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Assistant Accountant

Advertiser: Stats NZMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
3 Oct 2019
Location
Wellington, Wellington Central
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Accounting, Accounts Officers/Clerks

Assistant Accountant

  • Permanent position - based in Wellington CBD
  • Exciting opportunity to grow your accounting career within a high performing finance team
  • Top level support and training in a diverse role

Who we are

At Stats NZ Tatauranga Aotearoa, our vision is to unleash the power of data to change lives.  As New Zealand’s official data and statistics agency, we are tasked with leading the way for New Zealand’s data future, enabling data-led innovation across society, the economy, and the environment.

The role of Assistant Accountant in our Finance Division is varied and interesting – there are the usual routine tasks but being a part of our small finance team will give you exposure to a wide variety of work including completion of month end processes, bank reconciliations, general ledger reconciliations, and accounts payable/receivable. You will also be involved in projects that will allow you to develop your skills and experience. You will report to the Financial Accounting Manager.

This is a perfect opportunity for the right person to kick start their accounting career. The role has a wide variety of learning opportunities and top level training will be provided. Support will be provided to the right candidate to progress their career with a relevant qualification.

The value you will bring

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • The accounting skills and experience we are looking for, and a passion for finance
  • A strong customer focus
  • A diverse, family-friendly workplace with a supportive team environment 
  • Be able to communicate clearly and succinctly to all levels of the organisation
  • The ability to problem solve and have sound judgment
  • Attention to detail and accuracy that is second to none
  • Be flexible, adaptable and approachable
  •  A can do attitude
  • A strong sense of teamwork with a willingness to pitch in and support the wider finance team when required

What’s in it for you? 

  •  An agile working environment in a central CBD location 
  • Flexible working hours 
  • The opportunity to work with a passionate, dedicated finance team

We care about our people, and value your drive, energy and inquisitive nature. Bottom line, we are in search of real people that don’t believe in the status quo and seek to add value every day.

Want to apply?

If this job sounds like you, for a copy of the Position Description please click on or copy and paste the following link: https://bit.ly/2ACcGWy 

For more information about this role please contact Peter at peter.cotterell@stats.govt.nz. For more about working for us see http://careers.stats.govt.nz/ 

Applications close:  Friday 18th October 2019

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  • Permanent position - based in Wellington CBD
  • Exciting opportunity to grow your accounting career within a high performing finance team
  • Top level support and training in a diverse role

Who we are

At Stats NZ Tatauranga Aotearoa, our vision is to unleash the power of data to change lives.  As New Zealand’s official data and statistics agency, we are tasked with leading the way for New Zealand’s data future, enabling data-led innovation across society, the economy, and the environment.

The role of Assistant Accountant in our Finance Division is varied and interesting – there are the usual routine tasks but being a part of our small finance team will give you exposure to a wide variety of work including completion of month end processes, bank reconciliations, general ledger reconciliations, and accounts payable/receivable. You will also be involved in projects that will allow you to develop your skills and experience. You will report to the Financial Accounting Manager.

This is a perfect opportunity for the right person to kick start their accounting career. The role has a wide variety of learning opportunities and top level training will be provided. Support will be provided to the right candidate to progress their career with a relevant qualification.

The value you will bring

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • The accounting skills and experience we are looking for, and a passion for finance
  • A strong customer focus
  • A diverse, family-friendly workplace with a supportive team environment 
  • Be able to communicate clearly and succinctly to all levels of the organisation
  • The ability to problem solve and have sound judgment
  • Attention to detail and accuracy that is second to none
  • Be flexible, adaptable and approachable
  •  A can do attitude
  • A strong sense of teamwork with a willingness to pitch in and support the wider finance team when required

What’s in it for you? 

  •  An agile working environment in a central CBD location 
  • Flexible working hours 
  • The opportunity to work with a passionate, dedicated finance team

We care about our people, and value your drive, energy and inquisitive nature. Bottom line, we are in search of real people that don’t believe in the status quo and seek to add value every day.

Want to apply?

If this job sounds like you, for a copy of the Position Description please click on or copy and paste the following link: https://bit.ly/2ACcGWy 

For more information about this role please contact Peter at peter.cotterell@stats.govt.nz. For more about working for us see http://careers.stats.govt.nz/ 

Applications close:  Friday 18th October 2019

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