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Business Controller - Supply Chain

Location: Auckland
Function: Finance
Sub-Function: Finance - Business Control
Type of Contract: Permanent


  • Ideal role for an experienced cost accountant who enjoys partnering with internal customers.
  • Add value, influence thinking, have a tangible impact on a vital part of our business.
  • Based in Otahuhu, free parking, flexible work options and great employee benefits.


About us…


When you join DB Breweries, you join the global HEINEKEN whanau, where everyone is encouraged to be themselves, contribute their ideas, learn and grow as part of one of the largest beer and cider brewing companies in the world spanning 70 countries.  We’re an equal employment opportunity workplace because we believe diverse views make great brews, and our culture is very much reflected in our four values:

  • Passion for consumers and customers
  • Care for people and planet
  • Enjoyment of life
  • Courage to dream and pioneer


The wellbeing of our team is really important to us and, for our permanent employees, we demonstrate this in lots of ways:


  • Annual bonus and pay review, and the living wage or higher for entry-level roles.
  • Free health, life and income protection insurances.
  • 5% employer contribution to your Kiwisaver.
  • Work from home up to two days per week if your job can be performed remotely.
  • Free monthly allowance of beer, RTDs, cider or zero alcohol beverages.
  • ‘Enjoyment of Life' leave (an extra day each year to do something you enjoy).
  • Personal Development and Personal Wellbeing Plans for all employees.
  • Generous parental leave provisions, free confidential counselling support, digital wills, feminine hygiene products, and much more!


DB also plays an active part in New Zealand’s fair pay efforts by openly reporting on and addressing gender pay gaps while contributing to and supporting the great work being done with the Pacific Pay Gap Inquiry.


About this job…


Reporting to Andrew, our Business Control Manager – Supply Chain, you’ll work alongside an experienced accounting team and support a varied and interesting part of our business. Your day to day will mean:


  • Partnering with internal customers to maintain standard costs for all products.
  • Providing analysis to guide business decisions.
  • Delivering timely accurate reporting, new product development costing, preparing monthly balance sheet reconciliations, budgeting/forecasting.
  • Ownership of month-end closure.


You’re our ideal person if you:


  • Hold a tertiary accounting qualification
  • Have 3-5 years experience providing sound accounting, financial analysis and solutions.
  • Have experience in supply chain accounting (logistics and production environments); not essential, but highly advantageous because it would help you hit the ground running.
  • Have advanced Excel capabilities and, ideally, a strong understanding of SAP and Analysis for Office.
  • Can easily build rapport and credibility to influence and form true connections that benefit our open and collegial team vibe
  • Are the sort of person who’s happy (eager, even!) to pitch ideas, make your opinion known, and challenge established thinking. 


Sound like the role for you?  Apply today!  We look forward to meeting you.



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