Cost Accountant

  • An excellent role for a CA qualified Accountant looking to get exposure to a large NZ business with a global presence
  • Great role to expand and grow your cost accounting experience


Would you like to contribute to the continuing success of a great New Zealand company with international reach?  Do you want to be part of a company that truly makes a difference to people's lives?


Fisher & Paykel Healthcare is a world leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of medical devices, exporting to over 125 countries globally. We are looking for an enthusiastic Cost Accountant to join our in-house Finance team where we will embrace your contribution to performance improvements.


You'll work closely with several departments in the Respiratory and Acute Care Divisions, focusing on understanding our manufacturing results, including detailed analysis of manufacturing variances and overheads. You will liaise closely with the Operations team to understand our processes and systems in order to improve the accuracy of product costing. This is your opportunity to get your hands dirty and help drive business improvements.


You are a firm believer in continuous improvement and want to add real value to the company on an on-going basis. Your excellent communication and interpersonal skills allow you to build great working relationships and your self-motivated approach delivers key results. Your keen attention to detail, skill and inquisitive style is a given for this role.


Ideally to succeed in this role you will have:

  • You have an Accounting degree with CA/CPA/CIMA preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years accounting experience, including at least a year in a Management/Cost Accounting role.
  • You have strong Excel competency and solid experience in product costing and analysis.
  • Relevant SAP knowledge is an advantage.


Why you should join Fisher & Paykel Healthcare

Aside from working for one of New Zealand's largest companies, doing meaningful work with some excellent people, we do have a few other things to bring to the table!


We have a beautiful campus with free parking, several cafeteria's offering up amazing, subsidised food from New Zealand top chefs. We offer life insurance, income protection insurance and critical illness cover as well as other benefits like generous a parental support scheme, profit-sharing bonus and a discounted share purchase scheme.


We believe in investing in our people, we have excellent internal and external learning and development opportunities. We offer career pathways to ensure you can grow with the business! We want to hear your ideas, so bring your passion and vision and we'll do a power of good together!


If this sounds like you, apply today!

Requisition ID: 849 
Posting end date: ​30/05/2022​​