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Accounts Receivable Officer


About The opportunity | Ko te āheinga:

We are looking for an Accounts Receivable Officer to join the Finance team. This vital team managers rates payments, payable and receivable services, insurance, treasury, and the broader accounting functions across the whole of Council. Based in Napier, this role is responsible for end-to-end processes for the receivable function of all non-rate invoices, ensuring accurate processing of general invoices, credit notes, monthly statements, and also assisting with the wider functions of the finance team.


About you | E pā ana ki a koe:

To be successful in this role, you will have solid accounts receivable experience with knowledge of invoicing and debt recovery processes. You will be a proactive problem solver, have excellent attention to detail, the ability to meet deadlines and amazing communication skills to work with both internal and external stakeholders. Basic accounting/bookkeeping skills would be advantageous in this role. In return, you will be rewarded with the opportunity to be part of a close-knit team within an organisation that offers excellent benefits and working conditions.


Ideally you will also have:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Accurate data entry and with the ability to adhere to deadlines and timeframes
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in the use of Microsoft Office products and the ability to pick up our internal systems quickly
  • Confidence in managing multiple tasks with ease and efficiency
  • A resilient and driven attitude

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


What we offer | Nga huanga mōu:

The salary range for this role will be between $53,460 - $59,400 depending on the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.


Other 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. To see a full list of our benefits please visit our website:


We value diversity and as such we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status although applicants must have existing rights to work in New Zealand. HBRC is responsible for Civil Defence emergencies and as such, all staff may be called upon to support the response.


How to apply | I pēhea ki te whakauru:

Applications close 22 March 2023 but we may interview candidates as they apply and close this advert earlier should a suitable person be found. So, we encourage you to apply today!

 Please view the job description here.

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About us | E pā ki a mātou:

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.


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. 

8 March 2023

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