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Strategic Accountant - Financial Reporting, fixed term April 2018
West Coast West Coast New Zealand
Full Time
Housing New Zealand Corporation
  • Fixed term role until 9 March 2018
  • Based at Wellington National office

Housing New Zealand's vision is to be the social housing provider of choice. We continue to achieve this through our dedicated teams of professionals within our organisation.

Our teams consist of people who are passionate about making a difference. We work together to achieve our goals, help one another, are positive and enthusiastic in everything that we do.

We are currently looking for a Strategic Financial Accountant to become part of the Finance and Performance team. This position reports to the Finance Manager and will contribute to our Organisation by providing solid technical financial accounting expertise to the Finance team and relevant stakeholders within the Organisation.

To be able to do this, the Strategic Accountant will meet external and internal financial reporting requirements, including annual accounts under International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS), undertake Crown reporting using Crown's Financial and Information System (CFISnet) and the monitoring of key financial processes, and ideally have a strong understanding of treasury accounting.. The focus over this period will be requirements regarding HNZs financial statements and notes for the annual report, and associated technical accounting activities.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate strong communication and relationship building skills to work with internal and external stakeholders to get information across in an appropriate format.  On a day-to-day basis, the Strategic Accountant will keep an eye out for business improvement and will ensure process quality and efficiency is met.

You will be CA qualified and have 5 or more years equivalent work experience.  You will need to be computer literate within the Microsoft Windows environment and knowledge of Oracle/Hyperion is an advantage.  Furthermore, experience in financial accounting advice for residential/commercial property ownership and property development will be a strong attribute.

We offer you:

  • the opportunity to grow your career
  • a competitive salary and a comprehensive set of benefits to protect your future
  • a team that is proud of what they do

If you would like to be part of this exceptional team, and want to join a team of professionals who are passionate about people and social housing, then we would love to hear from you.

Applications close on 16 October 2017 at 5.00 pm.

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