Accounts Team Leader

Job Title: Accounts Team Leader
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Wellington
REF: WG43947
Contact Details: Sharlene Yule
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago
- Management of Accounts Payable function
- Six direct reports split between two teams
- Worldwide not for profit organisation that make a difference daily in people's lives
- Opportunity to mentor, coach and add value
- $65K to $70K salary depending on experience
- January 2017 start

An excellent opportunity to utilise your proven expertise as a Team Leader and join an organisation that prides itself on its contribution to New Zealanders. This not for profit organisation provides a range of community based services. They are seeking an Accounts Team Leader to join their finance team who will be responsible for the management of the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions. The role has a mix of operational, supervisory and customer service tasks and gives you the chance to combine your strong people skills to develop the teams further.

Key responsibilities include:

- Provide leadership and mentoring to Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable teams, supervising and managing day to day duties
- Monitor performance goals to ensure obligations and service level agreements are met
- Supervise accounts processing activities ensuring accuracy and efficiency
- Responding to queries ensuring appropriate action is taken
- Regular reporting
- Identifying process improvement and recommending changes
- Liaising with key stakeholders including internal staff, suppliers and customers
- Training and development of team members

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following competencies and attributes:

- Proven experience in financial administration and an understanding of accounts payable and receivable
- Proven skills and experience in a Team Leader or supervisory role
- Knowledge of Technology One accounting package or a similar accounting system
- Strong computer skills using the Microsoft suite particularly with Excel and MS Word
- High level of accuracy and attention to detail
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Organised and flexible approach in managing tasks, deadlines and workloads
- A professional and positive "can do" attitude and the ability to muck in and get the job done

This is a rewarding role that will give you the opportunity to add value and make a difference. A hands-on approach with the ability to take a more strategic view will enhance the team performance. If you are someone who is solutions orientated and has a strong relationship management focus along with a natural ability to motivate others, I want to hear from you! Please apply now by submitting your resume and cover letter or call Sharlene Yule at Beyond Recruitment on 04 494 7094 quoting reference WG43947 for more information.