Assistant Financial Accountant

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    4 months ago
  • Category:
    Government
  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
  • Category: Accounting/Finance
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 26-JAN-21
  • Job Reference: LINZ/1508573
  • Job Title: Assistant Financial Accountant
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  • Division:
  • Summary:

Assistant Financial Accountant (part-time job share for 12-month fixed term)

  • Rare part-time (0.6) assistant financial accountant role available;
  • Join a supportive and driven work environment; and
  • Contribute to the wider success of LINZ.

At Land Information New Zealand (LINZ), our key role is to ensure New Zealanders have accurate information about where people and places are, that people have confidence in their property rights and that Crown property is well managed for future generations.

Due to the return from parental leave of a valued staff member, this job share opportunity is now available. You would be working in a busy, supportive and fun environment.

As the Assistant Financial Accountant, you will learn about and be responsible for critical operational tasks and will have monthly reporting tasks and Treasury reporting deadlines to meet. This role is for a 12-month fixed term.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing advice and support to the business in relation to finance operational matters
  • Monthly actuals reporting to the Treasury
  • Completing and ensuring GST and FBT returns are filed
  • Preparation of monthly journals and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Updating cash forecasts and monitoring of the daily cash position
  • Reviewing and approving accounts administrator transactions
  • Responding to audit queries for financial information
  • Working collaboratively and proactively with others to develop and maintain an effective finance function

Key Requirements:

  • Degree qualified (or working towards) in accountancy
  • Sufficient understanding of accounting fundamentals gained through practical work experience
  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to engage with the business

How to Apply

If this role sounds like an opportunity you would be interested in, please click on “Apply Online.” You will be taken to our LINZ careers page where you can review our Position Description, complete your application form, and upload a copy of you CV and Cover Letter.

If you have any questions, please email opportunities@linz.govt.nz and our Recruitment Team will be in touch with you.

Applications close 9 February 2021