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Accounts Officer (Applications close 26 May 2024)

Ashburton District Council
Ashburton Ashburton Canterbury, New Zealand
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 29, 2024

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Job Role
Financial Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time
- Play a key part in the finance team's success.
- Join a community focused organisation determined to deliver.
- Be responsible for providing support in accounts administration.
What the job involves
This fulltime permanent role has responsibility for accounts receivable, cash management, plant and vehicle fleet financial functions and administration, and debtor and creditor management and reconciliations.
Working in a fast paced environment, your accuracy, high work rate and previous experience will be essential to your success. This position requires an individual with drive who can work to timetables and deliver quality work, has an ability to multi-task and learn new skills quickly, and who can provide exceptional customer service to our internal function managers.
For more information about this position, please read the position description (\_data/assets/pdf\file/0026/94940/20240502-Postition-Description-Accounts-Officer.pdf) .
Who we are looking for
Attitude is key, so we are looking for a person with exceptional people skills and a positive outlook who is ready to further their career. You'll need to be committed to providing a high level of service and great at prioritising your own work with the ability to determine your work priorities without compromising quality. Ideally you will have previous experience with some or all of the functions of this role.
What we can offer you
You will work in a friendly atmosphere and in a role that offers both challenge and variety. Based in Ashburton, our district will provide you and your family a lifestyle unrivalled by most with Mt Hutt and Lake Hood at your doorstep and Christchurch just down the road.
Benefits of being part of our team include:
- Professional development opportunities
- Annual performance and remuneration reviews
- Flexible work options available
- Health benefits
- Service recognition benefits
- Birthday leave and the ability to purchase additional leave.
- Sociable & family friendly work environment.
For more benefits available, click here (\_data/assets/pdf\file/0017/90170/EANC-Staff-Benefits-Letter.pdf) .
About Us
We provide services and support to a growing community of over 33,000 people. Our district spans the large area between the Rakaia to the Rangitata Rivers and from the sea to the Alps.
With over 300 employees across all Council activities, we have a diverse workforce dedicated to delivering excellent services to the community.
For more information or to submit your application visit our Council website.
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