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Head of Finance

Accounting and Finance
Christchurch, Canterbury
August 4, 2022
  • Lead the finance team to deliver a customer-centric business partnering model
  • Join an innovative organisation looking to make an impact that matters
  • Use your leadership skills and your passion for continuous improvement

Pegasus Health supports many aspects of health and wellbeing in Canterbury. They provide services and support to general practices and community-based health providers to deliver quality health care to patients. Joining Pegasus Health offers an opportunity to be part of a people-centred health service in a dynamic work environment with a unique and vibrant work culture.

Pegasus Health has developed its financial operations through investment in new technologies. They are innovative and work hard to go above and beyond the standard industry expectations. This use of technology enables the finance function to focus on supporting the organisation at an operational level.

About The Role           

Reporting to the CFO, the Head of Finance will provide leadership to a team of technically skilled and highly engaged professionals, ensuring they are supported to deliver a value-add service to all Pegasus Health stakeholders. You will continue to drive the ongoing transformation of the finance function, utilizing the technology that has been implemented to fully embrace the delivery of a customer centric business partnering model.  

This role will proactively work alongside the CFO and Pegasus governing bodies by providing readily understood reports to guide and influence their decision making and strategy. Service orientation, innovation and business insight will underpin all work and the Head of Finance will coach and develop the team to ensure effective lines of control are in place. You will maintain high quality systems, process, policies and records and ensure that all necessary statutory and compliance requirements are met. In addition, you will maintain awareness of current financial management, economic, technology and political trends to maximise opportunities and to minimise risk.

About You

To be successful in this role, you will be a passionate finance professional and leader who can effectively influence and problem solve. You will have a genuine interest in being part of an organisation who is making a difference along with a passion for empowering others to implement positive change. Vision, initiative, high energy and strong communication skills will be underpinned by sound technical financial reporting skills and a proven success in finance business partnering.

On Offer

  • Pleasant and positive work environment located just inside the four avenues
  • Modern cloud-based technology including Netsuite ERP and Approval Plus Accounts Payable automation software
  • Opportunities for professional growth
  • Employee Wellness subsidy
  • Free after-hours medical care
  • Excellent work / life balance
  • Flu jabs and more

Applications for this role must be made through Echelon Group directly.

Kerri Jennings

Mob: 021 308 628

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