Senior Financial Accountant
Kāinga Ora
Wellington
3d ago
  • Exciting opportunity to join our award winning finance team
  • Permanent opportunity
  • Rate of pay is $117,000 plus five weeks' annual leave and a suite of free insurances
  • Mō mātou - Our Organisation

    At Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities, ours is the important responsibility of transforming New Zealand's housing choices, outcomes and the entire housing sector by creating homes and communities that allow New Zealanders to thrive.

    What is exciting about working for Kāinga Ora is getting the chance to make a real and positive impact on New Zealanders' lives.

    With skills, planning and purposeful action, our people are creating the warm, dry and affordable homes and neighbourhoods that will build New Zealand's future.

    We are passionate about transforming New Zealand for the better. That includes being a trusted partner for Māori and iwi, protecting and enabling their rights, interests and aspirations under the guidance of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

    Ko tā mātou mahi - Our Role

    Based out of our national office on Waterloo Quay, we are looking for a Senior Financial Accountant to join our financial accounting team.

    This role will provide technical financial accounting expertise, counsel, support, advice and challenge to the Finance and Performance team and Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities.

    We are looking for someone that can develop and interpret external and internal financial reporting, and has had exposure to, and an understanding of Crown reporting.

    A comprehensive understanding and ability to interpret Public Benefit Entity Accounting standards is crucial. You will be able to mentor other members of the financial accounting team and constructively challenge other members of the team including the manager, financial accounting.

    You will ideally have excellent written and oral communication skills, be able to communicate with a wide range of people and be passionate about solving housing issues in New Zealand.

    In addition, you will be able to demonstrate advanced problem solving skills of a technical nature and have a history of leading teams.

    Nōu te rourou - What's in it for you?

    We offer competitive salaries, five weeks' annual leave and a benefits package including a range of insurances, flexible working arrangements and career development.

    These benefits are described in more detail here .

    As a Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities employee, we want to make sure that you have all the tools and support you need.

    We want to ensure you are healthy and have work-life balance. We also want to support and grow your personal and career development through on-the-job learning, training courses, secondments and study opportunities.

    Ō Tātou Uara - Our Values

    Our values were developed by us, for us. They unite us as an organisation and guide how we work every day. Our values are :

  • Manaakitanga - People at the Heart
  • Mahi Tahi - Better Together
  • Whanake - Be Bold
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