Financial Analyst - Project Accounting
NZ Ministry of Education
Wellington, NZ, NZ
4d ago
  • Permanent - Full time
  • Financial Reporting
  • Analytical skills essentialHelp shape the future of EducationHe mea tārai e mātou te mātauranga kia rangatira ai, kia mana taurite ai ōna huangaWe work to shape an education system that delivers equitable and excellent outcomesAt Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga Ministry of Education, we work to provide services and support nationally, regionally and locally to the education sector, and in some cases, directly to ākonga and whānau.
  • We help shape the policies, settings and performance of the education system for early learning, schooling and tertiary. We do this by building relationships and understanding the needs of those who receive our services.

    We are making significant changes to how we deliver our mahi by :

  • Taking practical action to give effect to te Tiriti o Waitangi.
  • Giving priority to regional and local voice.
  • Delivering greater responsiveness, accessibility and integrated services and support.
  • Improving feedback loops and information flows. Our organisation is made up of talented and committed people across Aotearoa from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures.
  • While we work in different groups and on different things, we all strive every day to make the biggest difference we can for every child, young person and adult student in our education system.

    About usTe Puna Hanganga, Matihiko Infrastructure & Digital - Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga Ministry of Education, leads inclusive, accessible and integrated national, digital and physical infrastructure and transport services to the education system.

    Our vision for school property is that all schools have quality learning environments as part of a well-managed and sustainable portfolio that helps deliver equitable and excellent outcomes for every child.

    The Finance and Investment group has overall responsibility for financial management and capital investment planning for the Group.

    We exist to systematically improve the financial planning, forecasting, analytical and reporting capability of Te Puna Hanganga, Matihiko Infrastructure & Digital and to also manage the financial compliance function on behalf of the Group.

    Mō tēnei tūranga About this role The Financial Analyst reports to the Finance Manager and contributes to the delivery of the Finance function with Te Puna Hanganga, Matihiko Infrastructure & Digital and in conjunction with Corporate Finance.

    This is a key role that contributes to the financial reporting and compliance function ensuring financial transactions and obligations are correctly reported.

    This role requires interactions with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders. There is also a requirement to be involved in the development of effective property management information systems to support the planning, decision making and monitoring processes.

    Please note there is further information available in the attached Job Description.Mōhou ake About you This role requires Financial Accounting and Project Accounting experience and excellent analytical skills to support the operation of the property and infrastructure functions.You will also offer :

  • Advanced excel skills and ability to develop excel based model / report
  • A high level of attention to detail
  • Experience in managing relationships and consultation with an assortment of internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience in working with a complex system
  • Able to make business decisions with financial impact.If you'd like to bring your skills to a rewarding role within an organisation that's continuously reaching goals and striving for a better future for New Zealand, we'd love to hear from you.
  • Kua rite koe mō tēnei mahi? Are you ready to make a difference?We need to reflect the diverse communities we serve, so we welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, orientations, and identities.

    As an organisation, we are committed to building racial equity and excellence in the education sector.We want to provide flexible working environments where everyone feels relevant, valued and supported.

    So, if working from home and / or having a flexible start and finish to the day will help with this, we can usually make it happen.

    We'd love to hear what this might look like for you, so feel free to outline this in your Cover Letter.In your cover letter we'd like to know :

  • about you, your values, your whakapapa
  • your interest and motivations for this role
  • the abilities, strengths, personal attributes and diverse perspectives you will bring to the role and this organisation.
  • Please note that this role is affected by the COVID-19 Public Health (Vaccinations) Order 2021. To be offered this role, the successful applicant will need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a medical exemption and provide evidence of their vaccination status.

    Please review the Job Description and if this opportunity interests you, and you meet the requirements, apply now using the Apply Online' button.

    For further information please contact Stephanie Phillips at tphm.recruitment education.govt.nzApplications close midnight - Monday 24 January 2022.

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