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Management Accountant

Whakatane, New Zealand

Reference: 5794595

Are you keen to put your accounting skills and experience to great use in serving our local community?

Here at Whakatāne District Council, we're passionate about a lot of things. We're passionate about delivering well-needed services and providing what is needed to support our communities to be the best they can be. We want to make sure we support our vision of being the place of choice for people to live, work and play. We're committed to upholding the Treaty of Waitangi and establishing effective relationships to strengthen partnerships with whānau, hapū and iwi. Working with us means being part of a close-knit, customer-focused team in one of New Zealand's sunniest locations. We pride ourselves on employing talented professionals who like to have fun, embrace our values of trust, excellence, learning and teamwork and enjoy living in our superb environment. Come and join us, take a breath and find more life in life.

We're looking for a Management Accountant to join the Finance Business Partnering group at Whakatāne District Council. The role provides financial leadership and inputs the Long Term Plan, the Annual Plan, Annual report and Asset Management Plans as well as partnering with managers across the organisation to support them with decision making including cost-benefit analysis assessments, activity modelling and funding applications.

What are we looking for?

  • A relevant tertiary accounting qualification
  • 3+ years of post-graduate experience applying financial standards and best practice
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ideally, have experience working in a local government environment

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact Kelly Farr, Senior Management Accountant, or a member of our People & Capability team on 07 306 0500, or apply now.

Applications Close: 31 Jan 2022