Financial Accountant (Fixed Assets) - Manaaki Whenua

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: Permanent
Deadline: 17 Aug 2022

Responsible for Fixed Assets this role will focus on the identification, recording valuation, accounting, reporting and timely capitalisation of capital projects, as well as monthly reporting, forecasting and budgeting processes support to the business.

About the opportunity

Supporting and reporting to the Finance Manager, this position is responsible for the financial management of the fixed assets and capital expenditure aspects of our business.  

The Financial Accountant will measure, monitor and report on fixed assets and capital expenditure as well as assist the wider business to develop their understanding of these processes.

The position is permanent, full time, and is based at our Lincoln site.

About you

To be the successful candidate you will

  • be a chartered accountant with experience in fixed assets and capital project accounting
  • have experience in interpreting financial data and adapting for discussion with non-financial staff
  • demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate across multiple levels of the organisation

Why Manaaki Whenua

Our land, our future - this is the essence of why Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research exists. At Manaaki Whenua we undertake research that focuses on preserving New Zealand's rich biodiversity, improving biosecurity, and protecting the health of the land, fresh water and soil resources we need for a prosperous future. We recognise the importance of partnerships, the special role of Māori, and the need to ensure that all New Zealanders have the knowledge, understanding, and tools to truly live in harmony with our precious environment. We are recognised nationally and internationally for the quality of our research and work with a wide range of organisations within New Zealand and globally.

Manaaki Whenua embraces diversity and is committed to an inclusive and respectful workplace where everyone is valued for their unique contribution. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.

What we offer

As an employee of Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research, you will work with passionate and talented people in a caring and family friendly environment; enjoy good staff benefits and the opportunity for personal growth and career development.

How to apply

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Applications close on Wednesday 17 August at 5pm NZT

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