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Financial Analyst
03/04/2017
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Wellington Wellington New Zealand
Full Time
Ministry of Social Development

Company description:

The Ministry of Social Development (MSD) is the public service department of New Zealand charged with advising the government on social policy, and providing social services.

The Ministry of Social Development provides:
care and protection of vulnerable children and young people employment, income support and superannuation services funding to community service providers social policy and advice to government
student allowances and loans.



Job description:

Financial Analyst

  • Varied role work across our busy team
  • Would suits graduate or limited experience
  • Get support to develop your skills

About Oranga Tamariki

This role, and the team it sits within is moving into the new Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki (OT) in April 2017. The Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki is the new Ministry that supports vulnerable children and young people in New Zealand.  Oranga Tamariki works to advance the wellbeing and positive long-term outcomes of children and young people.   In everything we do, the wellbeing and best-interests of children are paramount.  The voices of children and young people underpin the design and operation of our services.

The team

The role of the Finance Group within OT is to ensure that OT is meeting all reporting obligations, providing a strategic view of funding and ensuring there is a long term plan for financial viability. In this role you will be working specifically with Oranga Tamariki’s national office becoming a trusted business advisor supporting our Managers to make the best financial decisions possible.

The role

In this role you will be providing support to teams working on:

  • Month end processing and reporting
  • budgeting and forecasting
  • Production of timely and accurate  reports and variance analysis
  • Reconciliations

The key to success in this role is to build strong relationships with budget managers, develop in depth knowledge of the business and be able to translate technical accounting knowledge into everyday language.

Skills and experience

In order to be successful in this role you will have a relevant tertiary qualification, preferably majoring in accounting for the public sector and you will be working towards your Chartered Accountancy qualification.  Excellent relationship management and communication skills are essential for this role and you will need to be client focussed with outstanding organisation and time management skills

Why and how to apply

You will be joining the brand new Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki. You will be applying your skills to advance the wellbeing and positive long-term outcomes of children and young people. You will be supported to develop your management accounting skills by a team of skilled professionals.

Applications Close: Friday 7 AprilEducation level: Bachelor's Degree

Work experience: 1-2 years

Start contract date: 30-03-17

Contract duration: Undefined


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