Title: Finance Systems Analyst
Company Name: Timaru District Council
Job Location: New Zealand, New Zealand, Canterbury, Timaru & South Canterbury, timaru
Employment Status: Full Time
Timaru District is a thriving and innovative community. It is the central hub for the South Island, servicing a large agricultural heartland, with a growing economy that provides the import and export gateway for primary sectors. We boast a Top 10 most loved beach in New Zealand and have access to mountains, rivers and lakes, making Timaru an ideal destination for recreational, sporting and cultural pursuits.
Let's not forget about that 7 minute commute to work!
The Timaru District Council aims to enable democratic local decision-making and action by, and on behalf of communities, to promote the social, economic, environmental, and cultural well-being of its communities in the present and for the future.With around 400 staff, there are a diverse range of roles from front facing community to support and technical specialists.
Timaru District Council has an exciting opportunity for a highly skilled Finance Systems Analyst, with solid leadership in the delivery of extraordinary financial platforms!
At the core of this role is the coordination, optimisation and standardisation of financial models, processes and reports, with a strong focus on getting the best out of our accounting systems.
As the Finance Systems Analyst, you will be able to take a very large quantity of data and analytic results and condense it down into a coherent story with clear, easy to follow conclusions and implications. The role will ensure that our financial models and solutions are aligned with the reforecasting, Annual Plan, Long Term Plan and policy decisions, and are integrated effectively and efficiently across Council. You will implement, maintain and update financial systems while acting as a liaison to the Information Technology Unit.
Ideally, you will hold a relevant tertiary qualification in IT or Accounting and be CA qualified, or equivalent. You will also have financial systems accounting background and exposure to systems implementation and business intelligence. Bonus points if you have well developed project management skills, with project management qualifications such as Prince 2 or PMI.
We are looking for an individual who is motivated, technically experienced and collaborative to join our team on its continuous improvement journey. This is a great opportunity to help shape the Finance function as it moves to the cutting edge of digital transformation.
Up for the challenge? Let us know who you are and what you'll bring to the team.
For further information, including a position description, please email us at [email protected]
All applicants are required to be either a New Zealand Citizen or have a current New Zealand work visa. Applications close 5pm Thursday, 13 May 2021 and can be registered through our careers website www.timaru.govt.nz/jobs
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