Management Accountant

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 months ago
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  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 05-FEB-21
  • Job Reference: NZ/1511123
  • Job Title: Management Accountant
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Our people

Nothing is more important to us than our people – he waka eke noa.

Our Finance and Business Operations branch helps all people at Fire and Emergency to grow, develop and be their best by providing them with a positive experience throughout their time with us.

We are building a workplace that is safe, respectful and inclusive for all our people. It is fundamental to our purpose and consistent with our values. We activity embrace and value diversity and welcome people from all backgrounds.

The Management Accountant team is a directorate of the Finance and Business Operations branch at Fire and Emergency. It delivers core services to support all our people and leaders across the organisation as they continue to grow and develop.

About the role

We are looking for a Management Accountant to help us make a difference to New Zealand. This is a permanent role to provide strategic financial and analytical advice to Senior Management through partnering for investment decision making and subject matter expertise for capital management.

We have a permanent opportunity for an experienced management accountant to join our Finance team. Reporting within the Strategic Finance and Analytics team, you will be adept at developing relationships through partnering for effect with senior management to deliver and support the production of budgeting and forecasting process, both over an investment horizon and annually. You will have a background in financial reporting and analysis that will support your ability to identify opportunities to support investment decisions.

Specifically, we are looking for a candidate that can:

  • advocate for customers on financial matters
  • provide capital expenditure reporting including budgeting and forecasting throughout the investment lifecycle
  • provide meaningful analysis to support improved financial maturity within the decision-making needs
  • train and upskill personnel out in the regions and within the National Headquarters on the investment process and lifecycle
  • enhance the reporting to the various stakeholders to bring awareness of our performance
  • support and build financial investment models for the allocation of funding to enable sustainable investment.

We will provide you with an opportunity to utilise your business partnering skills and analytical expertise in an organisation that is dedicated to helping our communities.

About you

To be successful in this role you will ideally be a chartered accountant, or progressing towards qualification, and have the following:

  • A good understanding of budgeting forecasting and reporting systems and processes
  • Experienced in effective stakeholder management and business partnering
  • Experience in the investment lifecycle management with expertise in the capital expenditure process. And a view to helping to optimise improvements and reporting
  • A competency to effectively use a modern finance system like JD Edwards, COGNOS Planning and Analytics

How to apply

If you are interested in this role, please visit our website at to download the position description and apply.

For any queries please email

Applications close Friday, 19 February 2021.