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Accountant Finance & Systems

Job Type: Permanent Full Time

Department: Corporate Registry

Vacancy Reference Number: 17CR77

Location: Whakatāne

Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi is a vibrant and exciting tertiary education institution which offers a range of programmes from certificates to doctorates across a range of disciplines.

This role provides an opportunity to administer the financial accounting system (Great Plains) and processes, manage accounts payable, purchase orders, general ledger, accounts receivables, and to ensure compliance with financial statutory returns. This will be a challenging and rewarding role for someone with at least three years financial management experience who also has:

  • A relevant accounting qualification at diploma level and working towards full or provisional membership of the Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand, or an international equivalent.
  • Experience using computerised accounting systems.
  • Financial management systems administration experience.
  • Project management experience.
  • Intermediate level skills using Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and Power Point applications.

The ability to korero te reo Māori to at least an intermediate level or willingness to improve Te Reo Māori skills beyond basic, and a sound knowledge of Tikanga Māori are also desirable.

For more information about Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi see our website For a job description and to apply for this vacancy go to our job vacancies link


Closing Date: 21 November 2017