Financial Analyst – Fixed Assets

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    1 month ago
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    Govt Jobs
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  • Category: Accounting
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 02-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: EDU/1453742
  • Job Title: Financial Analyst – Fixed Assets
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Kia ora, Bula Vinaka, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Fakatalofa atu, Kia orana, Malo e lelei, Malo ni, Talofa lava, Tena koutou katoa and welcome. 

  • Permanent – Full time
  • Financial Reporting – Fixed Assets
  • Analytical skills essential

Help shape the future of Education

At the Ministry of Education, we work together to shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes.

Our organisation is made up of more than 3,000 talented and committed people around New Zealand, from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures.

While we work in different groups and on different things, we all strive every day to make the biggest difference we can for every child, young person and adult student in our education system.

About us

Education Infrastructure Service (EIS), a part of the Ministry of Education, creates and supports safe, healthy, inspiring and ICT enabled learning environments. EIS manages the Crown’s second largest property portfolio of around 2,500 schools with a book value of $18 billion, is responsible for the largest payroll in the country, and transports over 100,000 students to and from school each day.

The Finance and Investment group has overall responsibility for financial management and capital investment planning for EIS.  We exist to systematically improve the financial planning, forecasting, analytical and reporting capability of EIS. We also manage the financial compliance function on behalf of the EIS group.

About the role

The Financial Analyst reports to the Finance Manager and contributes to the delivery of the Finance function with EIS and in conjunction with Corporate Finance.  This is a key role that contributes to the financial reporting and compliance function within EIS ensuring financial transactions and obligations are correctly reported. This role requires interactions with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders.

There is also a requirement to be involved in the development of effective property management information systems to support the planning, decision making and monitoring processes.

Please note there is further information available in the attached Job Description.

About you

This role requires financial accounting experience (especially in Fixed Assets) and excellent analytical skills to support the operation of the EIS property and infrastructure functions.

You will also offer:

  • Proven Financial accounting experience.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Experience in fixed assets and/or project accounting.
  • Experience in managing relationships and consultation with an assortment of internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience in systems management.
  • Able to make business decisions with financial impact.

If you’d like to bring your skills to a rewarding role within an organisation that’s continuously reaching goals and striving for a better future for New Zealand, we’d love to hear from you.

Are you ready to make a difference?

We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds, including Māori, Pacific and those with disabilities, who will enrich our understanding of the education system.

As a government agency, the Ministry is committed to keeping to the Treaty of Waitangi’s guiding principles in our work for and with Māori students, their whānau, hapū and iwi.

Please review the Job Description and if this opportunity interests you, and you meet the requirements, apply now using the ‘Apply Online’ button. 

For further information please contact Stephanie Phillips at

Applications close midnight – Tuesday 10 March 2020.