Finance Associate
University of Otago
Dunedin, New Zealand
2d ago


Who we are

The University of Otago is New Zealand's oldest University and has a strong teaching and research tradition and well-established national and international linkages.

It is also one of New Zealand's largest universities, with over 20,000 students, assets in excess of $1.6 billion and 4,000 full time equivalent staff based in Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington, Auckland and Invercargill.

Ranked within the top 1% of universities in the world, the University of Otago recognises that our staff are the key to our success.

The role

As a Finance Associate, you will provide expert financial advice, analysis and day-to-day support to executives and managers that strengthen the business unit’s finances and support effective decision making.

This role is part of the central Finance Advisory team of 50 staff and reports to the Finance Manager of the Health Science Division.

Your skills and experience

We are looking for an individual with experience in :

  • Provision of financial advisory services, including month end accounting; financial reporting, analysis and commentary; financial forecasting and budgeting;
  • financial modelling and analysis.

  • Stakeholder engagement.
  • Giving financial advice and guidance to non-finance senior managers.
  • Recognised qualification(s) appropriate to the role and considerable relevant finance experience are essential for the role.

    A tertiary level qualification in an accounting / finance discipline is preferred.

    Further details

    This is an exceptional opportunity for the right candidate to join the University of Otago.

    This is a full-time, permanent position.

    For further information, or to discuss the role in confidence please contact Sheryl Logie, Head of Finance Advisory via the contact details below.


    To submit your application (including CV and cover letter) please click the apply button below. Applications quoting reference number 1901681 will close on Sunday, 25 August 2019.

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