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Financial Controller



Accounting & Finance
Auckland, New Zealand
Posted on Monday, March 11, 2024

About Auror

At Auror, we’re empowering the retail industry to tackle theft and Organised Retail Crime, a $150 Billion problem globally. It’s high volume crime that’s increasingly organised in nature and is putting people, retailers, and communities at risk every day.

Founded in New Zealand 11 years ago, we’re working with some of the best and largest retailers in the world across the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the UK.

Auror is connecting people and intelligence to reduce crime. We’re using technology for good.

In partnership with our leading retail partners, we need people with the passion, determination, and innovation required to overcome one of the world's largest problems. If you’re looking to make a difference with and for the people dedicated to stopping crime, for good, then we want you on our team.

About Finance at Auror

The Finance team at Auror is dynamic, fun and collaborative. Auror is going through significant growth as such there are heaps of opportunities to make an impact. We are operating across four global locations - UK, US, AU and NZ.
We are looking for a highly engaged and proactive Senior Finance Manager to join our team.

You will get the opportunity to lead, mentor and grow our reporting and compliance finance team, provide advice, help drive more efficient ways to work whilst having a strong compliance overview. This is a great role for someone who isn’t afraid of ambiguity and is keen to get involved in all areas of finance and what we do.

Some of the responsibilities of this role include:

  • Be a leader in the finance team, mentoring and providing opportunities for the team to learn and grow
  • Support our global subsidiaries with a team of four at your side
  • Lead the day to day finance operations, which include…
  • Cash flow forecasting. Banking and FX management
  • Reviewing month-end and creating accurate forecasts and analysis
  • Production of monthly metrics and management reporting to Auror and the Board
  • Overseeing and approving payroll & expenses twice a month
  • AP, AR and expense reporting
  • Ensuring all customer invoicing is accurate and our systems are scalable for growth
  • Ensuring our compliance responsibilities are up to date across all subsidiaries (tax and annual reports)
  • Leading year-end activities (audit and financial reporting)
  • Building strong relationships and liaising with our external providers across the world
  • Providing commercial finance support to the Auror team
  • Adhoc projects on improvements and being smart about the way we do things
  • Getting ready for the next stage of growth

You will be reporting to Annemaree Shaw, Chief Financial Officer

I joined Auror 2 years ago having spent the prior 8 years of my career working in the NZ growth saas space.

Previously I had worked for medium sized companies in both London and Auckland, and now I have really found my place working with companies like Auror, that are destined to grow into something mighty and a little bit different, with lots of clever people that make the journey fun along the way.

I am passionate about finance being a partner at Auror and not the accountant in the corner, where the numbers tell a great story and we can make everything we do in the background easy so all the other teams can get on with their day jobs. Whilst also making sure leaders have the right information to make good decisions. I am a people-led manager, always open to new ideas and here to guide, but want you to feel empowered to take the lead and own your patch. Outside of work, I have 10-year-old twin boys. As a family we love nothing more than being outside, playing at the beach in the summer, and in the snow in the winter. Check out my LinkedIn here.