Financial Accounting Team Leader

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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    negotiable / month
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    1 week ago
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  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 11-JAN-21
  • Job Reference: NZ/1505473
  • Job Title: Financial Accounting Team Leader
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Financial Accounting Team Leader, Finance and Performance team

Crown Law Te Tari Ture o te Karauna

Crown Law provides legal advice and representation services to the government in matters affecting the executive government, particularly in the areas of criminal, public law and Treaty of Waitangi. Crown Law’s vision is to provide collaborative, indispensable legal services.

We are seeking to appoint a Team Leader – Financial Accounting, reporting to the Chief Financial Officer.

This role will be joining the Business and Finance team at an exciting juncture. We are currently progressing an upgrade or replacement of our financial and legal practice management systems to ensure we have the best systems and processes in place to meet the needs of the finance and performance team and the wider organisation. This role will play a critical part in implementing the final decisions of the systems review which will include improving our budgeting and reporting approach.

The Team Leader Financial Accounting is responsible for leading and managing Crown Law’s monthly and annual external reporting processes, maintaining a robust internal control environment and managing two staff covering the accounts payable and receivable functions. There will also be an opportunity to work closely with a small portfolio of managers to provide strategic advice and support them in meeting their financial responsibilities. The ideal candidate will have a detailed understanding of NZ public sector accountability frameworks, be familiar with the Crown Financial Information System, and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

For more information on the role, please refer to the position description.

Crown Law embraces diversity and is committed to an inclusive workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and celebrate the collective talent of all employees. We also support different flexible working arrangements to enable us to be at our best. Please talk to us about how we can make this work for you.

This position is based in Wellington.

To be considered for a position at Crown Law you must have a legal right to live and work in New Zealand and are required to complete a Ministry of Justice Criminal Records Check.

All applications should include a covering letter and curriculum vitae.

To apply, please use the following link:

For a copy of the Job Description visit 2021.01.05—PD—Team-Leader-Financial-Accounting-Nov-2020.pdf

Applications close at midday on Monday, 26 January 2021.