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Finance Manager, Sector Enablement and Support

NZ Ministry of Education
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Finance Manager (Sector Enablement and Support)

Permanent fulltime

Based in Wellington


At the Ministry of Education, our people shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomes. Our sights are set on ensuring our education system serves every individual child and young person fairly, and creates the best foundation for equal opportunity. Our organisation is full of hugely talented people, from a wide range of backgrounds. They work collaboratively, setting goals and reaching them, to shape a world-leading education system. Our people are broadening their own horizons and, ensuring our education system is equipped to broaden the horizons of our children and young people, thus ensuring the best possible future for New Zealand.


About our group 

Finance, Business Enablement & Support


About the role

The role is responsible for building a high performing finance team that acts as a business partner for the complex operational SE&S portfolio, and provides accurate, timely and expert financial information, analysis and advice to support decision-making. 


We are seeking an outstanding finance professional who thinks strategically and recognises broader implications and connections between issues where your work can have a significant impact on how the Ministry is perceived. 


About you

To be successful in this role you will have the ability to build effective relationships and credibility with customers at all levels across the Ministry, and foster an innovative and continuous improvement culture across the team to strengthen group performance. 

You will also offer:

  • Tertiary Qualification in Finance, Commerce or Business, and hold qualified Chartered Accountant status within CAANZ or equivalent
  • Experience providing advice to senior managers in a politically-charged finance portfolio
  • Extensive experience providing strategic financial analysis in a medium to large organisation to senior management
  • Can effectively influence and provide specialist advice to senior managers

If you'd like to bring your skills to a rewarding role within an organisation that's continuously reaching goals and striving for a better future for New Zealand, we'd love to hear from you.


Are you ready to make a difference?

There is more information in the job description attached.  Please review and if this opportunity interests you and you meet the requirements, please apply now using the apply online button.


For further information please contact Kerri Moreau, Manager, Business Group Finance on 04 463 0931


Applications close Friday 25 May 2018

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