Assistant Project Accountant
NZ Ministry of Education
Wellington, NZ, NZ
6d ago

Help shape the future of EducationHe mea tārai e mātou te mātauranga kia rangatira ai, kia mana taurite ai ōna huangaWe work to shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomesAt Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga Ministry of Education, we work to provide services and support to the education sector, and in some cases, directly to ākonga and whānau.

We help shape the policies, settings and performance of the education system for early learning, schooling and tertiary.

We do this by building relationships and understanding the needs of those who receive our services. Our organisation is made up of more than 3,000 talented and committed people around New Zealand, from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures.

About Te Puna Hanganga, Matihiko Infrastructure and DigitalTe Puna Hanganga, Matihiko Infrastructure and Digital leads inclusive, accessible and integrated digital and physical infrastructure and transport services to the education system.

Our group delivers technological solutions for a more networked' system, in which digital and technology solutions are considered alongside local and regional network infrastructure needs.

Mō tēnei tūranga About this roleYou will provide support to the Project Accountants in the provision of services including budgets, forecasting, modelling, management reporting and planning, costing, benchmarking and developing the financial capability of managers.

The role supports the financial management (budgeting, forecasting, reporting etc.) for capital expenditure for the Te Puna Hanganga, MatihikoProperty Delivery Teams.

Please note that there is further information in the attached Job Description. Mōhou ake About you You will have a Bachelors' degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics (or a similar business discipline) with relevant experience within a finance environment.

It is vital that you are a self-starter, dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers. You will also offer :

  • Effective communication and relationship management skills
  • Experience of working with multiple data sources and systems to compile and generate management reports
  • Experience in an asset / capital intensive organisation, ideally in the construction industry.This opportunity will provide the right candidate with interesting and challenging work and the ability to develop and grow their career.
  • Kua rite koe mō tēnei mahi? Are you ready to make a difference?We need to reflect the diverse communities we serve, so we welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, orientations, and identities.

    As an organisation, we are committed to building racial equity and excellence in the education sector.We provide flexible working environments where everyone feels relevant, valued and supported.

    So, if working from home and / or having a flexible start and finish to the day will help with this, we can usually make it happen.

    We'd love to hear what this might look like for you, so feel free to outline this in your Cover Letter.In your cover letter we'd like to know :

  • about you, your values, your whakapapa
  • your interest and motivations for this role
  • the abilities, strengths, personal attributes and diverse perspectives you will bring to the role and this organisation.
  • The Ministry encourages all employees to be fully vaccinated although currently this is a voluntary requirement. There is no requirement to show evidence of your vaccine status as this role is not covered by the Public Health (Vaccinations) Order.

    Please review the Job Description and if this opportunity interests you, and you meet the requirements, apply now using the Apply Online' button.

    For further information please contact Kim McGregor at hangangamatihiko.recruitment education.govt.nz Applications close midnight - Wednesday 6 July 2022.

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