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Project Accountant

Are you a CA qualified Accountant looking to take on a challenging, project focused role? Do you like the thought of your work contributing to the good of your community, as well as others across New Zealand?

If you have answered yes to the above, then the Finance team at the Otago Regional Council (ORC) would like to hear from you!

We have on offer a fixed term Project Accountant role, best suited to someone who has project accounting experience so that they can hit the ground running in our team. The role will be looking after the financial aspects of the Regional Integrated Ticketing System (RITS) project, which has a dedicated project team to roll out the new ticketing system on the bus services of not only the ORC, but also 8 other Regional Councils across the Country.

ORC is the lead Council in this project, so this role requires someone with excellent relationship building skills, the nous to work alongside a multi-disciplinary project team, and accurate and robust financial management skills. The role is of a fixed term nature to support the implementation of the project, and will require candidates with skills in the following key areas:

  • Financial policy and procedure preparation
  • Strong financial reporting capabilities
  • Skilled in the provision of training to internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience in partaking in projects with a wide (preferably geographically dispersed) stakeholder base
  • Bank settlement and clearing
  • Project system testing
  • Undertaking reconciliations and preparing for audit

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How to apply

The fixed term role is available to commence immediately and will be required for a period of up to 6 months. 

Please complete the online application form for the position that you are applying for, attach your cover letter and CV detailing your relevant qualifications and experience and submit. For further information, please contact Nicole Ross, HR Advisor – 027 277 4184.

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Please note:  If you are having problems submitting your details through the online form, please email human.resources@orc.govt.nz.

Applications close on 22 May 2018.

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