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Management Accountant

Lincoln University
Canterbury Canterbury, Canterbury South Island, New Zealand
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Apr 23, 2024

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Full Time
Provide support for financial planning, management reporting & compliance plus professional advice on financial performance & risk + financial management.

Mō te tūka | The role

We are seeking applications for a Management Accountant to join our Financial Services team based at our Lincoln Campus.

You will be providing support for financial planning, management reporting, and compliance as well as providing advice on maximising the University's financial performance and risk through financial management.

The portfolio management of this role will include:
  • Analysis, modelling and reporting
  • Budgets and forecasts
  • Profit and loss
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Capital Expenditure and Fixed Asset management

In addition to supporting Financial Planning and Analysis, the team is responsible for Corporate Accounting and Treasury functions, Finance Business Support and Advisory services and Procure to Pay.

This is a permanent role working 37.5 hours per week based at our Lincoln Campus. Remuneration for this position is set at $80,000+ per annum.

Kā tino Pūkeka/Whēako | Essential skills/experience for the role

To be successful in this role you will need:
  • A tertiary qualification in Commerce, Finance or relevant field essential
  • Current or previous Tertiary sector experience will be highly regarded
  • Possess advanced Excel & ERP experience.
  • Be a competent user and quick learner of systems
  • Strong experience in accounting processes, reporting and analysing financial information, providing accurate advice and delivering financial services.

Kā hua ka riro ki a koe | What's in it for you?

As an employee of Lincoln University, you can reap the rewards of working with a supportive organisation that cares about you.

From day one you will be eligible to our staff benefits such as:
  • Professional growth with our staff training & development programme
  • Six weeks paid leave per year (based on 1.0 FTE)
  • Annual salary reviews
  • Contributions towards eye tests and the cost of glasses
  • Free on-site car parking
  • Work-life balance with a family-friendly, flexible work environment
  • Access to free confidential wellbeing support services through ClearHead
  • Access to employee member benefits with Southern Cross Health Insurance
  • A state of the art, on-campus gym with discounted fees
  • Access to on-site early childhood centre with discounted staff rates
  • Boost rewards membership that offers retail & service discounts
  • Access to various staff social groups and activities
  • Great location - with a lot of new development, stunning gardens & greenery, onsite cafes and walking distance to Lincoln township.

Mō mātou | About us

Te Whare Wānaka o Aoraki Lincoln University is a distinctive, specialist University focused on advancing knowledge through impactful research and higher education that benefits land-based industries in New Zealand and worldwide.

Our University's campus is at the centre of the Lincoln research precinct and is complemented by a network of university-owned farms and research stations, which are crucial to combining good education and training with demonstration and skills. Students are at the heart of Lincoln University and we inspire them to make a difference through the delivery of world-class teaching and research to grow their potential and help shape a more sustainably productive world.

We are a progressive university with an ambitious vision and a commitment to having a professional workforce that reflects the diversity of its community. Staff engage students, parents, government, iwi, the wider community and many other external stakeholders and are expected to uphold the reputation of Lincoln University through the way they undertake their work.

Lincoln University's Te Tiriti o Waitangi responsibilities begins with mana whenua. We acknowledge the special relationship and responsibilities our University have to Ngāi Te Ruahikihiki and Te Taumutu Rūnanga which are embedded in our He Tutohinga Whakamatau, Charter of Understanding.

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