Principal Advisor, DHB and Crown Entity Monitoring

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    16 hours ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
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  • Category: Accounting and Finance
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 12-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: MOH/1455750
  • Job Title: Principal Advisor, DHB and Crown Entity Monitoring
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  • Summary:
  • Are you looking for a diverse financial role to keep you stimulated?
  • Enhance Ministry and team performance
  • Support Executive Leadership team


Be part of the team as we continue to strengthen our financial management capability so the Ministry is seen to be a credible and trusted advisor to Ministers and a leader of the sector.


Our Directorate has a kaitiaki role across the Ministry – protecting and looking after our organisation so we have great people, processes and technology.


The Principal Advisor DHB and Crown Entity monitoring is a critical role, supporting a team of professionals to deliver value-add timely monthly reporting to Ministers and senior management that includes both financial and non-financial drivers. This will include variance analysis, forecasts and recommendations for management on DHB and Crown Entity Health sector financial performance and consolidated results. You will also be responsible for providing the Executive Leadership Team with insights on the ongoing financial performance and sustainability of DHBs and Health sector Crown entities.


In this position you will also be required to take the lead in development, planning and implementation of specific process improvement initiatives along with supporting and mentoring the development needs of the team and providing quality assurance and peer review assistance to the team as required.


To be successful in this role you will be relationship focused, and well versed with working with government decision-making and operating procedures. You will have proven leadership skills and experience in working across organisations using a relationship approach that results in the effective provision of services. As a strategic thinker you will be proactive and objective in the provision of financial advice, analysis and reporting. A tertiary qualification in a finance or relevant field, Chartered Accountant or similar qualification is required.


The Ministry of Health is the kaitiaki of the health and disability system in New Zealand. We are responsible for providing active stewardship and leadership across the nations health and disability system. We ensure the system provides people with the highest levels of care, regardless of who they are or where they live.


We have embarked on a transformational change programme which is creating some exciting career opportunities. If you would like to contribute to the important work that we do, please join us.

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Advertising for this role closes at midnight on Sunday, 29 March 2020.


We encourage diversity and inclusion at the Ministry of Health and are committed to equal opportunity in all our employment policies and procedures. In particular, we want to ensure accessibility needs are well supported, so the recruitment process is fair and equitable for all. Therefore, please let us know if there is any support we can provide to ensure the recruitment process is fully accessible to you. You can contact us at if you would like to discuss any accessibility needs you may have.