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Chief Adviser, Financial Modelling

New Zealand Government
Auckland, NZ
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Mar 23, 2024

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Full Time
Mō te tūranga | About the role
We are looking for a technical specialist to join the team responsible for Financial Modelling. This is a permanent position, based in our either Tāmaki Makaurau (Auckland) office or Te Whanganui-a-Tara (Wellington) office
Reporting to the Financial Modelling Manager, you will play a leadership role in our Financial Modelling team. Our Chief Advisers often tackle the most important issues, and work closely with modellers and analysts to ensure our work considers the wider context and delivers on the Commission's priorities.
You will be a part of a dedicated team and help guide them to deliver accurate financial modelling to support the regulation of infrastructure, as well as provide robust advice on the financial position of regulated businesses. This is an opportunity to use your financial modelling skillset to make a real difference across all sectors that we the Infrastructure Branch regulates - electricity, gas, fibre and airports.
The salary band for this role is $140,870 to $190,588 plus 3% KiwiSaver employer contribution. The successful candidate will be appointed at a salary which reflects their individual skills, experience, and internal relativities across the organisation.

He kōrero mōu | About you
Our people come from a variety of backgrounds and life experiences which together support the fabric of our mahi and contributes to our vision to make New Zealanders better off.
You could make a great Chief Adviser in our Financial Modelling team, if you have some of the following skills and attributes:

natural leadership as well as team player abilities developed in a multi-disciplinary environment
strategic experience in financial modelling, including a deep understanding of all elements of financial modelling projects from initiation and scoping through to quality assurance and delivery
the ability to think strategically, and to manage and prioritise a portfolio of work
the ability to use different information and data sources to draw insights and conclusions
well-developed relationship management skills
an understanding of economic or government regulation (preferable, but not essential)
proven track record of identifying and implementing modelling or systems improvements
Read more about the skills, experience and knowledge required for this position in the position description. If you are applying via SEEK, by clicking Apply Now you will be redirected to our careers page where you can access our position description.

Te wāhi mahi | Working here
We're friendly and collaborative and enjoy contributing to our shared vision of making New Zealanders better off and are committed to our people's wellbeing. Our flexible working options are key to supporting that goal and our people have the technology they need to make it happen. Our environment is inclusive, and our people know they are free to be their authentic selves at work and structure the way they work to suit their lifestyle.
Click here to find out more about benefits and life here at Te Komihana Tauhokohoko | The Commerce Commission.

Ka pēhea te tono mai | How to apply
If you want to contribute to our vision to make New Zealanders better off, please click 'Apply for this job' below. You will need to complete an online application form and upload your CV and Cover Letter outlining your motivation for applying for this role and the skills and experience you bring.
For any queries contact Liz Martin on 04 924 3625. Closing date for applications Thursday 7 March 2024.

Studies have shown that women and people from under-represented backgrounds are less likely to apply for roles where they don't match the job description criteria exactly. If you're excited about this role and think you have what it takes, but your experience doesn't align 100%, we still want to hear from you and would encourage you to apply.
Our recruitment process is fair, inclusive and free from bias and we encourage our applicants to let us know if we can make it more user friendly for them. We are an equal opportunity employer. We value diverse perspectives and the contribution every one of our people makes to our culture. Put simply - you can be yourself here.

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