Senior National Management Accountant

Last update 2023-12-05
Expires 2024-01-05
ID #1930809994
Senior National Management Accountant
New Zealand, Wellington, Wellington,
Modified November 20, 2023


Senior National Management Accountant at Department of Conservation, Wellington 4 weeks + 3 days annual leave per year pro-rata Permanent role based in Wellington – flexible work environment Work collaboratively with senior stakeholders providing financial guidance and support If the land is well and the sea is well, the people will thrive Te Papa Atawhai, Department of Conservation (DOC) serves to protect and sustain nature across Aotearoa. We put nature and people at the heart of our mahi, guided by te reo Maori, te ao Maori and Te Tiriti o Waitangi. We do this by: Protecting land, species, ecosystems, and cultural heritage for conservation purposes. Managing threats and adverse impacts Being a voice for conservation Connecting people to nature Our National Management Accounting team support the organisation in managing DOC's funding. You'll oversee a portfolio and have the opportunity to work closely with the Senior Leadership team. This role is truly diverse where you'll get involved in areas such as performance reporting, influencing decision making, forecasting, budgeting, and business case development. This role will allow you to hone your leadership and engagement skills with the senior leadership teams. Key responsibilities include: Provide strategic financial analysis and advice to the Group Monitor and analyse performance, prepare internal reports, and perform month end management accounting functions To provide support, advice, and quality assurance on business cases Perform and support the Group's budgeting requirements, monthly variance reporting, forecasting and baseline updates Provide specialist input to cross functional initiatives / projects / meetings Provide advice for and assist in the preparation of Cabinet papers, briefing papers and responses to OIA and Select Committee requests Develop financial models and improve systems and processes in line with industry best practice Work with senior leaders to educate and upskill their financial acumen This role is based in Wellington and we won't be considering candidates who are not based (or have plans to relocate) to Wellington for this role. As well as your thorough understanding of all accounting principles and practices you will bring good communication, planning, and organisational skills and will welcome the chance to enhance your career and develop your existing technical skills. If you have the following attributes, we are keen to hear from you: A proven self-starter, able to use initiative to identify and help deliver process improvement opportunities, prioritise deliverables and anticipate the needs of the customer A strong business partnering focus, skilled at identifying and responding to user needs and comfortable working with the executive leadership team Demonstrates the ability to review and analyse complex accounting data and compile reports A sense of curiosity and inquisitiveness with proven problem-solving ability and exceptional communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills. Experience with Financial Management Information Systems (preferably SAP), Excel, and other Microsoft applications and analysis tools The ability to explain financial processes to non-financial managers Tertiary qualified, ideally you'll have completed your CA qualification and/or relevant senior management accounting experience Te Papa Atawhai is committed to fostering a diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve, creating an inclusive workplace culture, supporting the relationship between Maori and the Crown, and lifting our cultural capability. We encourage our people to bring their authentic self and unique perspectives to work, in pursuit of our collective aspirations. Our commitment to well-being and professional development includes: Flexible working opportunities suited to your role Career development, secondment and training opportunities to help you realise your goals Study assistance in programmes that are relevant to your work Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) and discounted medical insurance Great discounts on DOC accommodation and outdoor apparel and gear so you're ready for your next adventure Te Kawai Aho Tapu – forum with monthly events to strengthen and support collective understanding of Te Ao Maori Apply online via the DOC Careers Centre with a CV and cover letter that highlights your relevant skills experience and motivation for joining Te Papa Atawhai. The salary range for this position is $92,918 to $124,535 with the starting salary of the successful applicant being based on their relevant skills and experience. Eligibility to work in New Zealand is mandatory – this includes holding a valid work visa that covers the whole period of employment. Me he patai ano | Further enquiries contact Leeza Young, Senior Recruitment Advisor, at ****** Note: You may be redirected to the employer's careers website. #J-18808-Ljbffr

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Senior national management accountant

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