Finance Officer

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    1 week ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category:
  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 31-JAN-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/0242020
  • Job Title: Finance Officer
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  • Division:
  • Summary:

We’re looking for someone enthusiastic and diligent who’s experienced in accounts payable and wants to bring their whole selves to work as part of our fun and diverse team.

  • Plenty of room for enthusiasm in this team
  • Excellent fixed-term opportunity
  • Great team focused on delivering a quality service

About us

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is a Crown Entity established on 1 July 2017. Our vision is to build stronger communities and protect what matters most to the people within them. Our unified organisation provides a fire and emergency service that delivers for communities, and the firefighters who serve them, now and in the future.

As the most trusted public sector agency we are working to embed our new values:

  • We Do the Right Thing – Kia Tika
  • We Serve and Support – Manaakitanga
  • We Are Better Together – Whanaungatanga
  • We Strive to Improve – Auahatanga

About the role

We are a passionate, diverse, and professional team who provide accounts payable and other finance support across the whole organisation, we pride ourselves on accuracy and our interactions across the organisation make sure invoices get to the right person and get paid on time.

We understand that not everyone is as savvy as us when it comes to knowing what a valid tax invoice looks like, and part of our job is to recognise that and make sure we help our colleagues along the way.

This role is responsible for all things accounts payable, processing invoices using an online approval system, making sure they’re sent to the right person for coding, and ultimately making sure those invoices are correct, and paid. You’ll deal with queries from suppliers and internal customers and will perform and check payment runs.

If you like the sound of this, the position description can give you an exhaustive list of the tasks you might get to work on week to week.

About you:

  • You’ll have accounts payable or relevant finance experience and business admin skills
  • Your attention to detail will be second to none
  • Knowledge of what information is required on a valid tax invoice
  • A strong customer focus
  • Thorough knowledge of modern office finance procedures and current business practice

How to apply

If this sounds like you, please visit our website to find out more information about this role and how to apply.

Applications close: Thursday, 13 February 2020.