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Accounts Officer
Wellington Wellington New Zealand
Part Time
McLaren Associates Limited

New, varied part time position (25 hours per week), Provide valuable support across the Sisters of Compassion group, Based in Island Bay.

The Sisters of Compassion work actively to support disadvantaged people in our society through social work, pastoral care, prison and hospital chaplaincy, education, advocating for refugee and disadvantaged migrant communities and home and residential care of the sick and elderly.  Additionally, through their Retreat Centre they offer programmes of spiritual renewal and relief from the pressures of daily life.

The Compassion head office and conference retreat centre is at Our Lady's Home of Compassion; set within the hillside overlooking Island Bay, the centre is the perfect place for rest, retreat and spiritual and physical renewal.

This is a pivotal position ? you will provide valuable financial administrative support to the Group Accountant across the 11 companies that fall under the Sisters of Compassion umbrella.

Key responsibilities include accounts payable and receivable, bank recs, payroll, monthly reporting and preparation for audit.

This new role is for 25 hours per week, and whilst it is preferable that these hours are spread across each week day, other options will be considered. There may be the need for these hours to expand in time, so flexibility would be an advantage.

Person Profile:

  • Demonstrated financial administration skills and experience
  • A strong commitment to delivering excellent customer service
  • The ability to problem solve, use initiative and display sound judgement
  • A keen eye for detail coupled with a high degree of accuracy
  • Outstanding relationship building skills with a warm welcoming approach
  • Very highly developed written and oral communications
  • Demonstrated ability in using financial management systems (preferably Xero), as well as the Microsoft Office suite
  • Professional, proactive, flexible and astute
  • The ability to self-manage and work under pressure at busy times
  • Demonstrates a high level of maturity, integrity and confidentiality
  • An ability to empathise with the spirit of Compassion

Applications close: 5pm Tuesday 25 July 2017

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