Senior Business Advisor, Financial Strategy and Budget

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    6 hours ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
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  • Category: Accounting and Finance
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 23-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: MOH/1455751
  • Job Title: Senior Business Advisor, Financial Strategy and Budget
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  • Summary:
  • Challenging and varied role in a supportive team
  • Enjoy testing your skills in a large public sector agency
  • Great opportunity for an accounting or finance professional with good relationship management skills


Be responsible for providing insights and adding value with an organisation making a significant contribution to the health of New Zealanders. 


The Ministry of Health’s Corporate Services directorate has a kaitiaki across the Ministry – protecting and looking after our organisation so we have great people, processes and technology.


We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Business Advisor to join our Financial Strategy and Budget team in the Finance function. In this position you will be responsible for managing the appropriations for Vote Health and associated Treasury reporting requirements alongside supporting the Ministry’s contribution to the government’s annual Budget process.


You will be required to assist in the preparation of baseline updates, financial forecasts, budget initiatives, and estimates documentation.  You will also review health reports and Cabinet papers ensuring that the financial implications are clearly presented; prepare responses to select committee questions, parliamentary questions and official information requests; and provide consistent high-quality advice and support to the finance function and the business.


To be successful in this role you will demonstrate a strong understanding of the Public Finance Act and Treasury reporting requirements. You will be a strong communicator, with the ability to build and maintain positive stakeholder relationships and effective networks within the organisation.


You are results driven, highly focused and self-directed.  This role requires someone with a proven ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines and manage competing priorities.


You will hold a tertiary qualification in accounting or finance. 


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.


You will find a copy of the Position Description attached or online at

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Advertising for this role closes on Monday, 6 April 2020


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