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2017/12 Manager, Finance & Strategic Planning/CFO
Wellington Wellington New Zealand
Full Time
Ministry for Culture and Heritage

An exciting opportunity to work at the forefront of New Zealand’s cultural and heritage sector, leading the Ministry’s finance and strategic planning function.

ManatÅ« Taonga – the Ministry for Culture and Heritage – is a small Ministry with approximately 115 staff based at the historic Public Trust building in central Wellington. We operate a lean and flat structure although our mandate and reach is wide. We pride ourselves on our agility and our open, collaborative and supportive culture and high levels of engagement.

This key position is responsible for leading the Ministry’s finance and strategic planning functions.  It fulfils the role of Chief Financial Officer for the organisation, responsible for 3 direct reports and reporting to the Group Manager Organisational Performance. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining a comprehensive, strategic view of the Ministry’s financial management and strategic planning activities, and implements an integrated approach to the development and delivery of these services
  • External accountability, planning and performance reporting, including the Four-Year Plan, Statement of Intent and Annual Report
  • Supporting the development and success of the Ministry’s strategy
  • Leading internal performance planning and reporting
  • Managing Ministry financial systems and financial administration
  • Leading the Ministry’s relationship with the Treasury and Audit New Zealand.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Great customer service skills and enjoys building and maintaining relationships with customers and colleagues
  • Capability in corporate and strategic planning and reporting
  • Experience working with and advising senior leaders in the public sector
  • Demonstrated strong experience in finance roles
  • A CA qualification or equivalent.

To apply for this position, please send your CV, covering letter and complete the application form via this link.

Applications close noon, Monday 6 March 2017

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