NZME. - Head of Risk, Compliance and Financial Reporting


NZME is New Zealand’s premier integrated media company, with a portfolio of market leading newspaper, radio, digital, events and experiential platforms that connect with 3.1million Kiwis every week. With iconic brands such as the NZ Herald, ZM, ZB and whether reading, listening, watching or engaging with our brands they can get the content they want, from us – where and when they want it.

The Head of Risk, Compliance and Financial Reporting will report in to the Chief Financial Officer, but liaise closely with the wider group financial services team. Primarily the role is required to gather and manage information, analyse risks, and recommend courses of action relating to risk management and governance across the NZME businesses. The role requires building appropriate internal and external relationships and may also be required to provide ad hoc risk, compliance and financial reporting support in relation to other initiatives, such as mergers and acquisitions.

It is essential that you’re a qualified Legal or Accounting Professional with at least five years relevant experience, ideally in New Zealand.  You’ll be responsible for preparing and distributing of financial statements and reports, including development towards implementing and maintaining an integrated financial reporting model combined with a focus on financial and corporate risk. As a natural problem solver and a strong communicator, you’ll have a “can do” attitude and be results focused.

We offer flexible working options – 4 or 5 day options available! So here is the chance to have work/ life balance while working for an organisation whose vision is to be first in news, sport and entertainment. We live and breathe our values to: Be Connected, Be Curious and Be Confident. Located in central Auckland in our state of the art new building (complete with barista!) this is an opportunity to join NZ’s top media company with a fantastic culture where you can truly add value.

If this fits the bill for the next step in your career path then we encourage you to apply asap by sending a CV and cover letter through to: