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Our client, a leading business within insurance and financial services, is seeking an Accountant to join their growing finance team, to look after a number of the smaller businesses within their wider group. Our client is an international, leading, yet locally owned and run financial services group, based in New Zealand. Currently in a period of growth and with an expanding presence in overseas markets, they manage a diverse portfolio of business within the finance and insurance sectors. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to progress with a growing business who can provide CA support and help develop your career.

What you'll do:

You will be responsible for providing end to end accounting support for a select group of companies within the wider business, partnering with business leaders across NZ and overseas markets. You’ll be responsible for general bookkeeping, preparing financial reports, performing account reconciliations, maintaining the general ledger, preparing tax returns, assisting with audit preparations, and performing other accounting duties as assigned. The role will involve developing and implementing solid accounting and operating systems and ensuring compliance with internal controls. You’ll partner closely with business leaders across various countries to;

  • General bookkeeping and reconciliations
  • Preparing of management and financial accounts for each of the entities
  • Financial analysis to support business planning
  • Financial analysis of existing and potential projects and initiatives
  • Annual budgeting and financial forecasting for each of the smaller businesses
  • Support in developing reliable cash flow projection processes
  • Submitting tax returns and ensure compliance with relevant tax regulations
  • Support with the development and improvement of accounting and operational systems
  • Ensure compliance with legislative requirements and internal controls, filing financial returns and reports

What you bring:

We are looking for a dedicated, passionate Accounting professional, part of fully qualified, with strong people skills and the ability to partner with business managers. Experience looking after a portfolio of businesses or in public practice could be beneficial, but not required.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Ideally part or fully CA / CPA qualified
  • 3 years + experience in an accounting role
  • Experience with preparing financial statements up to draft accounts stage
  • Experience within financial services or insurance advantageous, but not necessary
  • Strong knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures
  • Strong Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
  • Strong attention to detail and good analytical skills

How to apply? If this sounds like it might be a great opportunity for you, please don't hesitate to get in touch via the information provided below, or apply directly (no cover-letter required)

Consultant - Alex Pedrick - alex.pedrick@robertwalters.co.nz

Candidate Manager - Georgia Waters - georgia.waters@robertwalters.co.nz

Robert Walters endeavors to review all applications in a maximum of five working days. If you have not received correspondence within this timeframe, please do not hesitate contact Alex Pedrick on 09 374 7300.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Accounting & Finance

Focus: Financial Accounting & Group Accounting

Industry: Accountancy

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Associate

Location: Auckland

Job Reference: 1986150/001

Date posted: 4 July 2024

Consultant: Alex Pedrick

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