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Lead - Finance

Lead - Finance

Lead - Finance

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa

Closing Date : 28 Mar 2018

Full Time, Permanent

Te Awamutu

Ref: 18AHO038

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Te Wānanga o Aotearoa is one of New Zealand's largest tertiary education providers and upholds whānau transformation through education.

We invite applications for the position of Lead – Finance to join an energetic, dynamic organisation to help transform the highly motivated and capable finance team through an exciting change phase. The primary function of the Lead – Finance is the financial management and delivery of core accounting support functions providing high quality, effective and consistent financial services within a robust framework.

Reporting to the Tumutahua (Executive Director of Finance), you will have proven skills and success in managing the integrity of financial reporting across a large and complex organisation in line with professional and legislative standards.

Key responsibilities for the role include:

  • Management of accurate and timely completion of financial and management reporting
  • Maintenance of internal control standards and processes
  • Leadership of the finance team with six direct reports
  • Group budgeting
  • Strategic planning support through the provision of financial modelling
  • External audit with a knowledge of IPSAS

To be successful in this role you will be a qualified Chartered Accountant (NZ) and with 10+ years’ experience, proven leadership experience of a financial team, ideally in a tertiary environment, with the ability to optimise accounting software and processes. A personal commitment to excellence is essential.

If you have an appreciation for Āhuatanga Māori (values, culture and tikanga) and would like to be involved in shifting the finance needle, then please apply.

To apply for this position please register and apply on our Jobs Site

Enquiries to 0800 777 404

Applications close 28 March 2018

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