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Accounts and Commercial Administrator

Accounts and Commercial Administrator

Accounts and Commercial Administrator


Dickey Boats is passionate about the ocean and delivering exceptional experiences and adventures for our customers.  We are a small team of people committed to our craft and producing world class products.

The commercial team are now recruiting an Accounts and Commercial Administrator, a crucial position requiring a strong financial focus.

This role can offer the following to the right candidate:

·        Opportunity for full-time or part-time – depending on the person

·        An energetic and fast-paced work environment

·        Working with a small, driven and exceptionally fun team

·        Genuine progressive career opportunity, learning from highly skilled commercial professionals

·        Freedom to demonstrate initiative and autonomous problem-solving

The Role:

Reporting to the Commercial Manager, this is a pivotal support role in the business, ensuring the smooth running of the accounts function and overseeing the general office operation including reception.

Core functions:

·        Accounts payable

·        Financial processing and support

·        Commercial support

·        Payroll processing

·        Reception and office operation support


Success in this role requires a high degree of independent drive, self-sufficiency and a focus on excellence.  

We are a small business with a big output and team members sit across multiple functions and love learning about other areas of the business operations.

The Candidate:

Ideally, the successful applicant will have demonstrated success across similar functions.  However, less experienced candidates offering a proven history of outstanding delivery in a customer-focused role will also be considered.

Whatever your experience, a passion for learning and improvement in a business is essential. We can teach you the role; the ideal candidate will grow the position further. 

As part of a small, highly motivated team, you will need to love fast-paced working environments. As such, an engaging manner when supporting our operations team with hands-on solutions is highly valued.

Candidates will need to positively contribute to the workplace culture, demonstrating personal characteristics of honesty, integrity and respect.

An interest in the marine environment or a love of boats/boating will also be beneficial.


Skills and Experience: 

  • Knowledge and confidence with the Xero financial system - or comparable systems - or be capable of learning this system quickly to guru status!
  • Excellent Excel skills and be comfortable with the Microsoft suite of Office products
  • Superb communication and interpersonal skills
  • An outstanding eye for detail and accuracy with the ability to achieve consistent efficiencies in accounts processing
  • Understand and execute the principles of consistent, high-quality customer experience
  • Demonstrated success in the Accounts Payable or Purchasing functions, or a desire and capability to learn
  • An ability to harness technology for the improvement of business systems


For more information on the position or to apply, please call Will on 021577830 or email careers@dickeyboats.co.nz