Accounts Administrator

Updated: 5 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 01 Oct 2023

  • Permanent full time (40 hours per week)
  • Windermere Campus, Tauranga
  • Supportive team environment

Whakairohia he toki, tāraia te anamata | Learning with purpose, creating our futures

At Te Pūkenga our 10,000 kaimahi (staff) are dedicated to delivering vocational education and training to nearly 300,000 ākonga (learners). We are committed to creating a future for Aotearoa New Zealand through learning with purpose which places ākonga at the centre, ensures equity for Māori and increases learning access for all.  You too could be part of shaping the direction of tomorrow through learning.  

  • Are you a team player? 
  • Do you enjoy figures and have an eye for detail? 

Here is your chance to join a hard-working and tight team. Full training will be given as you progress to your ideal role in a finance environment. 

Kaupapa | Purpose

The purpose of this role is to provide accurate and timely accounting, reporting and support to the Finance team. This includes:

  • Ensuring accuracy of accounting inputs
  • Efficiency of processing
  • Validation of outputs

Ngā Mahi | The Work

This role will be responsible for:

  • Processing of inwards receipts
  • Managing student refunds
  • Working with the Accountant’s team on financial input to our financial system
  • Customer service, working with ākonga and kaimahi
  • Assisting with reconciliations, journal entries and scholarships

Pūkenga | Skill

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A tertiary qualification of at least diploma level in Accountancy
  • Good working knowledge of GST
  • Minimum of three years' experience in an accounts or administrator role
  • Proficient keyboarding skills
  • Strengths with numeracy, accuracy and attention to detail
  • Professional standard of written and oral communication for business purpose

Our Whānau | Our Family

Te Pūkenga people love working here because we are a diverse and dynamic team who are committed to our purpose of learners and their whānau at the centre of all that we do. Some of our people have joined us from our network of subsidiary organisations, others are new to the vocational education sector. Though we are united in and humbled by the opportunity we have; to create a system with a relentless focus on equity and honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

We value diversity of thought, skills, experience and backgrounds and we welcome all applications.  

Ō tātou huanga | Our Benefits

For this role at Toi Ohomai-Te Pūkenga we offer a wide range of benefits such as: 

  • Professional learning and development opportunities 
  • Opportunity to enroll in study for self and immediate whānau
  • Be part of the team shaping the future of vocational education for Aotearoa

Tono ināianei |  

If this exciting and rewarding opportunity sounds like your next career move, we encourage you to apply prior to 01 October 2023. To apply please submit your CV and Cover Letter alongside your online application. 

All applicants must have a current legal right to work in Aotearoa | New Zealand

As a responsible employer and education provider, Te Pūkenga - Toi Ohomai is committed to the protection of children and vulnerable persons and applies relevant policy and practice to meet this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to undergo relevant vetting and employment checks.

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