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Finance Administrator

Ministry for Primary Industries
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Accounting & finance
Wellington City
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Job Description

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. The Finance Systems and Processing team are looking for a permanent Finance Administrator.

The Finance Administration team sits within the Finance Systems and Processing area of Finance, Property and Procurement. Finance Systems & Processing role is to improve the efficiency and integration of the Ministry's corporate systems, while keeping customer experience always in mind.

Our Finance Administrators are responsible for processing financial transactions and documents relating to Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Debt Collection. The busy Finance Administration team are responsible for collecting the majority of the Ministries external revenue of $100 million a year and process an average to 4,500 supplier invoices per month.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in Accounts Receivable/Payable. You will be an Intermediate user of Microsoft Excel and ideally be a skilled user of Finance One (also known as Technology One). In addition, you will be proactive, have strong attention to detail, be a team player and your customer service skills are second to none.

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

To find out more about the Ministry and what we do please click here

To view the position description and/or apply for the role (submitting a cover letter and current curriculum vitae), please click “APPLY NOW” or visit the MPI Careers Site. For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online careers portal.

For detailed information on this role please refer to the position description or contact

Applications close Thursday 22nd August 2019


The Ministry for Primary Industries is committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values inclusion and diversity. Your unique talents and experience will help us deliver exceptional services to our communities in Aotearoa. In return you'll enjoy an inclusive and flexible working environment in a diverse team of people while you're growing your career here in NZ and internationally. We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so that we can assist you through the recruitment process.

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