principal advisor in Wellington Central

jacob sims, randstad
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Principal Advisor - Strategic Finance

Randstad currently has an exciting opportunity to work with a well-respected public sector organisation as they search for a Principal Advisor to join their team.

This Strategic Finance role will provide the successful candidate the opportunity to build upon their exceptional business-partnering and analytical skills. They will lead the development of strategies, initiatives and processes across the organisation related to strategic finance with a particular focus on managing forecasting, external budgets and appropriations.

This position would be perfectly suited to an experienced Strategic Finance Advisor, with strong relationship building skills who is looking to work in an exciting role with a complex and rewarding organisation.


  • Work closely with senior leadership and other key stakeholders to coordinate and support the development of the Budget package
  • Lead the development and support the organisations financial strategy
  • Deliver comprehensive written reports to senior leaders and Ministers regarding budgets and appropriations
  • Assist in the development of five-year forecasts, baseline updates and fiscal risk reporting
  • Work with Senior Advisors and key stakeholders to support strategic prioritisation and decision making
  • Support the wider strategic finance and budgeting functions through the provision of insight and and advice often in the form of financial models


  • Chartered Accountant (CA) Qualification or equivalent
  • Exceptional analytical skills with the ability to interpret both financial and non-financial data to provide relevant insights
  • Proven experience within public sector finance and an understanding of public sector processes
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

To be considered this exciting opportunity please click the link below!

If you would like to hear more about this role or have any further questions please contact Mark Brewis on 04 494 6464 or email

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.


Management Accountant, Business Partnering, Finance, Advisor, Reporting, Budgeting, Modelling

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Bachelor Degree