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Management Accountant

A Whakatu Karamu

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

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


About The opportunity | Ko te āheinga:

Are you a numbers-orientated, logical thinking professional with a knack for financial analysis and strategic planning? Are you ready to take your career to the next level and make a significant impact on a dynamic organisation? If so, we invite you to join our Finance Team as a Management Accountant based in Napier.


This critical role will see you actively partnering with our business providing budgeting, forecasting, financial reporting, and in-house consultative services to our people. Reporting to the Senior Business Partner, this role works alongside a motivated and talented accountancy team to support our people by providing professional financial advice and reporting.  You will be an integral part of the wider Finance team delivering the Long-Term Plan, Annual Plan, Annual Reports, and a broad range of accounting functions.


About you | E pā ana ki a koe:

We are looking for someone who can hit the ground running! Ideally you would have had at least two years accounting experience. You will have great interpersonal skills and thrive in a team environment. You will be able to translate complex financial information into understandable language for those you support, helping them to work more effectively with budgets and planning. This is a diverse and interesting role for the right person, highlighting both your accounting expertise and your ability to connect with people across a multi-disciplinary team.


In this role you will have | I tenei mahi ka mahi koe:

  • Tertiary Degree in Accounting
  • Chartered Accountant Qualification (or working towards) is preference .
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in an accountancy role, ideally where you business partnered with internal stakeholders.
  • In depth understanding of management accounting best practice.
  • Broad understanding of accounting systems.
  • High level of Excel and computer skills.
  • Attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy.
  • Flexibility and innovation, ability to learn new systems and be proactive.


What we offer | Nga huanga mōu:

The salary range for this role is between $97,830 to $108,700 and will depend on the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.


Other benefits of working for our team include:

  • Limited income protection and life insurance
  • Additional week of annual leave after 3 years’ service
  • Subsidised eye tests and lenses, flu vaccinations, and other well-being initiatives.
  • Flexible working and working from home options.
  • HBRC has a strong commitment to developing and upskilling people within a 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. 


How to apply | I pēhea ki te whakauru:

If you are a dedicated and motivated professional looking to advance your career as a Management Accountant, please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and explaining why you're a perfect fit for this role.

View the full job description here.

 Applications close 8 October 2023 however we may be interviewing suitable candidates prior to the closing date and may close the role early.

 Please apply via SEEK.


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 September 2023

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