individual apps or unleash the full power of the complete platform. When the modules are used together, the Workspace becomes a powerful, single source of truth for high performing legal teams.

Job Description

The Financial Controller is a key role within in the organisation and offers fantastic opportunity to grow, develop and progress in a growing Saas Company.

Based in Tauranga, you will be someone who works well independently and wants to be a true partner to the business.

You’ll have great variety of role that comes with working in growing companies. You will have the opportunity to put your stamp on the function, with complete ownership of the elements of the role so you really can make it your own.

Duties include:

  • Consultation and advisory to CFO, dept heads and executive management
  • Leading and managing the small finance team and partnering with all business units.
  • Oversee Financial Reporting, produce monthly accounts, budgets and forecasts, preparing Board Packs and compiling reports for Investment Decks as required
  • Develop, implement and maintain internal financial processes and controls
  • Ensuring that all reporting is completed in accordance with IFRS
  • Dealing with tax and compliance matters, or through external advisors if required
  • Monitoring the company’s overall financial health


  • Excellent presentation skills with ability to succinctly and demonstratively articulate findings/concepts.
  • Excellent skills in MS Excel, Xero, and working knowledge of SaasOptics would be beneficial
  • Experience working in a Saas (or similar early stage growth company) as a true business partner is preferred, either as Financial Controller or similar
  • CA/CPA or similar qualification, strong experience with NZ IFRS
  • Wants to be part of building something awesome, and work with great people

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.