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Management Accountant - City Services

Management Accountant - City Services
Napier Napier Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jan 5, 2024

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Full Time
Our busy City Services Directorate is looking for a suitably experienced Management Accountant with comprehensive accounting knowledge to be responsible for the day to day management of the City Services Administration function and leadership of the highly skilled team.
Reporting to the Executive Director of City Services along with the Chief Financial Officer you will work across the organisation analysing key financial data ensuring the efficient and planned delivery of innovative accounting processes. With your experience in leading teams in a strong customer solutions focussed culture you will provide effective monitoring and regular reporting ensuring all projects are appropriately funded.
Key Responsibilities include:

The development of management accounting forecasts, budgets and dashboards for City Services and Infrastructure Services
Regularly provide budgeting, forecasting, financial reporting, variance analyses, and internal consultative services to internal stakeholders / clients.
Provide financial and accounting support ensuring financial data integrity for Annual Plan and year end reporting processes.
Negotiating and completing procurement documents for key suppliers, ensuring contracts are registered and that appropriate tender process as dictated by our policy documentation process are followed.

To be considered for this role, you will have:

Qualified Accountant with CAANZ
5-6 years professional experience in a senior finance role
Advanced knowledge of financial and management accounting
Excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills
Flexible, agile and engaging approach to initiate and manage change with systems and processes

In addition, you will have advanced Microsoft word, excel and financial system skills as well as strong analytical skills with the ability to handle complex problems. Excellent organizational skills with proven ability to coordinate responsibilities and obtain cooperation between different departments meeting different deadlines. Experience working in Local Government roles would be an advantage.
We will be interviewing applications as we receive them and may close the role when we have found the right person.
About Us
Join the dynamic team at Napier City Council, where we pride ourselves on excellence, integrity, and sustainability, while delivering exceptional customer and community service. As one of Napier's most sought-after employers, we offer more than just a job. How about exclusive retail discounts, discounted medical insurance, and a generous 5 weeks of annual leave after just 2 years of service?
We're not just any employer - we're an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and warmly welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds. Our commitment to inclusivity extends to our recruitment process, where we strive to break down barriers and create an environment where every employee can flourish and bring their best. If you require any accommodations or adjustments to ensure a smooth application or interview process, please let us know. Our dedicated People & Capabilities department is here to make reasonable adjustments, ensuring a fair and accessible recruitment experience for all.
Before joining our team, our preferred candidates will undergo thorough pre-employment screening. Rest assured, this includes drug testing to ensure a safe and healthy workplace. Some roles may also require health screening.
At Napier City Council, we play a vital role in Civil Defence emergencies, and that means everyone on our team may be called upon to support the response. It's an opportunity to make a real difference in our community.
Don't miss out on the chance to be a part of our exciting team at Napier City Council. Apply today and discover a rewarding career where your skills and contributions are valued.
Please visit Napier City Council Careers website for a full job description
Job Description - Management Accountant City Services

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