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Business and Finance Adviser 89 views


Based in Hamilton or Rotorua

The Department of Corrections works to make New Zealand a better, safer place by protecting the public from those who can cause harm and reducing re-offending. Our vision is to reduce re-offending. We believe that turning people away from crime is an investment worth making, not just from an economic point of view, but for the good of New Zealand society.

The Business and Finance Adviser will provide financial and non-financial performance management and business analysis services. You will support the development of and provide financial and non-financial advice to managers in their region financial, financial management, business planning, forecasting and reports. Specifically the functions this position is accountable for includes:

  • Financial Management including forecasting
  • Business planning and business case scoping
  • Business analysis and reporting
  • Project work

We are looking for an energised and engaged professional from a broad range of disciplines who is capable of working both collaboratively and independently.

To be successful in this varied and challenging role you would have demonstrated;

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, including an ability to relate business performance into financial forecasting.
  • An ability to work in a business advisory capacity providing sound accounting and business advice
  • Knowledge and understanding of effective financial management and accounting systems
  • Stakeholder focus

In this role you will be self managing so you must be able to work independently, have drive and high energy levels, manage your workload efficiently, and have high personal standards.

A relevant tertiary qualification is required and professional membership preferred. The position will require some travel throughout the Region therefore a full NZ driving license is required. The successful applicant will be required to undertake a credit check.

Corrections embrace diversity and are committed to an inclusive workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and celebrate the collective talent of all employees.

Please apply online at the Corrections website before the closing date of Sunday 15th October 2017. E-mailed applications will NOT be considered.

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