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Systems Accountant

Ryman Healthcare
Christchurch Christchurch Canterbury, New Zealand
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Oct 16, 2023

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Full Time
Join our team as a Systems Accountant - where you'll champion financial excellence by optimising systems, automating processes, and driving efficiency across the organisation!

Join a high growth organisation listed on the NZX
Thrive in a fast-moving environment
Continue to develop your technical skills in a dynamic commercial environment

About Ryman Healthcare
At Ryman, we believe the measure of a full life is one that gets richer with age.
Ryman has grown to become the largest retirement village operator in New Zealand. We own and operate 45 villages in New Zealand and Australia. We have 14 new villages under construction and 11 additional sites in our landbank. We employ more than 7,200 team members.
Being the developer, designer, builder, and operator means we will continue to challenge the status quo and adapt to better serve our residents and team members.
Our trailblazing spirit can be felt in every Ryman experience, so if you like the sound of this, then read on.
What will you do?
We are looking for a Systems Accountant to join our based Group Finance team. In this role you will ensure the optimal operation of Ryman's financial systems, processes, and reporting, including maintaining financial data integrity.
With Ryman's enhanced focus on best in class systems and process throughout the business, the finance team requires a subject matter to play a key role in ensuring any business-wide project or process improvement achieves an optimal and considered outcome for finance. This exciting role would also drive the continuous improvement and automation of systems and processes to ensure efficiencies.
Key responsibilities include:

Working closely with the Technology team and external consultants to manage our financial systems and software, including supporting upgrades and enhancements.
Be the expert on the various system interfaces. Use this knowledge to problem solve, educate our team on best practice
Consulting with the Group and Regional Finance teams and end-users to determine the needs of the financial systems, and ensuring continuous improvement is achieved
Optimising the use of our new finance forecasting and scenario modelling tool and other finance specific tools. Document current logic and develop testing plans and protocols for planned changes
Ensuring the accuracy and integrity of financial data, including setting up and maintaining system reconciliations
Building trusted, collaborative relationships with finance and across the wider business

What's in it for you?
If you are the sort of person who loves working with a team of people who work to a clear purpose and have safety at the forefront of everything that they do, you'll love this role! In addition, a career at Ryman offers:

Ongoing support for professional development and career profession opportunities
Additional wellbeing leave and flexible working arrangements
Access to over 60 discounts with well-known brands across a variety of sectors including; health and wellbeing, banking, insurance, and retail
Social club events, furry Friday's (bring your dog to work), free yoga classes
Free gym membership for onsite gym
Convenient Ryman owned onsite café (Pioneers Café) with subsidised coffee and delicious food options

Who are you?

You have proven experience in a similar role, including ERP experience, accounting knowledge/qualification and a continuous improvement mindset.
You have exceptional communication skills and demonstrate the ability to build valuable relationships, both internally and externally
You value people and kindness, and are passionate about learning and delivering excellent results
You strive for excellence and constantly look for ways to exceed expectations; delivering a high-quality service at speed will be second nature
You believe in the value of strong, positive, trusting teams who work together as one
As a resilient person you keep going, even when there are bumps in the road and you show composure under pressure

If you are interested in joining an organisation with a clear purpose and a commitment to innovation, kindness and excellence, we would love to hear from you! 
At Ryman, we support an environment where everyone feels welcome to be themselves. We embrace diversity and celebrate individual uniqueness, encouraging anyone wanting to work for Ryman to apply for our vacant positions. 
Applications will be reviewed as they are received and interviews may take place prior to the close date. This means we reserve the right to close a job ad before the advertised close date.

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