Associate Director - Business Advisory

Rotorua, NZ
Tax & Business Advisory – Business Advisory - Accounting Services /
Permanent Full-Time /
Tōia mai te waka! - Haul the canoe!
Ki te urunga te waka!  - To the entrance place!
Ki te moenga te waka!  - To the resting place!
Ki te takotoranga i takoto ai te waka!  - To the place where it will lie!
Join us. But be you. At Deloitte, you’ll do more than just join something, you’ll add something.  You’ve found a place that values your curiosity, passion, and desire to work alongside brilliant people on the things that really matter. There really is only one question: What impact do YOU want to make?

Our Business Advisory Services Team in Rotorua is now seeking an Associate Director to join them.

About this team:
We work closely with businesses to develop a trusted advisor relationship through our unique and personalised approach to dealing with the individual, and unique challenges New Zealand businesses face today. Our role is to share knowledge and provide guidance, helping Small to Medium-sized Enterprises, High Net Worth Individuals and Family Groups, Iwi Pre/Post Settlement Governance Entities, Māori Land Trusts and Incorporations and NGOs to grow and succeed. At Deloitte, we are passionate about our clients' success and partnering with them on their growth journey.
This is a client facing and team leadership role. You will be responsible for managing team members and a portfolio of clients ranging in size and covering a broad range of accounting and tax issues. You will develop effective business relationships with clients, deliver outstanding advice, exceed our clients' expectations, and partner with their businesses to grow. 
Your typical day will include:
·       Being a role model and mentor for Consultants and Senior Consultants by providing on-the-job training and development opportunities, influencing the team positively.
·       Managing multiple jobs concurrently.
·       Regular communication with clients and teams to ensure the smooth running of jobs. 
·       Building trusted and credible client relationships. 
·       Identifying and providing insightful recommendations about a broad range of accounting issues in a timely manner.
·       Annual compliance work/review, advisory work and virtual CFO engagements

Enough about us, let’s talk about you. You are someone with:
·       5+ years accounting experience.
·       CA qualified (or equivalent).
·       Solid understanding of the accounting and tax issues facing SMEs in NZ.
·       Experience in financial modelling and forecasting.
·       Proven ability to building strong relationships with clients & colleagues.
·       Excellent organisational and communication skills. 
·       An energetic and proactive attitude. 
·       Experience leading successful teams, mentoring junior staff, managing priorities and delivering to deadlines.
So, who is Deloitte in Aotearoa? 
We are driven to create an impact that matters at every opportunity. Supported by a strong leadership team and member firms from over 150 countries across the globe, Deloitte New Zealand is in the business of solving complex problems.  
Over our 175-year history, we have built a reputation for impactful delivery across audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax, and technology services.  
Deloitte in Aotearoa recognises the uniqueness of our country identified in our founding document, Te Tiriti o Waitangi.  We uphold our responsibility(s) to the founding document and acknowledge Māori as the Tangata Whenua/Indigenous people.  
Our workplace and culture
We are driven by our desire to create positive outcomes for our clients, communities, and people.  Our purpose is to make an impact that matters. Everything we do is with intent - the intent to make a meaningful difference.
Our shared values are at the heart of everything we do. Living these values, including ‘taking care of each other’ and ‘fostering inclusion’, is essential to ensuring everyone feels included at work and able to reach their full potential. 
For us to succeed and thrive as an organisation, we understand the importance of creating a culture where diverse perspectives matter and where everyone is given an equal opportunity to grow and develop.

Deloitte New Zealand rewards
We hold a simple belief – that our people’s hard work should be recognised and rewarded beyond their remuneration.
We have reimagined what ‘work’ looks like and how we can empower all our people to create a work experience that is distinct to their needs. Founded on concepts of trust, balance, wellbeing and the importance of personal connection, this is the Deloitte experience.

We offer
·       Flexible work arrangements – work in a way that suits you, us and our clients best    
·       Subsidised professional qualifications and paid professional memberships
·       Subsidised health insurance
·       Income protection insurance
·       22 days annual leave
·       Social events, social sports teams, and monthly firm drinks
·       A focus on wellness and well-being
·       Community focused volunteer days
·       A focus on the environment and sustainability
·       Plus much more
Does this sound like the sort of role and organisation for you? Then apply now! We’d love to hear from you.
Mauri ora ki a koe/The essence of life to you 
Deloitte is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Knowing that people work best in different ways, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements if the working pattern you are looking for is not specifically indicated.  If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process. 

Studies have shown that women and people from under-represented backgrounds are less likely to apply for roles where they do not match the job description criteria exactly. If you're excited about this role and think you have what it takes, but your experience doesn't align 100%, we still want to hear from you and would encourage you to apply.

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