Finance Administrator

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    4 weeks ago
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  • Category: Accounting and Finance
  • Location: Wellington City
  • Date Advertised: 04-MAY-18
  • Job Reference: MPI18/1331940
  • Job Title: Finance Administrator
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Here is your opportunity to take up an exciting role with the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), an organisation that is all about growing and protecting New Zealand. The Finance Systems and Processing team are looking for two Finance Administrator’s – one on a fixed term basis through until March 2019 and one permanent role.


The Finance Administration team sits within the Finance Systems and Processing area of Finance, Property and Procurement. Finance Systems & Processing role is to improve the efficiency and integration of the Ministry’s corporate systems, while keeping customer experience always in mind.


Our Finance Administrators are responsible for processing financial transactions and documents relating to Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Debt Collection. The busy Finance Administration team are responsible for collecting the majority of the Ministries external revenue of $100 million a year and process an average to 4,500 supplier invoices per month.


The ideal candidate will have previous experience in Accounts Receivable/Payable. You will be an Intermediate user of Microsoft Excel and ideally be a skilled user of Finance One (also known as Technology One). In addition, you will be proactive, have strong attention to detail, be a team player and your customer service skills are second to none.


If you are passionate about joining an organisation that is all about growing and protecting New Zealand in a role that utilises your financial skills, this could be the opportunity you are looking for!


To apply for this role you must hold the right to work in New Zealand or be eligible to obtain it – click here to find out more about work visa eligibility and options.


To find out more about the Ministry and what we do please click here


To view the position description and/or apply for the role (submitting a cover letter and current curriculum vitae), please click “APPLY NOW” or visit the MPI Careers Site. For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online careers portal.


For detailed information on this role please refer to the position description or contact


Please state in your cover letter if you are applying for the fixed term or permanent role.


Applications close 20 May 2018.