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Senior Project Accountant (Wellington)

Housing New Zealand Corporation
Job Category:
Accounting & finance
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

  • Permanent, full-time role
  • Based in our Wellington office
  • Annual Salary of $115,518 plus five weeks annual leave

About Housing New Zealand

Housing New Zealand Corporation is a Crown agent that provides housing services for people in need. It isn't just about getting a roof over people's heads - we also work closely with others to ensure our tenants have access to good support services.

Our Values - Kotahitanga - One Team

Housing New Zealand has important work to do and our aspirations are big. We believe that people do their best within an environment of trust, care, contribution, humility and learning. We also do our best when we take personal responsibility to achieve our shared vision and maintain a working environment we are proud of.

The values that drive us are:

  • We trust, each other and share ownership
  • We care, about each other as people
  • Everyone's contribution, matters
  • We are humble and genuine
  • We continually learn and innovate

The Finance and Performance Group

The mandate of Finance and Performance is to support Housing New Zealand to be the best it can be and our vision is building lives and communities by Housing New Zealanders. Our people are what matters and we are seeking people that have an enquiring mind and a desire to make things better.

The role

We are looking for a Senior Project Accountant that has the ability to build strong relationships with our Business Partners in order to meet the financial operational needs within our Asset group. You will be detail focused and can support our Development Managers to ensure vital information such as Forecast Costs to Complete is accurate, robust and loaded into Oracle, enabling all necessary reporting of performance against targets, budgets and forecasts (Governance, Cash Flow and Commitments etc.), on a monthly, annual and ad hoc basis. You will also be expected to identify and escalate any emerging issues associated with Projects during the Development cycle.

What we offer

We offer five weeks annual leave for all new starters as well as a benefits package including a range of insurances, flexible working arrangements and career development. These benefits are described in more detail here

We provide a working environment with opportunities for self-development and new challenges. If you'd like to join a team of professionals who are passionate about people, improving the quality of the lives of our tenants and giving something back to the community we would love to hear from you. To learn more about us and the work we do click here

To apply please follow the online process.

The reference code for this position is 47809GJO.

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To find out more about this opportunity please contact the recruitment team via the HR Service Centre at

Applications close at 5.00pm on Monday, 21 May 2019.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability.

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