Accounting & Finance

Tribe will help you recruit top talent, best suited for your company

Our specialist team have over 40 years of experience in accounting and finance recruitment and search across both the UK and New Zealand markets. Our Head of Accounting and Finance, Brad Gatehouse, is a CPA Qualified Accountant and former New Zealand CPA Branch Councillor. He is very active in the industry and a regular speaker at finance industry events.                                                                                     

We know that accounting and finance talent is often only found in the passive market, so our ability to tap into data and research is crucial. Our technology-enabled research team work alongside us to map the market and proactively talent pool, so we are always connected to and aware of top A&F talent in New Zealand.  Furthermore, we have established channels to offshore candidate markets and work with returning Kiwis and highly-skilled migrants looking to make NZ home.                                                                                       

We forge long term partnerships that allow us to consult commercially, challenge the status quo when it makes sense and give pragmatic hiring advice to each unique project. We add value throughout New Zealand by providing temp, contract and permanent resources across all industries.

Types of Roles

  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Finance Director
  • General Manager Finance
  • Financial Controller
  • Strategy
  • Finance Manager
  • Technical/Regulatory Accountant
  • Financial Accountant
  • Senior Systems Accountant
  • Accountant
  • Commercial Manager
  • Financial Planning and Analysis Manager
  • Finance Business Partner
  • Management Accountant
  • Finance Analyst
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Accounts Payable Manager
  • Accounts Receivable Manager
  • Accounts Assistant
  • Tax Accountant
  • Company Accountant
  • Risk & Assurance Manager
  • Treasury Manager
  • Credit Control Manager

Relevant Articles

Client Testimonials

"I have worked with a lot of executive search teams both internationally and in NZ, and Tribe stand out. They are redefining what the new breed of executive search is. Their ability to think differently, reach into community groups that others don’t, means that the candidates they find are unique. We worked with them recently on our Global CPO and Global CFO positions, and they did not disappoint. They will push you, challenge you, and are invested in making sure you get the best”.

Clive Ormerod - Chief Executive Officer, Les Mills International

Here at Tribe we have a dedicated Knowledge team, to provide a more in-depth search throughout your recruitment process, a key point of difference that stood out to Lindsay Cowley from Online Republic.

Watch: Lindsay Cowley – CEO, Online Republic

"Thanks for your stellar service with this project. It was a real pleasure to work with you and again, #teamTribe delivered!"

Tiffani Graydon - CEO, Yealands

Some roles can be easier to hire than others, Mike Stolz knew exactly what he wanted and tasked Tribe to find the perfect balance to meet those needs for him and the business. Here is what he had to say!

Watch: Mike Stolz - Senior Commercial Finance Manager, Goodman Fielder

"Over the years I have worked with Tribe I have always been impressed with the way they take the time to understand an individual’s needs and work hard to create a solution from there."

Matt Donn - CEO, Tom and Luke

Hiring a new role is no easy feat for a business, having the support and knowledge behind you is exactly what took the pressure off Paul Wilcox when it came time to hire a new CFO. 

Watch: Paul Wilcox – CEO, Auckland Racing Club

“I highly recommend Tribe. They made the recruitment of our CFO easy. Their approach was professional, quick and efficient, and delivered great results."   

Sean Kelly - CEO, Smartfoods

"I have worked with Estee from Tribe for a number of years sourcing candidates in mid and senior finance roles.  Estee has a high level of integrity as a recruiter and always takes time to fully brief herself on roles being recruited.  Estee is incredibly efficient and detailed, putting forward only those candidates who closely match our requirements."

Rob Bullock - CFO, Quotable Value

"From day one Jackie was extremely professional and she understood the importance of scoping the exact requirements for different members of the new finance team. From there I left the hard work to Jackie to find suitable candidates. Three or more candidates were presented and each candidate had the appropriate skills which made the recruitment process easier because my main job was to find the candidate with the best cultural fit for the business. Tribe then took over reference and compliance checks and secured my new team in the space of three weeks. 

It is nice to find a recruitment firm that delivers on its promises. Well done Tribe."

Ian Grose - Chief Financial Officer, NZ Bus

“We recently engaged Tribe to run 2 Executive Search processes for an Operations Director, and a Commercial Director. Both were new roles for the organisation and critical to future growth objectives. The Tribe team invested in understanding our requirements, implemented strong Australasian search initiatives, and partnered strongly with us in terms of commercial outcomes.  We’re delighted with the results and would happily work with them again”.

Richard Lawrence - CEO, Ziwi

"Outstanding service, such a pleasure to work with Tribe! I appreciate your comprehensive market knowledge; excellent, responsive service; transparent communications; candidate focus and last but by no means least - your people are great to work with. Outstanding job."

Amand Thorpe - Head of People and Culture, Tax Management NZ

"The process that Tribe worked to was extremely professional and we very impressed with the quality and experience of the candidates that were put forward"

Ray Meade, CEO Mondiale VGL

How Can We Help

Sarah White

Head of Accounting & Finance
+64 27 505 3472

Jackie McCrindle

Accounting & Finance
+64 27 224 4955

Eythain Diaz

Accounting & Finance
+64 27 269 8691

Focused on ensuring a good match

Estee Begadon

Accounting & Finance (Maternity leave)
+64 22 618 8360

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