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Title:  Finance Manager

Job Number:  5954

Parnell, NZ

About John Holland


We’re all about transforming lives by finding solutions to complex challenges across a wide range of industries including infrastructure, property, rail, building and water projects in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.  



From the epic, to the intimate, everything we do improves life for someone, somewhere. It gives our business momentum and means we approach things a little differently.



While our competitors talk about what they do, we focus on why we do it. We transform communities to make them easier to move around, more connected and better to live in.



Are you up for the challenge?


About the Role


John Holland is currently seeking a Finance Manager to join our project-based team in Auckland. As the Finance Manager your primary focus will be to provide governance and support across all Financial deliverables on the project.


Responsibilities of the role include:


  • Ensure relevant project staff understand and comply with commercial requirements in contracts with customers and major/high risk subcontracts as per policy, procedures and guidelines
  • Formulate and administer approved general accounting practices to ensure accounting, financial and operating reports accurately reflect the position of the project and provide reliable information for control and management purposes.
  • Prepare financial information and reports in accordance with statutory and compliance requirements.
  • Ensure financial outcomes in reducing costs and meeting budgets.
  • Attend contract acceptance & review meetings as necessary to ensure commercial compliance
  • Interpret the project tender and apply commercial and contractual agreement both at head contract and subcontract level
  • Stakeholder manager: Ensure all stakeholders are actively engaged and that beneficial relationships are developed and maintained.
  • Perform all duties in accordance with John Holland policies, processes, systems and procedures


To be successful in this key role:


  • Experience as a Finance Manager with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in rail, construction, engineering, and / or resource industries
  • Tertiary qualifications (Bachelor level) e.g. Management/Finance/Commerce/Accounting/Business
  • CA or CPA qualified would be beneficial
  • Experience in leading project or specialist function activities
  • Post graduate qualification in business administration/business management, Commerce or Law advantageous



As part of the team, you help us deliver on our promise to transform lives. Your success is reflected in ours, so we’re committed to being an employer of choice. We pride ourselves on having a diverse and inclusive workplace, as different perspectives and ideas will deliver our long-term success.



We’ll do all we can to help you develop your skills, and make a difference, right from the start. We have a flexible workplace and focus on all aspects of your physical and mental health and safety. We want you to be with us for the long-term, so providing you with rich career experiences and ongoing development is our priority.