12 Oct 2019

Casual Senior Financial Accountant

The University of Auckland – Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau – Posted by University of AucklandAnywhere

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Auckland University

Job Description

We are currently seeking an experienced Senior Financial Accountant on a contract basis to provide timely and accurate financial accounting, tax and reporting support to the University’s group finance community.

You will play a key role in the development, maintenance and communication of finance policies, procedures, audit and compliance while leading the coordination of the Group monthly, annual financial, board reporting, funder reports and any other statutory reporting requirements.


  • A bachelors degree with a major in accounting, finance or equivalent
  • Current CA/CPA membership with a professional institute (or equivalent)
  • At least 5 years post CA/CPA qualification in a similar or relevant role
  • Experience with advanced Financial and Accounting ERP software systems
  • Consolidations, year end and audit experience essential
  • Knowledge of value financials would be highly desirable
  • Strong ability to deliver and meet timelines
  • Ability to deal with change and ambiguity
  • Stakeholder and customer management skills

A knowledge of PeopleSoft Finance, Hyperion would be desirable.

If you hold the experience requested above and want to work for one of Auckland’s largest employers please submit your CV online for consideration.

Additional Information

To be considered for contract positions at the University of Auckland, candidates must be eligible to work in New Zealand or hold a valid New Zealand work visa.

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment.  For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTQITakatāpui+, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz

How to Apply

In order to apply you will first need to register with the University by completing an online user profile via their website.

APPLY NOW by clicking HERE to register with the University's website. Please combine your cover letter and CV as one document when submitting your application.

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If you are experiencing difficulty in any aspect of the application process or if you do not receive a confirmation email that you have applied for a role, please contact recruitment@auckland.ac.nz or Phone 09 923 1115.

Applications close: 31 October 2019

Job Categories: Accounting / Finance. Job Types: Casual and Full-Time.

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