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Accounts Administrator
West Coast West Coast New Zealand
Full Time
New Zealand Book Council

Are you an organised multi-tasker with a can-do attitude?, Full-time position, but flexible hours for the right candidate., Join a fun, professional team who are passionate about making a difference!.

About the business and the role

Love Books? Want to do our Books? 

We need you as our Accounts Administrator!

The New Zealand Book Council is a small, passionate NGO working hard to grow a nation of readers.  We deliver a range of programmes to encourage reading and writing, undertake research into New Zealanders' reading habits, and advocate about the importance of being able to read.

We are looking for an exceptional person to join our busy, fun, and friendly team.  We need an organised, dedicated, and effective person who cares about books and reading.  We are small team working on a big mission.

Job tasks and responsibilities

Reporting to the Chief Executive, you will be in sole charge our accounts and corporate processes. You will have overall responsibility for:

  • Preparing the Book Council's accounts, including month end accruals, the yearly budget and cash flow reports
  • Managing all aspects of accounts payable and receivable
  • Managing all aspects of audit
  • Processing the payroll
  • Participating in project and business improvement initiatives
  • Managing corporate relationships, such as our IT provider and landlord
  • Providing support to Managers and Council members (such as travel bookings)

Skills and experience

  • You will have proven experience in accounts with an excellent working knowledge of Xero
  • You will be familiar with providing corporate and administrative support
  • You will be a self-starter, fast learner, and self-managing
  • You will also work well in a tight-knit team
  • You will have the ability to get whatever is needed, done

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