Senior Accountant

Job Title: Senior Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Wellington
Contact Details: Peter Campbell
Contact Email:
Job Published: 4 days ago

All round Senior Accountant role, our client is looking at bringing the accounting service in-house. Ideally someone with experience in a not for profit organization, with an understanding of the Charities Act (and its upcoming changes).

Must be an all-rounder as the role is very diverse, financial accounting, management accounting and finance business partnering, including reporting.

Key accountabilities and deliverables:

  • Preparing tax returns, including GST, WHT, PAYE and FBT
  • Month end and year end processing, including reconciliations and reporting
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Manage external auditor queries and information requests
  • Up-to-date with the accounting standards and ability to apply them in financial reporting
  • Preparing financial commentaries and any other reporting, as required
  • Prepare annual budget and rolling forecasts
  • Monthly variance analysis and commentaries
  • Prepare and maintain finance procedure notes, policies and guidelines
  • Filing annual returns to the Charities Services
  • Bank signatory
  • Any other duties consistent with the position as may be required from time to time by the Chief Executive

Qualifications, attributes and experience


  • Chartered Accountant (CA) or equivalent qualification with preferably 3-5 years post qualification experience
  • Tax management
  • Advanced levels of computer literacy
  • Experience in using Xero, or similar accounting packages
  • Experience in budgeting, forecasting and reporting
  • Experience in the application of Accounting Standards and the preparation of monthly and annual financial statements
  • Experience managing external statutory reporting and external audit processes

Apply via the link below, or give Pete Campbell a call on (04) 494 7091 for a confidential discussion.

Job Ref: 101307