Principal Financial Accountant

Job Title: Principal Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Wellington
Contact Details: Michael Chhim
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 days ago
  • $130-$135k base
  • Knowledge and application of the Public Finance Act
  • Mentoring and coaching junior staff

My Client and the role:

Beyond Recruitment is assisting a high-profile Ministry in recruiting for a Principal Financial Accountant.   You will be r eporting to the Manager of external reporting and mentoring junior staff.   You will be the point of contact responsible for providing expert financial accounting advice.

The Principal Financial Accountant is responsibility for delivering the following:

  • Baseline Update
  • Annual report and Estimates production
  • Relationship managment across the ministry, Treasury and Audit NZ

Ideal candidate will have:

  • Chartered Accountant with at least five years of post-qualification experience with strong technical accounting knowledge
  • Experience in reporting to external stakeholders particularly Audit
  • Strong communication, problem solving, analytical and influencing skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with customers and stakeholders (internal and external)
  • Proven experience in financial reporting in compliance with accounting standards and regulations
  • Wide ranging knowledge and application of the Public Finance Act

If you are interested in this opportunity please click the APPLY NOW button. All applications will be acknowledged electronically.

For further information contact Michael Chhim or Peter Campbell on (04) 473 2116 quoting job number 109502

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