Business Accountant
NZ Ministry for Primary Industries
Wellington City, Wellington, NZ
4d ago

Business Accountant Role Type : Full-time, PermanentLocation : Wellington, CBDSalary Band : $92,073 to $108,321 depending on skills and experience Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the RoleThe purpose of the role is to build trusted relationships and provide outstanding customer service to an allocated business unit of MPI.

The Business Accountant is the key point of contact for the business unit, and provides accurate and consistent financial information and advice to MPI Managers that supports the budgeting, forecasting and reporting process.

Mōu - About You You will have previous experience working with managers and budget holders, as well as accounting functions including variance analysis, budget and forecast setting and reporting.

To be successful in this role you will ideally have :

  • Membership of a professional accounting body.
  • Management accounting experience, with the ability to interpret information and problem solve
  • Experience in managing and building relationships
  • A sound understanding of accounting principles and practices.
  • A customer centric approach, and the ability to work collaboratively within and across teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills,
  • Great time management skills and ability to prioritise.
  • Additionally, experience in Central Government financial management processes and procedures and knowledge of Finance One would be an advantage.
  • Mō te Manatū Ahu Matua - About MPIMPI has a strength of common purpose and a passion to sustainably grow and to protect Aotearoa, for the benefit of all New Zealanders.

    It's no mean feat and we have a team of hard working and dedicated people in a variety of roles supporting us to make this happen.

    Our overall ambition is for New Zealand to be the most trusted source of high value natural products in the world. We're working towards sustainability, protection, growth and participation.

    Our work stretches all the way from the Beehive to the border. If you want a career where you help New Zealand be the world's most sustainable provider of high-value food and primary products in a very real way then this is it.

    Our team is collegial, supportive and hard working. MPI has a focus on career pathways so this is the first step in your career with us and we will help you grow.

    Also see here - https : / / www.mpi.govt.nz / about-us / our-structure / Mō tō mātou rōpū - About the Team We have a fantastic opportunity in Wellington for someone to join our Management Accounting team within the Finance and Procurement directorate as a Business Accountant on a permanent basis.

    You will join a supportive team that take pride in their work and strive for excellence. Ngā hua o te Mahi i te Manatū Ahu Matua : - Benefits of working at MPI

  • Near new offices close to Railway Station
  • Up to three additional (MPI holidays) leave days
  • Career development and internal opportunities across the branch and organisation
  • Wellness benefit for employees
  • Parental leave ex-gratia payment
  • Flexible working - We support work life balance and flexible work arrangements whenever possibleSee the benefits of working at MPITo join a diverse and interesting organisation that offers a wide range of career opportunities click on our link below! Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to ApplyTo view the position description and / or apply for the role please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB or visit the MPI Careers Site.
  • For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online careers portal.To apply for this role you must hold the right to work in New Zealand or be eligible to obtain it click here to find out more about work visa eligibility and options.

    The closing date is midnight Monday 31st January 2022If you have any questions about the role, please email Lexi.Dalgity mpi.

    govt.nz referencing MPI21 / 1589279 The Ministry for Primary Industries is committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values inclusion and diversity.

    Your unique talents and experience will help us deliver exceptional services to our communities in Aotearoa. In return you'll enjoy an inclusive and flexible working environment in a diverse team of people while you're growing your career here in NZ and internationally.

    We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so that we can assist you through the recruitment process.

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