Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer                                                                                      

  • Reporting to CEO.
  • Ensure rigorous accounting practices are in play.
  • Commercially minded finance leader.



Established in 1917, MTA is the largest automotive industry body in New Zealand, representing over 3,800 automotive businesses.  MTA is a respected voice across a range of sector stakeholders with its mission today continuing to be about creating sustainable business advantages for members and providing industry leadership.


The position sits on the MTA leadership team reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer and has oversight of two direct reports. You will ensure both the financial sustainability of the business and that rigorous processes are run around analysis and insight to assist with sound decision making. You will provide quality timely financial and commercial advice to the business, support MTA’s Group investments, assist to grow the MTA membership base, and contribute to the long-term and short-term business strategies. In addition, you will ensure that the organisation complies with all statutory requirements and that appropriate accounting standards are met.  


This will require someone with a commercial and investment mindset to assist with the ongoing support around the subsidiary businesses. You will possess excellent organisational and management skills along with the ability to inspire the confidence of the board and the senior management team. They will be prepared to challenge the status quo and ask the tough questions around business practices. You will work collaboratively and in an agile manner and be solutions focused. You will be a Chartered Accountant or equivalent with upwards of 10 years’ experience ideally within a corporate environment. A good understanding of Not for Profit organisations and associations is desirable.

Entry to New Zealand from all countries remains strictly controlled to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. You may only apply for this role if you have the right to work in New Zealand. For information about New Zealand work or residence visas, please visit




FURTHER ENQUIRIES: John Bell or Andrew Watson on 04 550 8000

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