What is the Spinoff

Jobs at The Spinoff

The Spinoff Group is made up of The Spinoff, an award-winning independent online magazine, with a focus on current affairs and pop culture; Hex Work Productions, a screen production company making impactful unscripted video; and Daylight Creative, a newly established full-service content studio, which uses editorial techniques to help organisations tell stories that resonate. 

As an organisation The Spinoff Group values and has a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion. It recognises Te Tiriti o Waitangi as New Zealand’s founding document, and is committed to the principles of equity and partnership it embodies. 

We use a mix of long-term roles and short-term project-based contracts across journalism, video and audio production and agency work. If you would like us to hold a CV on file for future opportunities, please send one through to jobs@thespinoff.co.nz

Explore our current vacancies:

Finance manager – The Spinoff

The Spinoff is seeking a finance manager for three days per week, ideally starting in mid-late August but we have some flexibility there. We’re looking for someone who is self-motivated and enjoys a fast-paced work environment.

The role is based in our Morningside (Auckland) office, however we have a flexible working policy and are comfortable with a hybrid working arrangement. We’re also open to how you allocate your three days over a working week.

You will be the sole finance employee in the business but have a close working relationship with our GM (who you’ll report to) and access to our external accountant if additional support is required. 

We use Pegasus as our accounting system so experience with the platform is a bonus but a full handover will take place with our current finance manager so training will be provided.

Your key responsibilities include

  • Accounts Payable and Receivable 
  • Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Maintain cash flow forecasting and update accordingly
  • Ownership of the banking requirements, payment runs, payment of taxes
  • Maintaining the fixed asset register
  • Working alongside the commercial team to support project billings and tracking
  • Assist with systems improvements, internal controls and process improvements
  • Other ad hoc duties as required


  • At least 5 years experience in a finance/accounting role 
  • Hyper-organised with exceptional time management skills
  • A self-starter/thinker
  • A fan of The Spinoff and the work that we do
  • Experience in a media/creative industry is a plus

If this sounds like a bit of you, please send your CV and a brief cover letter to jobs@thespinoff.co.nz by 5pm, August 11th.



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