Accounting Technician
Invercargill City Council
Invercargill, NZ
2d ago

Permanent Full-time

The Council are working to enhance our city and preserve its character while embracing innovation and change. With more people choosing the great southern lifestyle on offer, our city is growing and the CBD is undergoing the biggest redevelopment it has seen in decades.

As New Zealand's southernmost city we proudly encourage a good work-life balance and with direct flights, Auckland, Christchurch, and Wellington are within easy reach.

All good reasons why working for Invercargill City Council is a great career and lifestyle choice.

The Council itself is growing too, and we are committed to supporting people to grow their careers while enjoying a healthy work-life balance.

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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