Management Accountant

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
  • Category: Accounting & finance
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 03-FEB-21
  • Job Reference: 34553
  • Job Title: Management Accountant
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  • Summary:

New Zealand Customs Service (Customs) | Te Mana Ārai o Aotearoa protects New Zealand against threats to the border. Do you want to make a positive difference to the protection of New Zealand’s border from serious threats, the facilitation of legitimate trade and travel, and the collection of customs and excise revenue on behalf of the Crown. 

We have a new opportunity for an experienced management accountant to deliver actionable insight and financial leadership to help Customs’ managers improve and manage their financial performance. 

The Management Accountant helps managers to plan and prioritise financial resources, evaluate financial performance, improve financial capability, and implement financial controls.  The portfolio will be mostly Auckland-based managers focused on a variety of functions in Operations. 

To be successful in the role, you will have had experience in a medium to large organisation and be able to demonstrate your achievements in…

  • Being the face of Finance for an allocated portfolio, and leading and implementing key financial processes including operating and capital budgeting, forecasting and business-focused management reporting
  • Building effective working relationships and delivering a service that engages managers
  • Having the curiosity to proactively explore and assess financial information, apply business knowledge and ask the right questions
  • Assembling and organising data, and ensuring it has integrity
  • Analysing financial data and information to explore and spot patterns, and using analysis to form objective conclusions, create forward looking information and solve problems
  • Communicating financial information and stories in a way that engages managers, enables them to take action, and is clear and concise. 

This is a great time to join a new Business Partnership team forming March 2021 and the opportunity to make your mark.

To Apply:

To join Customs in any role you must be a New Zealand citizen or NZ permanent resident* and be able to obtain an organisational security clearance.

(*) A New Zealand Citizen or New Zealand Permanent Resident who has resided continuously in New Zealand for the last 5 years and resides in NZ at time of application;

OR a New Zealand Citizen or New Zealand Permanent Resident who has resided in New Zealand for the last 5 years and resides in NZ at time of application, but may have been absent from New Zealand for periods of six or more months within the past five years, preferably in one or more of the following countries: either Australia, Canada, UK or the USA. You will be required to provide overseas police certificates for these periods spent outside of New Zealand.

To express your interest on line please apply now by submitting a CV and Cover Letter that demonstrates your ability to meet the competencies required for the role. If you have any questions about the role please contact Suzanne Leahy at [email protected]

Applications close 11pm 21 February 2021.

New Zealand Customs Service | Te Mana Ārai o Aotearoa is a member of Diversity Works New Zealand and is committed to developing a diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace. We provide equal employment opportunities and welcome applications from everyone who can meet the requirements of the role.