- Varied and Integral Role
- Financial Focus
- West Coast Based
The Westland District has thriving tourism, agriculture and mineral industries alongside an awe-inspiring natural environment. The Westland District Council’s motto is "the last best place", with a vision of being a world class tourist destination while fostering industries and businesses that lead through innovation and service. For more information on the Council and district visit: www.westlanddc.govt.nz or www.westcoast.co.nz
Reporting to the Finance Manager, the key focus of this role is to provide a high level of support to the finance team through the accurate and timely processing of accounts. Responsibilities will include financial reporting including meeting statutory and Audit NZ requirements, supporting the long term and annual planning process, treasury, fixed assets, general ledger and providing payroll support as required. You will also support managers with the implementation and ongoing training of IT systems and processes.
Your Skills and Experience
You will have strong problem solving skills and the ability to think on your feet whilst delivering solution focused outcomes. Additionally, you will have an analytical mind, strong numerical skills, high levels of accuracy and an exceptional work ethic to ensure success in this role. You will have a strong interest in ERP systems and previous experience in Local Government and CA qualifications would be advantageous but not a requirement. Previous financial reporting experience and an understanding of external requirements are essential. In return you will be rewarded with professional support and development as well as the chance to join a friendly and established team.
Please submit your cover letter and CV by clicking on the appropriate ‘Apply’ button. Initial phone enquiries can be made to Sally Goldsmith 03 345 8761 or Nick Carter 03 345 8764.
Applications for this role close Thursday 20 August 2020