Manager Financial Accounting at Fire and Emergency New Zealand, Wellington - Wairarapa
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Permanent role based in Wellington
- Great employee benefits including generous wellness leave
- Up to 6% kiwisaver employer contribution
Join a fast-paced dynamic team within the newly formed Finance Directorate for Fire and Emergency New Zealand and utilise your financial accounting and management skills and experience within a supportive team and make a real difference to the organisation! We have an exciting change agenda underway within Finance while we look to continue to support Fire and Emergency's unification journey.
Who are we:
Fire and Emergency New Zealand is a Crown Entity established on 1 July 2017 under the Fire and Emergency New Zealand Act 2017. The role of our new organisation is to reduce unwanted fires, respond to structural and vegetation fires and other emergencies including motor vehicle crashes, medical emergencies, hazardous substance related incidents, natural disasters and support increased community resilience.
Our vision is to build stronger communities and protect what matters most to the people within them. We are proud to be recognised as New Zealand's most trusted public sector agency. Our values reflect what our people believe is core to who we are and the organisation we aspire to be:
We Do the Right Thing – Kia Tika
We Serve and Support – Manaakitanga
We Are Better Together – Whanaungatanga
We Strive to Improve – Auahatanga
Our employee benefits include matched KiwiSaver employer contributions of up to 6%, life and income protection insurance for eligible employees, and a wellness policy that allows for generous sick leave provisions so you can look after yourself.
About the role:
We are looking for an experienced Finance Manager to manage a team of six finance specialists. Along with team management you will be responsible for the management of monthly and annual cycles of accounting, the integrity of the asset register, insurance renewal process, treasury, the external audit process with AuditNZ and tax compliance for Fire and Emergency. Financial accounting provides the technical accounting competencies for the organisation, so we are looking for someone who is technically sound, with a CA qualification, experience with CFIS, excellent relationship and stakeholder management skills, and confidence to support the team in successfully executing their work priorities. This is a busy role, so you will need to be energetic and adaptive in your approach.
We are building a workplace that is safe, respectful, and inclusive for all our people. It is fundamental to our purpose and consistent with our values.
What you'll bring to the role:
- Proven experience leading and managing a financial accounting function
- Chartered Accountant (CA) or equivalent qualification
- Experience of the Statutory Audit processes in a large organisation
- Extensive experience in the application of Accounting Standards
- Adept at building collaborative working relationships with a wide range of people and organisations
- Exceptional time management skills.
So, if you're looking for chance to put your diverse skill set to use in an organisation dedicated to helping our communities, then we'll provide you with a unique opportunity to utilise your knowledge within a supportive team.
How to apply:
If this sounds like you apply now. To download a copy of our position description please visit our vacancy page on our website www.fireandemergency.nz. For specific questions about this role please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close Tuesday 16 August 2022
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Fire and Emergency New Zealand|
|Location:||Wellington - Wairarapa|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
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