Financial Accountant - Fixed Assets
Lyttelton Port of Christchurch
Hillsborough, Christchurch, New Zealand
3d ago

Lyttelton Port Company provides the gateway to the South Island of New Zealand and is a world class supplier of port services.

With a focus firmly on the future, these are exciting times for LPC, as we transform through a strategy focused on innovation, optimisation and business growth.

Working for LPC means you are joining a company with a people focus, and a passion to play a key role in the global transport network.

We're looking for a finance professional to bring strong analytical ability, high level of attention to detail, and a passion for continuous improvement to deliver improved accuracy and best practice.

We have a genuine commitment to raising the standard of our accounting practices to ensure the financial statements are an accurate reflection of the company's financial position and assist in key strategic and financial decision making.

Responsibilities include :

  • Management of fixed asset accounting and maintenance of the LPC fixed asset registers
  • Capital expenditure analysis and reporting
  • Monthly balance sheet reconciliations including capital WIP
  • Preparation of monthly, annual and statutory reporting
  • Manage the external audit process and timely delivery of key inputs
  • Maintain integrity of data and quality of reporting within M3
  • Monitoring the effective interface between systems, identifying, recommending and implementing system and procedural improvements
  • You will :

  • Be a CA or CPA qualified accountant from a top tier accounting firm with 2+ years' experience in a commercial role involving external audit and complex, technical accounting
  • Hold a solid understanding of the principles of financial reporting under the IFRS framework
  • Ideally have worked in the CA environment and / or medium to large scaled commercial entities to a senior level
  • Bring a team-player, pro-active approach and desire to raise standards, achieve best practice and build business performance
  • Have experience using large ERP financial systems
  • Display a high level of integrity and accuracy, and a passion for continuous improvement
  • This role provides the perfect opportunity for an accomplished accountant to play a significant part in shaping and improving the way we work.

    With an energetic team going through a period of rebuild and transformation, based in modern offices sitting at the very heart of our Port Operation on the waterfront, LPC is an incredible place to continue your career journey.

    To lodge your application or for more information either click apply, visit our careers page at / home, or email recruitment lpc. A full position description will be provided on request to applicants or enquirers who demonstrate appropriate qualifications and experience for the role.

    Applications close : Friday 30th October 2020

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