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Financial Accountant

Employer
Bay of Plenty Regional Council
Location
Tauranga Tauranga Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Dec 7, 2023

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Job Role
Financial Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Thriving together - mō te taiao, mō ngā tāngata.Our environment and our people go hand-in-hand.Contribute to the valuable work we do for the environment. Transform your career, step up to the challenge, and upgrade your lifestyle at a progressive Regional Council. Te āhuatunga a te tūranga | About the roleAs the Financial Accountant reporting to the Financial Accounting Team Lead you will:

Participate in the preparation and maintenance of the day-to-day operational accounting function and ensure it is accurate and to a high professional standard,
Maintain the fixed asset register Participate in the preparation of the Annual Report,
Preparation of statutory reports and returns to external parties (Inland Revenue and Statistics NZ), and
Provide input to ad-hoc financial projects.
Check financial data as part of the internal peer review process
Thriving as part of a high performing, supportive and fun finance team
Ō pūmanawa | Your skills and experience
Have a minimum of four years proven asset accounting experience
Exhibit comprehensive accounting knowledge and an understanding of subsidiary ledgers
Membership of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (or equivalent) is desirable,

Have highly developed skills with Excel and financial databases
Proven ability to manage large volumes of finance work within tight deadlines; and Have a high level of enthusiasm, and excellent problem-solving skills, attention to detail.

The successful candidate will be highly motivated and organised, reporting and contributing to the effectiveness of the Bay of Plenty Regional Council. Ko wai mātou | Who we are
Toi Moana Bay of Plenty Regional Council is responsible for land, air and water as well as public transport and economic development. A major focus of our work involves looking after the environment. We manage the effects of people's use of freshwater, land, air and coastal water. However, we also have a broader responsibility with others for the economic, social and cultural well-being of the regional community.
We are a values-driven organisation, that really cares about our people. Who you are is important to us and we welcome diversity as an opportunity to grow our teams and are keen to support people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, religions and abilities. We want Toi Moana to be a place where you bring your whole self to work.
Highlights of working with us include:

Varied and challenging work.
A supportive and collaborative work environment.
Flexibility with the way you work.
A competitive remuneration and leave package, including additional paid leave over Christmas/New Year, employer paid insurance, well-being initiatives.
A commitment to supporting you grow and develop.
This role is located in Tauranga. Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to Apply

Click APPLY NOW or contact Nolene Naude, Financial Accounting Team Leader, on 0800 884 880 for a confidential discussion.
To access a copy of Te Tūranga Mahi (Job Description) please click on the following link or copy and paste it into your web browser: https://rb.gy/2nhej
NB: To apply for this job, you must have the legal right to be able to work in New Zealand and also a current, valid driver's licence.
Applications close 11pm, Sunday 26 November 2023 and will only be accepted online.

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