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Accountant (Application Close 8 July 2024)

Ashburton District Council
Ashburton Ashburton Canterbury, New Zealand
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jul 21, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
· Play a key part in the finance team's success. · Join a community focused organisation determined to deliver. · Work pattern flexibility will be considered for the right candidate. What the job involves
In this role you will be involved in ensuring month end processes such as journals and reconciliations are completed, as well as investigating variances to budget for the business areas you are responsible for. You'll be the key liaison between your business area managers and the finance team, providing first rate customer service including helping with any finance-related queries. You will also play a key role in producing components of our annual budgets and year end reporting. This position requires an individual with drive who can work to timetables and deliver quality work first time.
For more information about this role, please view the position description ( .
Who we are looking for
An accountant 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 while being flexible enough to change priorities. Ideally you'll be a Chartered or Associate Chartered Accountant with three years industry experience.
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.
· Brand new Library and Civic Centre building in the heart of the CBD.
· 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 are proud to provide services and support to one of New Zealand's fastest growing and thriving communities. With a fast paced and changing community we have an array of interesting projects and initiatives we are delivering to our residents. We have a diverse and passionate workforce with over 300 employees spanning all Council activities and we are dedicated to delivering only the best to our community.
We don't believe there should be any reason stopping you for applying for this role, but if you are still a bit hesitant why not watch our recruitment video ( to see what Ashburton District Council can offer you!
If this sounds like your ideal role, then we'd love to hear from you.
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