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Team Leader Finance Processing

Ministry for Primary Industries
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Accounting & finance
Wellington City
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Team Leader - Finance Processing


  • Blended people management and business improvement role
  • Lead a team of Finance Processing specialists
  • Develop and build capability


Here is your opportunity to take up an exciting role with the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI), an organisation that is all about growing and protecting New Zealand.


About MPI


The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is responsible for ‘Growing and Protecting New Zealand'. It's no mean feat and we have a team of hard working and dedicated people in a variety of roles supporting us to make this happen!


About our team


The Finance Systems and Processing team is responsible for transactional processing and advice for the functions of Accounts Payable, Receivable, Banking, Tax, Purchase Card administration, as well as managing the MPI FMIS systems and undertaking process improvement.


We are looking for a Team Leader – Finance Processing to lead a small team of nine Finance Processing specialists, and manage the implementation of relevant financial business improvement through reviewing the appropriateness of current systems and procedures, and recommending improvements.


This role co-ordinates and supervises activities across accounts payable and payments, accounts receivable and debt collection, and trust account management.


To be successful in this role you will have a solid understanding of accounting processes and practices and ideally have experience using Finance One.  You will be someone who has had great success in leading and managing a team of accounts professionals, and have the energy to drive the performance of the team to deliver its objectives.



If you are passionate about joining an organisation that is all about growing and protecting New Zealand in a role that utilises your financial, analytical, planning and reporting skills, this could be the opportunity you are looking for!



Please apply online with your CV and Cover Letter.  For more information please contact Ruth Greening, Recruitment Adviser, For tracking and reporting purposes all applications must be submitted online. 


All applicants must have the legal right to work in New Zealand.


Applications close:   Wednesday 26 September 2018



MPI is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Your unique talents and experience will help us deliver exceptional services to New Zealand. In return you'll enjoy an inclusive and flexible working environment in a diverse team of people while you're growing your career. We actively encourage applications from any background.

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