Senior Financial Advisor

  • Company:
    Beyond Recruitment
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    14 hours ago
  • Category:
  • Experience with a large complex organisation
  • Join one of the most sought after finance teams in Wellington
  • High level of autonomy for those with initiative and good judgment
  • NZDF is a unique employer and no two days are ever the same. The Defence Force exists to secure the well-being of New Zealand and New Zealanders with responses that include providing stability and peace support operations, humanitarian assistance, disaster relief and maritime surveillance.

    How many employers run their own shipping, airline and land logistics operations? At the Defence Force you will get an opportunity to work across multiple platforms and engage in a variety of interesting activities that support New Zealand. Defence Force staff are provided with career growth opportunities that would be difficult to match – while working to protect and benefit New Zealand in a culture built around commitment, courage, comradeship and integrity.

    You would join a committed and passionate team that together focus on one common goal to make a positive difference to New Zealand and New Zealanders.

    What you will do:

    The Senior Financial Advisor is a key role assisting in the delivery of a high standard of performance reporting across portfolios and to respective NZDF Governance Committees and Boards.

    You will be:

  • Delivering quality financial and analytical insights from financial information to inform decision making at a senior level;
  • Presenting data in a usable and actionable information;
  • Driving improvements to processes and systems that support Financial information and enhance the quality of the data;
  • Responding to External Information requests, such as OIA / PQ / Select Committee questions and reporting financial information to the United Nations and other international organisations; and
  • Working collaboratively as part of a high functioning and focussed team.
  • What we need:

  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of management accounting and financial management principles and practices
  • Experience with a major ERP package and Business Intelligence Systems such as SAP or Oracle
  • Demonstrated research and financial problem-solving and decision making skills with sound quantitative and qualitative analytical skills