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Recovery Administrator

NZ Defence Force
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Wellington - Hutt Valley
Wellington - Wairarapa
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

What you will do
As a Recovery Administrator you will have the opportunity to develop a broad range of skills within internal recoveries. You will be responsible for the accurate and efficient processing of payments. This includes preparing invoices, monitoring incoming payments and securing revenue by verifying and posting payments. You will liaise with multiple stakeholders within NZDF and other agencies, so the role would suit someone who is personable, has high attention to detail with excellent verbal and written communication skills to match.
This will include:

  • Perform day to day financial transactions including verifying, classifying, posting and recording data;
  • Reconciling of payments to the general ledger; ensure all payments are accounted for and recorded accurately;
  • Prepare and analyse data for financial reporting. 

What we need
We are keen to hear from you if you are an energetic Administrator with demonstrable experience and technical expertise in administrative/ clerical and financial procedures. You have strong attention to details, particularly with numerical financial information and an ability to analyse and problem solve issues. You will also possess the following skills and experience:

  • Previous experience working in an operational role with financial services
  • Excellent data entry and accuracy skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Well organised, detail oriented and able
  • Professional manner, excellent communication skills coupled with an ability to build rapport with stakeholders
  • Ability to pick things up quickly, strong computer literacy and IT savvy. 

Who we are
CIS Branch provides the core information and communication services that underpin New Zealand Defence operations.  We are entrusted to deliver and support the Defence technology that helps keep New Zealanders safe.
Let's just say we're not your typical corporate IT department:

  • We provide support to more than 14,000 military and civilian Defence Force personnel who are dispersed on seven continents, often in geographically remote, hostile environments;
  • Our solutions are deployed to personal devices, vehicles, ships and planes; and
  • We're here to deliver military outcomes, not just the technology behind them. 

Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand.  As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice.
Why Us

NZDF has a unique culture that is underpinned by our shared values of courage, commitment, comradeship and integrity. From day one you are part of a community that prides itself in protecting our country, giving you real purpose. In addition you will be given access to:

  • First class technology;
  • Coaching;
  • Flexible working arrangements;
  • Trust to make a meaningful difference. 

We are extremely proud of this and our benefits; check out the great benefits for you and your family when you join NZDF!
We expect to appoint around the midpoint of the salary band for this role which is $48,892.00 inclusive of a 4% employer superannuation contribution. This may be negotiable depending on experience.
Please note: This role will initially be based in Petone however we are currently working through our longer-term office location requirements in the broader Wellington area. This means that in future you may need to be able to work in one of our other CIS offices across the Wellington and Hutt Valley region.
How to Apply

To view the Position Description and to Apply Online please visit our Defence Careers website, or use the links on this page. For further information, contact Renee Coetzee on quoting job reference NZDF-1908029.
Please note: If you are an existing NZDF employee (excluding contractors) you must apply through our Internal Vacancies site, via the HR Toolkit.

Applications close on Monday 26 August 2019.

Please note: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for. The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the NZ Defence Force are as follows:

Low level Security Clearance:

  • most preferably a NZ citizen, who has resided in this country continuously for at least the last five years, OR
  • is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last five years: either Australia, Canada, NZ, the United Kingdom (UK) or the United States of America (USA); and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZ Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at this level.

If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.  

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