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Officer Accounts

University of Otago
Dunedin Dunedin, Otago Otago, New Zealand
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 15, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time


The role/Te mahi

As an Officer Accounts, you will be responsible for carrying out a range of routine financial transaction activities including:
  • Invoice validation.
  • Invoice matching.
  • Employee expense claims.
  • Basic account reconciliations.

This role also provides first line finance services and guidance around routine financial system enquiries.

A full list of tasks and accountabilities can be reviewed in the position description.

Your skills and experience/Kā pūkeka me kā wheako

Successful candidates will have:
  • Previous related experience in Accounts Payable and reconciliations.
  • A passion for customer service and delivering exceptional service to staff and students.
  • Strong Microsoft Office and PC skills.
  • A good knowledge of FinanceOne (the University's Finance Management system) would be an advantage, but not a requirement. Training will be provided.

We are committed to on-going training and development in order to upskill successful candidates in areas that they desire more exposure to.

About us/Mō mātou

You will be joining the Financial Control team within the Financial Services Divisional Office. We are focused on providing a range of accounts payables, financial processing and transactional activities for operational areas of the University.

Further details/Pūroko

This is a full time (37.5 hours), fixed term (to May 2025) position, located in Dunedin.

You must have the right to live and work in New Zealand to apply for this position.

For further information, or to discuss the role in confidence, please contact Shelley Knol, Team Leader, Accounts Payables and Processing, via the contact details below.


Applications will be considered individually on receipt and applicants may be invited to interview immediately. The University reserves the right to close this vacancy at any time.

To submit your application (including CV and cover letter) please click the apply button. Applications quoting reference number 2400516 will close on Thursday, 2 May 2024.

Additional Information

Contact: Shelley Knol Tel: 64 3 479 8089

Position details:

Further Information: Department Website

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Location: About Dunedin


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