Finance Business Partner

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: Accounting/Finance
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 04-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: MBIE/1453632
  • Job Title: Finance Business Partner
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  • Division:
  • Summary:
  • Showcase your exceptional relationship management skills and business acumen
  • Responsibility for own business portfolios from an end to end perspective
  • Drive discussions wider than just finance and challenge the status quo to improve outcomes for the business

 

About the role:

The Finance Business Partner role is a role that reports to the Manager Finance Business Partnering within the Finance Business Partnering branch of F+P.  The Finance Business Partner would partner with the business and with the Manager Finance Business Partnering to set the direction and drive the implementation of the business group’s financial strategy while ensuring alignment with the overall Ministry strategic plan and stated outcomes. 

They would use their extensive financial expertise to work with the Manager Finance Business Partnering to lead the effective financial management, of the business groups. This would be achieved through aligning with the business and providing accurate, high quality, multi-year strategic financial advice to influence the strategic and operational decision making process. 

The role would provide authoritative financial advice, effectively influence senior stakeholders in addition to providing assurance to the Senior Leadership Team that financial management processes, procedures and reporting comply with legislative requirements and best practice.

 

Why work for us:

MBIE is one of New Zealand’s largest, most influential and most diverse public sector agencies.  This means that we are able to offer significant opportunities for developing experience across a broad variety of areas.

We aim to create a culture where our people are empowered to bring fresh ideas and perspectives and to develop new approaches.

We also take the time to foster a work environment that is enjoyable for all.  This means we like to collaborate, support and encourage our people, encourage excellence and innovation and take the time to have some fun and celebrate our successes.

 

 

Skills and Experience:

We are looking for:

  • Significant experience in management reporting within large, complex and diverse organisations
  • Strong experience in driving outcomes and managing diverse stakeholder interests
  • Significant experience in leadership roles
  • Strong strategic financial management experience within a large, complex and diverse organisation
  • Strong analytical, strategic and planning skills as well as being commercially savvy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills and ability to articulate complex messages clearly, simply and concisely
  • Ability to overview and consider principles alongside being pragmatic
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive and successful working relationships
  • Strong team player and ability to collaborate and contribute at senior leadership team level
  • High standards of professionalism and performance driven
  • Experience in leading successful change initiatives

 

Applicants must be New Zealand citizens or New Zealand permanent residents and be CAANZ qualified or equivalent

 

About the branch:

The Finance Business Partnering branch, which sits within F+P, works in partnership with business groups, supporting them to deliver their services effectively and efficiently, allowing the Ministry to achieve its outcomes. The Finance Business Partnering branch is the conduit between F+P and the business groups.

The F+P is on a journey to become a genuinely outstanding function that is recognised as such by its stakeholders. In this role you will help guide our direction as we continue on that journey. 

 

Why work for us?

MBIE is one of New Zealand’s largest, most influential and most diverse public sector agencies.  This means that we are able to offer significant opportunities for developing experience across a broad range of areas.

We aim to create a culture where our people are empowered to bring fresh ideas and perspectives and to develop new approaches.

We also take the time to foster a work environment that is enjoyable for all.  This means we like to collaborate, support and encourage our people, encourage excellence and innovation and take the time to have some fun and celebrate our successes.

 

About MBIE:

MBIE is the lead agency for making it easier for business to work with government.  MBIE’s purpose is to grow the New Zealand economy to provide a better standard of living for all New Zealanders.  We do this by working with others to help businesses to be more competitive, improving job opportunities and by ensuring quality housing is more affordable. 

Our way of working is guided by our values which shape our behaviours. 

  • Mahi Tahi – Better Together
  • Maia – Bold and brave
  • Pae Kahurangi – Build our Future
  • Pono Me Te Tika – Own It

 

How to apply:

Click on the APPLY button below in order to be directed to our on-line careers website.  You may view a position description at this site, as well as complete the on-line application, and upload a CV and cover letter. For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.

Please e-mail Jo Smith at joanne.smith@mbie.govt.nz if you have any further questions.

Applications close at 5pm on Sunday 15th March 2020.