management accountant in Ellerslie

toby hone, randstad
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NZ$ 50 per year

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ellerslie, auckland
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NZ$ 50 per year
5 years
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job description

The role of Management Accountant is to provide trusted, insightful and comprehensive financial advice and support to front line leaders. This includes the provision of analysis and advice to inform business decisions and enable budget managers to meet their financial accountabilities.

The successful candidate will play a key role in lifting financial capability of leaders;
• Ensure the provision of timely, accurate and relevant information, analysis and business support to assist financial and operational decision-making and management;
• Support the delivery of accurate and effective financial budgeting and forecasting;
• Contribute to the enhancement of business performance across the organisation;
• Influence long-term outcomes for business areas including financial sustainability; and
• Act as a catalyst in driving initiatives critical to delivering the Funding and Performance change programme.

Key Duties include:

Financial advice
- Consult, challenge and guide thinking to achieve sound decision making that maximises the benefit from financial resources.
- Provide advice to budget manager of financial risks and/or opportunities.
- Provide spend analysis (historical trends, comparisons, ratios, etc.).
- Provide first line cost modelling and/or financial impact assessments to support business proposals, business cases, etc.

- Contribute to the development of initiatives and improvements to current finance practices, policies and procedures.
- Lead and monitor the implementation of accounting policies, systems and procedures.
- Provide advice and assistance with finance system changes.

Month-end procedures

- Process accruals, other journals, reconciliations, GL account completeness/ reasonableness review, and communications to managers and administrators.
- Load volume data.
- Review appropriateness of spend.
- Prepare forecasts in accordance with agreed methodology.
- Action budget and forecast allocations, transfers and adjustments as directed.
- Prepare timely and accurate month-end and ad hoc reporting to budget managers.

Relationship management and communication

- Ensure communications are timely, easily understood and meet the needs of the audience.
- Demonstrate commitment, urgency, being visibly open, clear and positive.
- Manage the customer relationship successfully and apply learnings to service design and delivery.
- Understand budget manager’s needs and develop and fine-tune service and support accordingly.
- Maintain up-to-date knowledge of business areas.
- Build, develop, and grow business relationships vital to the success of the organisation that facilitate the growth of effective working relationships between Funding and Performance and other business groups.
- Work collaboratively across Funding and Performance to ensure alignment of work programmes.

- A tertiary qualification (at least equivalent to Bachelors) in finance or a relevant discipline and preferably Chartered Accountant status with CAANZ or a similar professional body.

Other requirements
- Willingness to travel within New Zealand to fulfil the requirements of the role.
- The ability to manage sensitive and confidential information in an appropriate manner.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


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educational requirements

Bachelor Degree