South Waikato District Council services and supports an area of great natural beauty and economic prosperity. The region is culturally diverse and underpinned by local industries that include dairy farming, engineering and forestry. The Council is currently seeking an experienced Management Accountant to fill a permanent and full-time vacancy (40 hours per week).
Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the successful candidate will provide support to budget managers throughout the organisation. This includes assisting with establishing budgets for Annual and Long Term Planning processes, and overall preparation of forecasts, financial analysis and financial modelling as required.
- Have a relevant tertiary qualification and at least five years experience working as an Accountant
- Have previous experience in providing budgeting advice to managers and the ability to produce accurate and timely financial information
- Have advanced Excel and analytical skills
- Have effective communications skills and the ability to engage with staff at all levels of the organisation
This is an exciting opportunity that will suit someone who is looking for the next step in their career, who wish to join an organisation that truly supports its staff.