Financial Accountant


At Rotorua Lakes Council we believe in doing things differently.  Our organisation is all about innovation and creative solutions, working with the community to create a new way forward and progress our district's shared vision and goals.

We are looking for an experienced and CA qualified professional to support the Financial Services Manager and the wider Finance & Business Performance team. This role will involve completing monthly reporting, Annual Report and Audit files.  You will be responsible for maintaining a high level of accuracy across all financial transactions including statutory returns are completely accurately and to deadline, completing of annual financial statements, and notes to the accounts, complete audit files and liaise with the external auditors during our year-end audit, preparation of CCO Month-end and financial statements.

To be successful in this role you will need to ensure a high level of accuracy and timeliness is achieved across all financial transactions by preparing financial reconciliations and overseeing balance sheet reconciliations prepared by other Finance staff on a monthly basis.  In addition, you will ensure that Council maintains best practice in financial management and reporting through continuous review of and updating financial policies, systems and procedures.

Te Kaunihera o nga Roto o Rotorua (Rotorua Lakes Council) is committed to working in partnership with Te Arawa, our local iwi.  We aspire to being a bicultural organisation and we value staff who speak te reo Maori, have an appreciation of Maori values, and a working knowledge of tikanga Maori.

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Permanent Full Time

Job no: JJAI046780

Location: Rotorua

Closing Date: Monday, 26 October 2020