Accounts Officer

The Opportunity

As an Accounts Officer at the Otago Regional Council, your main components of this role will be to process and maintain the rates database, deal with ratepayer queries, complete daily bank reconciliations, process direct debit and email applications to ensure our information is robust and accurate.

About You

To be successful in this role you will be skilled at working with complex databases and systems, have advanced excel abilities, excellent attention to detail, provide great customer service, be a team player ready to jump in and take on activities that will assist in the effectiveness of the Finance function.

We are looking for candidates who can demonstrate confidence in crunching numbers, as well as adding value to the culture of our team. You’ll be a positive, ‘can-do’ colleague, with skills to hone and the attitude to match.

So, why ORC? Well, we think Otago is an amazing place – to live in, work in and to visit. At the Otago Regional Council we’re proud to be working each day, together with our communities, to keep it that way for our future.

If you share this passion and can align your skills and experience to what we’ve outlined above, we would love to hear from you!

Position Description

How to Apply

Please note, NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa is essential for this role.

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 email

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Please note:  If you are having problems submitting your details through the online form, please email

Applications close: Sunday 28th April 2019.

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