senior financial accountant
Randstad
Wellington
2d ago

job description

Randstad has a great opportunity for an experienced Senior Financial Accountant who enjoys thinking outside of just the role, can identify and implement better ways of working and is comfortable within a complex environment.

The Senior Financial Accountant (Reporting) contributes to a well run department by ensuring that the financial accounting is completed in line with Treasury requirements and relevant accounting standards.

The Senior Financial Accountant (Reporting) works closely with staff across the Business and Commercial Performance team to ensure that all financial information provided to Treasury is of high quality and that the financial statements are prepared in line with the relevant accounting standards.

  • Just some of the key parts of the role;
  • Preparing the financial aspects of the Estimates and Supplementary Estimates, ensuring these meet the quality standards for publication and Treasury timeframes
  • Preparing all forecast information to Treasury, including supporting documentation
  • Ensuring that financial information is prepared in line with accounting standards, particularly in relation to the Crown balance sheet
  • Ensuring that Crown assets are valued and accounted for in accordance with the relevant accounting standards and that all documentation is maintained
  • Managing year end processes as they relate to the preparation of the annual financial statements
  • Providing advice and support to managers and the business accounting team on the requirements for correctly accounting for Crown and Department fixed assets in accordance with the relevant accounting standards and Treasury Instructions.
  • Leading discrete projects relating to the Financial Accounting team and the Business and Commercial Performance group in general
  • What you will bring to the role;
  • Relevant Tertiary Qualifications and preferably a member of a professional accounting body
  • At least 5 years experience in preparing CFIS and other Treasury returns, including departmental and non-departmental appropriations
  • Experience in preparing annual financial statements and supporting information
  • A strong working knowledge of the Public Finance Act and Accounting Standards as they relate to the Public Sector
  • Experience with accounting for a complex property portfolio
  • Familiarity with the management of third party funded memorandum accounts
  • Experience with working with both Internal and External Audit
  • Written presentation skills, particularly in preparing briefings to Minister
  • If you believe you are a good fit and are looking for that great next step please apply now or contact me directly for a confidential discussion.

    Chris White 04 471 4871 or 021 613 656 / chris.white randstad.co.nz

    skills

    Financial Accounting / CFIS / Senior / Reporting

    responsibilities

    Randstad has a great opportunity for an experienced Senior Financial Accountant who enjoys thinking outside of just the role, can identify and implement better ways of working and is comfortable within a complex environment.

    Bachelor Degree

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