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Accounts Team Leader
Wellington Wellington New Zealand
Full Time
Wellington Airport

About the business and the role

Wellington Airport is the hub of New Zealand's domestic aviation network and the gateway to the Capital and the surrounding region.  A major player on Wellington's economic landscape, the Airport contributes to the growth and development of regional commercial activity and tourism, and is a significant enabler of business and government activity.

We are seeking a motivated and capable Accounts Team Lead who will primary be responsible for the companies payroll function (110+ staff) and for leading and overseeing a small team of accounts payable and receivable staff (x2).


Job tasks and responsibilities

This is a unique role that doesn't come along often. It sits within the finance team and consists of a blend of oversight as well as processing functions.  As the accounts team lead you will be primarily responsible for processing the fortnightly payroll and undertaking other accounts related activities. You will also work closely with the wider finance team who pride themselves on a partnership focused model.  As such, the role will support and partner up with key roles in the business such as HR and senior management as and when required.   

The role will also offer you the opportunity to lead a small team of two staff who are responsible for accounts payable and receivable i.e. managing banking, reconciliations and processing of retail concessions, credit cards and other income.


Skills and experience

The role will require a minimum of at least 3+ years payroll and accounts payable and receivable experience in a small to medium sized company. 

Experience managing a small team of staff.

Ability to comfortably process bank and receivables transactions and reconciliations

Chris21 payroll software experience would be ideal

Intermediate to advanced Excel spread-sheeting skills and the use of Word documents

High level of accuracy and attention to detail

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Excellent customer service skills

Ability to work as part of a high performing team

Job benefits and perks

Working with an exceptional fun and vibrant team who enjoy supporting each other.

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