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Cash Controller

  • Posted: 17 Oct 2021
  • Finance
  • Auckland
  • New Zealand

About the job

Thanks to a recent promotion, Danone NZ is looking for a Cash Controller! You will be accountable for cash control, foreign currency hedging, and intercompany recharge flows for our New Zealand business. You will support driving continuous improvement in cash position and working capital items to meet case forecast and landing commitments for our business.

This is a permanent full-time opportunity working Mon-Fri, based at our production facility in Airport Oaks.

You will:

  • Prepare cash flow, working capital monthly forecast and annual budget
  • Manage actual cash performance against forecast and ensure cashflows are realised
  • Manage foreign currency exposures in line with Group hedging policy
  • Work together with key stakeholders to improve working capital & inventory position
  • Work closely with Intercompany Accountant to ensure all planned monthly intercompany cash flows are realised

About you

You must have a tertiary qualification in Accounting/Finance. You enjoy taking initiative and full accountability for your work.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Proven experience in Accounting, exposure to an international company and/or manufacturing industry is highly desirable
  • Intermediate/Advanced level in MS Excel, SAP experience is a plus
  • A structured work approach with strong planning skill
  • Strong work ethics and initiative to take ownership of your areas of responsibility
  • Ability to work well under pressure and be a team player

About us

Do things your way. The way you work, the way you develop, the way you progress, it’s all up to you. Working here you’ll need to enjoy a fast-pace, complexity and it can get a little challenging. But it’s packed with opportunities. You’ll work with some of the best-known brands in the world, such as YoPro, Activia, Aptamil and Karicare, and we absolutely guarantee that you can just be yourself.

Always looking to bring the outside in to continuously improve our ways of working as well as our Danoner’s day to day experience, we have been awarded Winner of the 2020 Employer of Choice awards through the NZ HRD Awards.

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Danone is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, or disability status. If you require any assistance during the recruitment process because of a disability, please enclose details within your application.


  • A chance to make a difference to our society through Specialised Nutrition
  • Endless possibilities to develop yourself and advance your career
  • Free health & life insurance, Annual Bonus Scheme, flu vaccination, fresh fruit every day, Flexible Working options, 4% Kiwisaver contribution and so much more!

We believe everyone has talent, something which comes natural to you. Your uniqueness is something which brings both excellence as well as energizes you.

Proving yourself in this role could lead to future opportunities within Danone both locally and abroad. We support our employees to take ownership of developing their career within Danone and encourage moves across (as well as within) our varying functions and businesses. We are passionate about developing and growing our team of leaders, and that could soon include you!


Opportunities like these don’t come around often so if this sounds like you – get in quick!

Apply via the link below before the closing date of 21 October 2021. Please note that only candidates with the right to work in New Zealand will be considered for this role.

No Recruitment Agencies please.

Application procedure

  • Resume and Cover letter

  • Interview #1

  • Interview #2

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