Finance Officer

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    6 days ago
  • Category:
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 08-JAN-21
  • Job Reference: NZ/FIN02
  • Job Title: Finance Officer
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  • Summary:

Finance Officer

He ara pukenga, he ara tauwhiro, hei whakamana mata waka

The many pathways of knowledge, the many pathways of social work, upholding the dignity of all


  • Do you have a can-do attitude and be courageous?
  • Do you love figures and are super accurate?
  • Do you love to be busy and enjoy a challenge?

We are on the hunt for a finance officer to join our small finance team to support the day-to-day financial functions.  You will work across all the end-to-end financial processes, including payroll with the newly appointed Senior Financial Officer.  This will be a new team so you will bring your experience to support the enhancement our current systems and processes.

It is important that you have a strong customer focus for both our internal and external customers and can build effective relationships to deliver great outcomes for the Social Workers Registration Board.

To be successful you will need to enjoy the professional regulatory environment, be customer focused, able to learn quickly and be committed to supporting the social work profession succeed. 

Key requirements of the role:

  • Previous experience in managing financial processes.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Flexibility to concurrently undertake a multitude of tasks to achieve multiple deadlines.
  • Initiative and capability to work unsupervised.
  • Sets and maintains high work standards.
  • Methodical and accurate in one’s work, whilst achieving a high work rate.
  • Can interpret and explain to others, information received both verbally and in writing.
  • Proficiency in relevant computer software, including MS Excel, Word and Xero.
  • Familiarity with using databases.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and te ao Māori perspectives, as these relate to the social services sector.


To apply, or to obtain a detailed position description, please contact

Applications close 29 January 2021