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Management Accountant

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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:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Management Accountant to join our Finance Team based in Napier.  The role partners with the business providing budgeting, forecasting, financial reporting, and internal consultative services to stakeholders. Reporting to the Senior Business Partner the role works alongside a solid Accountancy team, to support our stakeholders ensuring professional financial advice and reporting is provided.  The role holder is 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.


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 include:

  • 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.


Benefits of working for our team include limited income protection and life insurance, subsidised eye tests and lenses, flu vaccinations, and other well-being initiatives. HBRC also has a strong commitment to developing and upskilling people within a flexible and supportive working environment.


All applicants must have existing rights to work in New Zealand.

If you are successful in your application, in order to enter our Hawke’s Bay Regional Council facilities, you will be required to confirm you are fully vaccinated.

To view the job description please click here

Please apply via SEEK 

If this sounds like you then we are keen to hear from you.  Applications close 4 April, however we will be interviewing suitable candidates as applications are received and may close the advertisement when we have found the right person.

11 March 2022

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