Finance Officer (Accounts Payable)

  • Local government opportunity
  • Permanent, full-time role (40 hours per week)
  • Te Awamutu based but hybrid work from home/office on offer (a minimum of 40% worked in the office and 60% can be worked from home)

  • The Waipā District is nestled in the heart of the Waikato, within commuting distance of Hamilton, and within easy reach of Auckland and Tauranga on weekends. Commonly known as the Home of Champions, and encircled by mountains and reserves, Waipā offers high-performance sport (rowing, cycling and kayaking) and opportunities to get out into nature in abundance. Coupled with fantastic local schools and great house prices, Waipā is the ideal place to achieve true work/life balance.

    Our successful Finance Officer candidate will provide a high-quality service to Waipā District Council by providing support for the accounts payable and financial processing functions.

    • Responsibility for full end-to-end Accounts Payable (AP) processing including the accurate checking, identifying and manually processing of exceptions
    • Provision of ongoing support to Suppliers and Staff members for the Electronic Purchase Order (EPO) system, Straight Through Processing (STP) system and other AP processes
    • Provision of training to individual staff members and groups on EPO system, STP system and other AP processes
    • The investigation, identification and promotion of AP best practice and system efficiencies

    Previous experience in this type of role is essential and here at Waipā team fit is just as important as the technical expertise so for a full overview of the job and person requirements, please refer to the accompanying job description.

    We offer a fun and family-friendly, community-focused environment with plenty of opportunities to grow and develop.

    If you think you could be our newest Finance Officer, don't delay - APPLY NOW!

    To apply for this job, please go online to and enter the job code 22638LGBL

    Applications Closing Date: Tuesday 7th February 2023 at 11.55pm

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    Permanent Full Time

    Job no: AYAP353314

    Location: Waipa

    Closing Date: Tuesday, 7 February 2023