Systems Project Accountant

Permanent - Full Time

Job Description:

A bit about the company? Our client is a key market player in NZ's North Island in terms of civil infrastructure. The business has gone through significant growth, and due to a recent restructure in their Finance team, they are now looking at bringing in a strong systems project accountant to cover an internal secondment within the senior team. The role? This is a newly created project role for a great client of ours who are going through a period of real positive transformation in their finance team. With several operation divisions, they have recently moved into purpose-built new corporate offices and are growing impressively with several key long-term contracts in place. There is a strong focus on developing business partners in the finance team and keeping things moving while processes are put through scrutiny in order to make better and more efficient! The technical focus being in the following areas

Analysing and providing financial information to this business unit by continuously improving the integrity of the system

Actively contributing to a large complex system implementation - experience with this kind of project work is vital

Closely supporting the Project Managers at all stages of projects to help them with job costing and claims

Partnering with operations management on updating and interpreting forecast revenue

Preparation of financial reports and associated commentary

Creating and maintain the annual budget

Providing overall support to the business units in all areas of accounting and finance support

Contribute to the leadership team and wider culture - staff management experience ideal Due to the multitude of process improvements happening in this business and the project nature of the work, we are recruiting this role as an 18month Fixed Term, however, at the rate they are growing the likelihood of a high-performing person going permanent is quite possible. Do you have what it takes? You will be a strong project accountant and a people person who is able to lead/motivate the team and manage performance, combined with a proven track record in delivering process and systems optimization in a large complex business.To be successful in this role you will need to be a Qualified Accountant and have a sound commercial brain coupled with highly effective interpersonal skills – both in writing and face to face. The role will be based out of a prime location in Mt Wellington in new corporate offices – great offices and more importantly a business that is actively growing and evolving in this challenging business environment! Please apply through the link, or if you are already registered with Consult, get in touch with Jonelle at or call the office. Thanks!

18month fixed term, full time role

Based in Mt Wellington, budget up to $110-130k

Heavy systems and project experience required, as well as strong soft skills

Posted on: 

12 May 2021