Senior Financial Accountant

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    1 week ago
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  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 13-OCT-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/1489024
  • Job Title: Senior Financial Accountant
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  • Summary:
  • Exciting opportunity to work in our award winning finance group
  • Fixed-term or secondment opportunity for 12 months
  • Annual Salary of $117,000 plus five weeks annual leave

Mō mātou – Our organisation

At Kāinga Ora, ours is the important responsibility of transforming New Zealand’s housing choices, outcomes and the entire housing sector by creating homes and communities that allow New Zealanders to thrive. What is exciting about working for Kāinga Ora is getting the chance to make a real and positive impact on New Zealanders lives. With skills, planning and purposeful action, our people are creating the homes and neighbourhoods that will build Aotearoa’s future.We are passionate about transforming New Zealand for the better. That includes being a trusted partner for Māori and iwi, protecting and enabling their rights, interests and aspirations under the guidance of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Ko tā mātou mahi – Our role

Based out of our national office in Waterloo Quay, Wellington, we are currently recruiting for a Senior Financial Accountant. This role will provide technical financial accounting expertise, counsel, support, advice and challenge to the Finance and Performance team and Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities. We are looking for someone that can develop and interpret external and internal financial reporting, and has had exposure to, and an understanding of, Crown reporting.

You will ideally have excellent written and oral communication skills, be able to communicate with a wide range of people and be passionate about solving housing issues in New Zealand. In addition, you will be able to demonstrate advanced problem solving skills of a technical nature and have a history of leading teams.

Nōu te rourou – What’s in it for you?

We offer competitive salaries, five weeks annual leave and a benefits package including a range of insurances, flexible working arrangements and career development. These benefits are described in more detail here

As a Kāinga Ora – Homes and Communities employee, we want to make sure that you have all the tools and support you need. We want to ensure you are healthy and have work-life balance. We also want to support and grow your personal and career development through on-the-job learning, training courses, secondments and study opportunities.

Ō Tātou Uara – Our values

Our values were developed by us, for us. They unite us as an organisation and guide how we work every day.

Our values are:

  • Manaakitanga – People at the Heart
  • Mahi Tahi – Better Together
  • Whanake – Be Bold

Tūhono mai – Join us

To view the position description and apply for this role, please follow the online process via

Please note: all applicants, including existing employees, need to follow this process. If you have any questions, please contact the recruitment team via

Applications close Friday, 23 October 2020.

We value diversity and are committed to working with each other and our customers in an inclusive and respectful way. We welcome applicants from all walks of life and appreciate the richness of experience that your point of difference brings to the organisation.

To apply for this job, please click here or go to our job site and enter the job code 53594GJO.