Finance Manager
Ministry of Justice
Wellington City, New Zealand
6d ago

Job Description

Te āhuatunga a te tūranga / About the Role

Do you want to steer your finance career in a more strategic, business focused direction?

The Finance Manager's purpose is to be a trusted financial advisor to the Deputy Chief Executive for one or more business groups, providing dedicated financial and commercial leadership to the branch senior leadership team / s and business managers.

You will lead a business partnering team that provides dedicated financial and commercial leadership.

He pūkenga tou / Skills and Experience

You will lead a high performing team of finance professionals that strive to provide excellent financial services and are trusted, work collaboratively across the Ministry and provide advice beyond the numbers.

Therefore, a proven ability to build strong relationships and to work collaboratively, with advanced interpersonal and well-developed political nous is a must.

To be successful in this role, you will have :

  • A degree in business or management
  • Proven success in leading, motivating and engaging teams with strong people management skills.
  • Proven experience in financial management in a medium to large public sector
  • Strong working knowledge of financial machinery of government
  • Advanced strategic thinking ability, including demonstrable experience in applying commercial principles when developing business and financial management strategies to achieve effective organisational performance in large and complex organisations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills and the ability to articulate complex messages clearly, simply and concisely.
  • A commitment to building Māori capability - both personally and within your team
  • Full CA (or equivalent) preferred
  • Mō te tīma / About our Team

    At Tāhū o te Ture - the Ministry of Justice, we're committed to working together for a fair and safe Aotearoa.

    It is an exciting time to join us. We are leading the transformation of our criminal justice system, helping to tackle New Zealand's high levels of family violence and sexual violence, and improving New Zealanders' access to justice.

    The Finance Business Partners are split across two teams and support a range of portfolio's including the Ministry's operational services, including the courts, tribunals, legal aid, centralised national services and provider and community services, Te Arawhiti (Maori Crown Relations), Policy, Sector, Public Defence Service and Corporate functions that help the Ministry to operate smoothly.

    The teams are embedded within the business unit's they support, providing a key relationship and coordination point between the business and the overall Finance group.

    Joining the Ministry of Justice means you will become part of an inclusive organisation that values you and the communities we serve.

    It's our promise to ensure our workplace is one where our people feel healthy and safe, supported and able to be themselves at work.

    We value respect as the foundation for building a positive workplace culture and one where diversity is welcomed and celebrated.

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