Accounting, Finance & Financial Services

Senior Financial Accountant

Job Title: Senior Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Contracting Solutions
REF: 127714
Contact Details: Liam Brodie
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Job Published: about 1 month ago
6 Month Fixed Term Contract
Large organisation
Challenging role

About the company:
My client is a large central Auckland based organisation who pride themselves on attracting the best talent and offering a challenging but fun working environment.

About the role:
In this role you will support the Reporting Team to prepare end of year financial accounts. You will ensure group policies are up to date, that they meet the requirements of accounting standards and legislation, that they are understood by stakeholders and the team, and that they are adhered to in the financial reporting. You will ensure the reporting team collects, processes, records, reconciles, complex financial information and you will oversee the preparation of high quality, accurate and timely statutory financial reporting.

  • Support the preparation of accurate, transparent statutory reporting on time.
  • Mentoring and supporting a high-functioning team. 
  • Be a subject matter expert to the business on complex accounting areas such as provisions.
  • Support the preparation of accounting papers to support accounting positions.
  • Develop and maintain accounting policies, processes, and procedures.
  • Respond to audit queries on more complex accounting areas.
  • Critically evaluate the accounting for non-standard transactions and challenge where necessary.
Skills & Experience:
  • Experience responding to audit queries on more complex accounting areas.
  • Strong knowledge of financial reporting standards, relevant legislation and generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel and Word skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • CA qualification or equivalent.
  • Big 4 experience preferred.
If you are looking for a challenging Senior Financial Accountant position and the opportunity to work for a large and stable organisation, we encourage you to apply with your CV via SEEK.

It is essential that you are based in New Zealand and have the legal right to work in New Zealand to be considered for this role.
Job ref: 127714