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Senior Management Accountant

LG Jobs
Lower Hutt Lower Hutt Greater Wellington, New Zealand
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 24, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Make a positive difference to your community
  • High performing, cohesive team environment
  • Outstanding benefits and flexible work options

About us

Kia noho mai tēnei tāone hei pou herenga waka, hei pou herenga kaupapa, hei wāhi whai hua ki hōna iwi. At Hutt City Council our vision is to build a connected, resilient and inclusive city where all of our people thrive. Working here is truly rewarding, knowing across all our roles, we're making a genuine difference to Te Awa Kairangi ki Tai Lower Hutt.

Every day, we provide services, facilities and programmes for our residents and the many people who visit or work here. In everything we do, we're led by our values of manaakitanga (showing care), te hononga (being connected) and kia kaha (having courage) and our partnership with Mana Whenua. Every day our work enables our neighbourhoods to be more connected, healthy and resilient.  

About this role

Our finance team provides financial advice and support across the whole organisation, coordinating the preparation of budgets and financial reporting for all of Council.

Our team is seeking someone with accountancy qualification(s) and relevant experience who'll work as a business partner alongside our budget and project managers with the preparation of budgets, monitoring and reporting against those budgets, and providing general accounting advice and support.

You'll enjoy the balance of working independently and as part of a high performing team, have excellent relationship building skills, and of course have loads of drive and enthusiasm for the work you do.

About You

The successful applicant will possess:
  • Proven experience in management accounting
  • A track record of success in providing financial support to business managers
  • Previous experience in budget setting in a complex organisation
  • Finely tuned skills in reporting and forecasting
  • Outstanding stakeholder management skills, coupled with excellent communication abilities
  • A professional accounting qualification
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel

The following is advantages though not essential:

  • Experience in local government
  • Exposure to Finance One/Technology One

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We recognise rewarding you is not only about your pay, so we've outlined some of the great benefits that may be available to you as an employee of Hutt City Council. Read more about them here:

Applications close Wednesday 3rd July 2024 at 11.55pm.

Please note we may review applications before the closing date and encourage you to apply as soon as possible. We reserve the right to withdraw the job advertisement at any time.

Tūhono mai. Come join us at Hutt City Council
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