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Senior Accountant - 12-month Fixed Term Contract

AA Insurance
Auckland, NZ
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Oct 15, 2023

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Full Time
Together, we can make a real difference:
We're not just another workplace, we're a team of like-minded people striving to make a real difference to the lives of as many Kiwis as we can.
Trust is what makes us who we are. We're passionate and committed to doing the right thing and caring for each other and our customers. We work together to support our people and communities when they need us most, and that includes you. We know you're brimming with potential and so are we. Let's continue our journey together.
What you'll be doing:
We have a fantastic 12-month fixed term contract opportunity for a self-motivated individual with outstanding technical and interpersonal skills to join our Finance team as a Senior Accountant. In this role you will be reporting to the Financial Controller where you will be providing financial reporting services to internal and external stakeholders. Your keen eye for detail will ensure that compliance with external financial reporting requirements is met and you will be monitoring the financial health of the business.
Ideally, you are a CA qualified accountant and will have ideally operated in a similar role in the past, demonstrating your broad understanding of accounting standards, financial systems, complex modelling, tax planning and stakeholder management skills. Your excellent communication and influencing skills as well as your business acumen, you will have the ability to make the most of your financial and analytical skills to drive improvements and truly add value to our business. For the right candidate, there is the possibility for this role to have a direct report. Your day to day will be filled with:

Contributing to finance deliverables to achieve business goals
Providing accurate, complete and timely reporting of financial results
Ensuring that our reporting meets the latest financial reporting standards and regulatory requirements
Ensuring that tax, levies and other financial regulations are met
Owning the general ledger and ensuring that balance sheet reconciliations performed by the team are accurate and complete

A bit about you:
You're the kind of person that has a love for working with numbers, with an analytical mind with the ability to think laterally to find solutions to those out of the box challenges. To be successful in this role you will bring with you:

Solid financial accounting experience in a Senior Accounting role in a corporate organisation
In-depth understanding of accounting practices and standards
Experience with statutory financial statements preparation and managing audit deliverables
Experience with managing tax returns (income tax, GST and FBT)
Advanced Excel skills

Why you'll love working with us:
We have an inclusive and supportive environment and believe every voice matters. We believe in investing in our people and creating an inclusive space that provides opportunities for all.
We take our annual salary reviews, bonus schemes and personal development seriously. We're committed to making our people's wellbeing a top priority, with benefits such as a $250 annual wellbeing allowance, and flexible working. We offer great discounts on our products and retail partners, like up to 50% off our car, home, and contents Insurance, as well as a generous $1500 refer a friend bonus.
Our culture and care for our people can be seen in our outstanding engagement and tenure. We believe the most important investment we can make is in you.
Do you think you have the passion, collaboration, imagination, and values that match our own? Apply & upload your resume today. Applications closes 28th September 2023.

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