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Finance Business Partner

Auckland Council
Auckland, NZ
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Mar 22, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Business Partner
Contract Type
Full Time
Be a trusted advisor to Auckland Council
Work on month-end financial results and forecasts
Fixed-Term/Secondment opportunity until January 2025

He angitūtanga: The opportunity Auckland Council's Financial Advisory unit is looking for a Finance Business Partner to join our Financial & Business Performance team on a fixed-term basis until January 2025. We're one of the largest financial advisory teams in the country, so this is a brilliant opportunity to become a trusted advisor to a government organisation making a difference in our very own Tāmaki Makaurau. As a Finance Business Partner, your advice will support improved financial performance results and ensure financial structures are aligned to deliver organisational strategies. You can expect to focus on planning, budgeting and forecasting processes for departments and/or business units and provide performance insights. Specifically, this role will support our Waste Solutions department. Day-to-day you can expect to work on:

Helping the business understand to promote financially prudent business decisions,
Discussing financial topics with people from all walks of life, who are often non-financial
Analysing information and adding commentary
Helping develop financial learning materials
Coaching business staff to upskill their financial acumen

He kōrero mōu: About you This position requires experience in similar business partnering positions, ideally from within large and complex organisations. Experience working in local government would be advantageous, though not essential. We will be looking for experience in:

Preparing month-end financial results and forecasts
Preparation of annual budgets,
Understanding and application of internal and external business drivers,
Practical understanding of management accounting principles and techniques,
Working with SAP

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer Auckland Council is one of the largest local authorities in the South Pacific providing essential services and facilities to more than 1.5 million people. We are progressive socially, culturally and environmentally while we work towards creating change having an impact on our journey to becoming a world-class city for our ratepayers and residents. In return for your hard work, you can expect a flexible and supportive work environment.

Ehara taku toa, he takitahi, he toa takitini My success is not mine alone, but the success of many.

You'll have access to a range of fantastic Auckland Council benefits, including discounted Leisure Centre membership and a range of other partnership discounts! Me Tono Ināianei!: Apply Now!

To view the position description click here.

Applications close: 6th March 2024

The salary range for this role is $90 - $110,000

Our employer Kiwisaver contribution is additional to base salary offered.

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

Auckland Council strongly encourages our employees to be fully vaccinated.

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