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: Nelson – Marlborough
  • Date Advertised: 21-JAN-21
  • Job Reference: NZ/1508052
  • Job Title: Management Accountant
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  • Summary:
  • Dynamic and challenging work, financial partnering in a large organisation
  • Efficiency – focused
  • Permanent, full-time position working 80 hours a fortnight in Nelson

Ngā mōhiohio e pā hānga ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

The Management Accountant role is a key role in Nelson Marlborough Health’s (NMH’s) Financial Operations team. The position reports to the Manager, Financial Operations and will be part of a large team focusing on providing timely, reliable financial information to the NMH Managers and meeting the needs of the organisation.

The role is diverse and challenging, continually looking for efficiencies in systems, processes and reports and providing customer-focussed value to NMH Managers. Relationship management, risk analysis, variance reporting, budgeting and forecasting are also important elements to the position.

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

You will be a self-starter who takes ownership of assigned tasks and deliverables and, under the guidance of the Manager, Financial Operations you will produce high quality outputs within required timeframes.

Your experience and qualifications should include:

  • Tertiary qualification in finance, accounting or other relevant business discipline
  • Chartered Accountant (member of NZICA/CCANZ) or professional membership of professional accounting body
  • Extensive experience (four plus years) in a finance/accounting or public sector financial management field
  • Keen interest in systems and increasing efficiencies is important
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of delivering financial/accounting services in a large and complex organisation
  • The ability to analyse complex issues, provide solutions and communicate these clearly to a range of stakeholders
  • Previous health sector experience would be desirable

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health is the main health service provider for New Zealand’s Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving over 150,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services. We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

Etahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)

Nga huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)

There are a lot of changes and challenges to both the Health sector and for Nelson Marlborough Health in the next 10 years and it is an ever changing environment. Nelson Marlborough Health is an exciting place to work with plenty of scope for your own development and growth, as well as the opportunity to play a key role in driving continual improvement – supporting NMH to achieve its strategic objectives. We are the largest employer across the top of the South Island with more than 2700 staff.

The region is known for its spectacular natural environment, with three national parks on its doorstep, and is very family friendly. Find out more about the Nelson/Tasman region

Me pehea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274.

For role specific information please contact Philippa Dawson, Manager, Financial Operations on

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please click apply and fill in our online application form.


Applications close on Sunday, 14 February 2021.

Nelson Marlborough Health strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together