Accounting Technician
Invercargill City Council
Invercargill, NZ
3d ago

Waihōpai Invercargill is New Zealand's southernmost city and the heart and hub of Southland. We're known for our lush green spaces like Queens Park, our long summer daylight hours and our local legend Burt Munro.

Our city has character, charm and a laidback atmosphere. There's outstanding nature reserves, Ōreti Beach, the Waihōpai River, a lively restaurant scene and a sensible gridded layout with wide streets and a 10-minute drive to work.

We are in a chapter of immense growth, building a vibrant city centre and reinvigorating our culture and spaces, and this is an exciting time to join a Council that is focused on the future of our people and our city

In our search for an Accounting Technician, we're looking for not only well-developed accounting skills but also a positive and self-motivated attitude.

Providing accounting and financial support and advice to the Financial Services department, the various departments of Council and other external entities will fill your day.

You will be tasked with producing or assisting with the production of regular reports, providing information to support decision-making and assisting Council in achieving their financial and strategic objectives.

Just as important is your enthusiasm and excellent communication skills which will ensure that you build positive relationships with all of your clients.

To be successful in this role, you will have :

  • Proven 3 years accounting experience
  • Experience in the preparation of financial statements
  • Demonstrated knowledge of management accounting systems and practices
  • Experience in accounting software systems and well-developed Excel skills
  • Experience in supporting and encouraging clients with a user-friendly focus
  • At Invercargill City Council we pride ourselves on our values - positivity, respect, responsibility and above and beyond.

    Finding the right fit for our team is really important to us and we work hard to provide an environment reflective of these values.

    With the current border and quarantine restrictions in place, successful applicants must be legally entitled to live and work in New Zealand.

    While all applications will be reviewed, first priority will be given to those applicants who are currently residing in New Zealand.

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