Finance Business Partner

Listed 24 days Ago
The Lines Company
Energy and Utilities


Here at The Lines Company keeping our community connected is a big job. The King Country relies on us to keep our whare, our farms and our businesses powered up, 24/7. So, we need fantastic people who want to work for their whanau and community (and love to have fun at work!)  

 We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated finance professional to join our Finance and Pricing team, where you will support TLC business and its subsidiaries through provision of both financial and management accounting; financial planning, evaluation, business insight, and financial services. 

This is a pivotal role in enabling the business to achieve its objectives, protecting and maximising shareholder value. You will provide financial information and analysis; insights and commercial advice to the business units; provide support on operating and capital expenditure work programs; team budgets as well as providing financial support for business case.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Preferably Chartered Accountant or equivalent
  • Experience in a business partner role
  • 3+ years experience in management accounting role or similar
  • Knowledge and experience of management and financial accounting principles and practices
  • Experience in providing advice on business management and commercial issues
  • Business and financial reporting experience
  • Large financial information systems experience
  • Experience in costing and business case analysis
  • Utilities or industry experience ideally
  • The ability to demonstrate a flexible and creative approach to problem solving, good judgement and a proactive, positive “can do” attitude.
  • The ability to create and maintain credible relationships with ease;
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to accurately and clearly convey complex information in a meaningful way 
  • Demonstrated ability to organise and motivate self to meet deadlines

Like our customers, our people are the heart of everything we do and we are committed to developing and encouraging our people to achieve their goals. We promote inclusion and innovative thinking and pride ourselves on the positive working environment we’ve created. 

Safety and wellbeing are paramount to us, so our recruitment process involves a Ministry of Justice criminal background check, medical and fitness checks and a pre-employment alcohol and drug test. It is also a requirement that you must already hold a NZ Passport or valid working visa to apply for this role.

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