Financial Accountant


Reference: 4859120

Are you looking for a challenging role while living on the doorstep of some of New Zealand's most spectacular countryside?

Then we have the job for you!

We are Environment Southland, and we're proud of the work we do - actively enhancing the experience of living and working in the stunning Southland region.

We are seeking a talented Financial Accountant to join our dedicated and supportive team.

The core of this role is financial management and reporting, with a strong focus on driving the enhancement of accounting processes and procedures. Reporting to the council's Finance Manager, you will be a talented financial accountant who likes numbers, problem solving and you will, of course, possess strong technical accounting skills.

The person we want on our team will have:

  • a real desire and ability to provide accurate and timely financial reports and information;
  • an understanding of statutory reporting requirements
  • the ability to take the lead in enhancing accounting processes and systems;
  • an initiative and a 'can do' approach to your work;
  • excellent time management;
  • a good sense of humour.

We know that the right person for this position will have a Bachelor of Commerce in accounting and you will also be a Chartered Accountant (CA), with a minimum of five years' experience in a similar role.

So, if you enjoy working in a great team, have excellent communication skills, are self-motivated, and believe in making a real contribution to the organisation you work for, then we want to hear from you.

Why Environment Southland?

Southland has a unique landscape, a close-knit and caring community and is home to some of New Zealand's most pristine and dynamic environments. In addition to the great outdoors on your doorstep, affordable housing, superb schooling and a short, simple commute we offer engaged and engaging colleagues and a positive and supportive work culture.

An initial offer of remuneration will be made within the range $82,025-$91,675 per annum.

Applications Close: 25 Sep 2019

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