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Financial Accountant


Reference: 4910285

Are you interested in working for an organisation that serves the community? Do you enjoy working with numbers, getting them right and reporting on them? If so, this is the role for you!

The Hurunui District Council has a permanent full time vacancy for a Financial Accountant based in Amberley, North Canterbury. While it is intended that this a full time role, consideration will be given to those applicants that wish to work between 30 and 40 hours per week.

This is a new role designed to help ensure the Council meets its statutory responsibilities around financial reporting and analysis. Working closely as a team with the Chief Financial Officer and the Management Accountant, you will take responsibility for the collation of financial information and prepare reports to the Council and Committees as well as key external reports.

Ideally you will be have a degree in accounting, be a Chartered Accountant or Associate Chartered Accountant and have at least three years practical work experience. It is important that you have a strong commitment to meeting both external and internal customer needs, advanced computer and excel skills and enjoy being part of a team environment.

This position is based in our Amberley office, 40 minutes north of Christchurch and the entrance to the Waipara wine growing region and our award winning Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa. No parking or traffic hassles, scenic vistas in abundance, competitive remuneration, ongoing professional development, flexible employment conditions and friendly, family oriented staff to share your work life.

Applications Close: 13 Nov 2019