Senior Project Accountant
Kāinga Ora
Wellington
2d ago
  • Large-scale, highly complex projects and renewals programme that are ground-breaking in NZ
  • Enjoy a friendly, collaborative and flexible work environment - Wellington or Auckland based
  • Permanent opportunity, rate of pay is $120,914 plus 5 weeks' annual leave and a suite of free insuances
  • Mō mātou - Our Organisation

    At Kāinga Ora, 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 homes and neighbourhoods that will build the future of Aotearoa.

    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

    Our high performing Strategy, Finance and Policy Team has a Senior Project Accountant opportunity available that will act as the key interface between the Finance team and Market Delivery Group for reporting, financial transactions, forecasting and budgeting.

    Working as part of a high performing, collaborative team you will provide technical financial, project and management accounting, business performance expertise and services to Kāinga Ora's budget holders and Strategy, Finance and Policy Business Partners.

    Some of your key duties will include :

  • Ensuring accurate and timely financial reporting, forecasting and budget preparation for assigned projects
  • Providing guidance on accounting treatment and ensure transactions are accounted for appropriately
  • Supporting asset capitalisation by ensuring the integrity of information provided
  • Enabling the right outcomes for Kāinga Ora by building and managing key relationships
  • Ngā pūmanawatanga ōu - What you will bring

    In order to be successful in this key role you will hold a CA or similar qualification, and you will demonstrate :

  • 5yrs + experience working in large, complex organisations, ideally in the construction or property sector
  • Strong financial and project accounting experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work with financial models, identify and analyse complex data to provide information and enable decision-making
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering good stakeholder relationships through consultation and partnership
  • The ability to clearly and concisely convey information and ideas in both oral and written communication
  • Experience in process improvement, being innovative and continuous improvement focused
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • A collaborative, positive approach
  • Nōu te rourou - What's in it for you?

    This newly created role is an ideal opportunity to utilise your strong relationship management skills and technical expertise to support positive outcomes, not just across our business but across New Zealand.

    You will enjoy working with a team of intelligent, passionate experts in a very complex, challenging and rewarding space.

    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 https : / / careers.kaingaora.govt.nz / a-great-place-to-work / benefits.

    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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