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Management Accountant (6 month fixed term)


Te Whakapakari Tahi I Tō tātau Taiao – Enhancing our environment together.

Our vision is a healthy environment and a resilient and prosperous community.

We focus on prioritising:

Te kounga o te wai, te haumarutanga me te mārohirohi ā-āhuarangi o te whakamarutanga | Water quality, safety and climate-resilient security.  

Kia koi, kia toitū hoki te whakamahinga o te whenua | Climate-smart and sustainable land use. 

Kia ora, kia āhei, kia mārohirohi ā-āhuarangi hoki te rerenga rauropi | Healthy, functioning and climate-resilient biodiversity. 

Kia toitū, kia mārohirohi ā-āhuarangi hoki ngā ratonga me ngā hanganga ā-whare | Sustainable and climate-resilient services and infrastructure. 

At Hawke’s Bay Regional Council our purpose is to work with our community to protect and manage the region’s precious taonga of rivers, lakes, soils, air, coast and biodiversity for health, wellbeing and connectivity. Our organisation is diverse and our work is varied. Our structure comprises of six key business units; Corporate Services, Integrated Catchment Management, Asset Management, Māori Partnerships, Policy & Regulation, and the Executive Advisory Group which also consists of the Civil Defence and Emergency Management.

About the opportunity:

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has an exciting opportunity for a Management Accountant to partner with the business providing budgeting, forecasting, financial reporting, and internal consultative services to stakeholders. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer you will work alongside your colleagues to support our clients ensuring professional financial advice and reporting is provided.  You will be an integral part of the Finance team delivering the Long-Term Plans, Annual Plan, Annual Reports, and the accounting function supporting the organisation to achieve its outcomes. Please note that this is a 6-month fixed term position.

About you:

We are looking for someone who can hit the ground running! Ideally you would have had at least five years accounting experience. You will have great interpersonal skills and thrive in a team environment.

Specialist skills and experience:

  • Tertiary Degree in Accounting with Chartered Accountant Qualification or similar preferred.
  • In depth understanding of management accounting best practice.
  • Broad understanding of accounting systems.
  • High level of Excel and computer skills.

The salary range for this role will depend on the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

If this sounds like you then we are keen to hear from you. We will be interviewing suitable candidates as applications are received and may close the advertisement when we have found the right person. 

Please click here to view a copy of the job description for this role.

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24 March 2021

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