Finance Business Advisor

  • Company:
    New Zealand Police
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    1 day ago
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Finance Project Advisor, it starts with you!

  • Based at Police National Headquarters
  • Salary from $73,498 (neg dep on experience)
  • Fixed Term Opportunity to 30 June 2021
  • About the role

    Our goal is for New Zealand to be a world leader in firearms safety. Towards this, the Arms Safety and Control group’s purpose is to contribute to Our Business by being the safest country: one in which people are safe and feel safe by ensuring the safe use and control of firearms.

    The group takes every opportunity to prevent harm through the transparent, consistent, timely and efficient administration, education and promotion of compliance with the provisions of the Arms Act. It earns trust and confidence by working together, in partnership with other policing groups, the firearms community, wider New Zealand public and other agencies and organisations to achieve collective impact.

    This is an opportunity to join the Programme in a critical role in the lead up to the second phase of the buyback events planned for 2021 in a core planning and execution role to ensure the financial integrity of our Programme.

    Key Accountabilities:

  • Planning and reviewing dealer and manufacturing financial reviews
  • Planning and co-ordinating the Price List process
  • Identifying general financial risk and providing advice over programme decisions
  • Preparing and reviewing memos and artefacts that relate to financial reviews and decision making
  • Supporting finance or payment failures
  • Support to resolve programme payment disputes with our customers
  • This position will be based at the Police National Headquarters, and as such, the successful candidate must reside in Wellington.

    What you’ll bring

    Being part of the Police whānau is about being our best to ensure our communities are safe and feel safe. Our Core Competencies provide a shared understanding of the behaviours, leadership and technical competence required for success at each level of Police. Whilst we are looking for skills, knowledge and experience relevant to the role, we also place high importance on your state of mind, the alignment of your values with ours, your ability to contribute to and build high performing teams, and the way that you lead yourself or others.

    You will need:

  • A strong background in Accounting/Finance
  • Working within a Project Environment is ideal but not essential
  • Understanding of SAP would be advantageous
  • Ability to identify financial risks and resolving issues that arise
  • This role is set at Individual Contributor level , this means your key purpose is “to deliver or enable others to deliver Our Business”.

    We will ask you questions based on “How we will deliver Our Business – Core Competencies” and the appropriate role level, , please copy and paste this URL: .

    These questions will be unique and specific to the role, focusing on the aspects the hiring manager believes are most important for that position at the time. For more information on Our Values, please copy and paste this URL:

    About us

    Our mission is to be the safest country by delivering services that ensure New Zealand communities are confident, safe and secure.

    Working Flexibly

    Your wellbeing inside and outside of work is important to us. We’re open to discussing flexible working options that work for both you and the business.

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    How to apply

    If this position sounds like you, click apply now. You will be required to submit an application form and a chronological list of previous roles that covers the role title and the date/duration (this is a mandatory requirement and replaces a CV). Before confirmation of hire, pre-employment checks will be undertaken. For further information on the application process, please copy and paste this URL:

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    Applications close at 5pm Thursday 26th November