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Senior Accountant

Sydenham Christchurch, 8062 Christchurch, New Zealand
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jul 7, 2024

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Full Time
Management accounting experience in development/institutional finance companies would be ideal. Opportunity to grow into a Finance manager/CFO role.

About the company:

The company was founded over 10 years ago and has now become one of the largest residential developers in New Zealand. We specialise in creating high-quality homes that are perfect for both homeowners and investors. Our core values are Innovation and Design, Leadership, Trust, and Community. We have recently expanded into the infill development space, where we purchase old homes that require redevelopment and replace them with affordable townhouses of exceptional quality in existing suburbs.

About the role:

As the Senior Accountant, you will be directly accountable to the Managing Directors and external accountants of the company. Your role will involve performing a wide range of accountancy tasks while adhering to strict guidelines and procedures in accordance with company policies. For this position, a high level of accuracy and communication is essential. Your responsibilities will include managing Xero and Lentune on a daily basis, keeping track of loan balances and interest calculations, and overseeing the creditors and accounts payable functions. Providing monthly financial reports to give an overview of previous status giving up-to-date reporting of all cash management, profit, and loss whilst also evaluating future plans and decisions moving forward with the management team. Additionally, you will be expected to perform administration and other general duties, including completing month-end tasks and reports such as payables, journal entries, and paying suppliers.

What's required:

We are looking for someone who is hands-on with a mature and calm personality, and who can work well under pressure and meet deadlines. The ideal candidate should have a strong desire to learn and take on more responsibilities. Attention to detail is a must-have skill. Experience in development companies or institutional finance companies could be an advantage. Additionally, several years of experience in management leading an accounting team in a sizable business is necessary. The candidate must have experience with Xero, Excel, and Power BI. Knowledge of Google Sheets would be an advantage. The person must be CA Qualified and ideally have at least 1-2 years of commercial experience. Intermediate to advanced Excel skills are required. The role has the potential to grow into a finance manager/CFO for the right candidate.

How to apply:

Does this sound like you? Get in quick and apply online now with an up-to-date CV.
Call Steve on 021 945 176 for more information and to share your interest.
Applicants must be based in New Zealand, have the right to work full-time and pass pre-employment drug and criminal checks.

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