Company Emerge Aotearoa
Location Christchurch City, Canterbury
Listed Mon 8 Jan, 12:13 pm
Type Full time, Permanent
Reference 11563
Are you ready to be challenged, developed and excited, both personally and professionally?

A fantastic new opportunity has arisen for an experienced assistant accountant or junior accountant to join our finance team.

About us

He aha te mea nui o te ao? He tangata! He tangata! He tangata!

What is the most important thing in the world? It is people! It is people! It is people!

If you haven't already guessed it, here at Emerge Aotearoa we're all about people! We're culturally connected and hold our values close to our hearts. Emerge Aotearoa is a national provider of social services including mental health, disability and addiction, employment support and social housing. We operate throughout Aotearoa and employ approximately 1,000 people. Our staff strives to provide mana-enhancing services that promote health and wellbeing for individuals, family, whanau and communities every day.

About the role

This newly created role will report directly to the financial accountant and will be responsible for three direct reports. This pivotal role within the finance team will

  • Assist the finance team to deliver high quality, timely and accurate financial reporting at an operating and board level
  • Take ownership of financial month end closing processes, procedures and reconciliations
  • Continuously identify opportunities for efficiencies within the Group
  • File GST & PAYE returns in a timely and accurate manner
  • Support our service delivery staff by providing value financial information, recommendations and training
  • Contribute to the development of policies, procedures and compliance

Sound like you? Ideally you will need to be someone who has the following:

  • Two - five years accounting experience in a team and experience as a manager or leading teams/projects
  • Displayed and demonstrated that you're proactive, quick to learn and able to intelligently and logically problem solve
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to build and maintain effective interpersonal relationships and effective communication skills
  • Demonstrated the ability to understand and apply 'best practise' processes
  • The ability to present information in a meaningful, user friendly manner
  • Intermediate level of computer literacy and proven experience in Microsoft Excel and finance systems

Applications for these positions close on Friday, 26 January 2018.

If you consider yourself someone who is up for a challenge with an enthusiastic attitude then I would love to hear from you. Please apply with your CV and covering letter of why you are the right person for this role.

To apply for this role please visit our careers site and register your details - Reference 11563TM.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.