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Who are we?
New Zealand School Trustees Association (NZSTA) is a not for profit and membership-based national organisation representing the interests of its member boards.
NZSTA is the most influential leader of effective school governance in Aotearoa, embodying the intent of Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Its vision is to lead and strengthen school governance in New Zealand to ensure that all schools are effectively governed so that every student realises their highest possible educational potential.
Details about the role
The Lead Accountant will be responsible for providing timely, accurate and relevant financial information and related advice and guidance to the key internal and external stakeholders of the New Zealand School Trustees Association (NZSTA).
The Lead Accountant is responsible for maintaining the accounting systems and processes, preparing monthly financial reports, controlling the master data of the general ledger, and ensuring compliance and filing of returns for NZSTA and managing monthly finance reporting for the Senior Leadership Team. You will also play a key role in ensuring the integrity of data within the financial system, forecasting and all banking responsibilities.
This is a permanent full-time position (40 hours per week), based in our national office on Lambton Quay, Wellington. Flexible working arrangements are also a consideration for the role.
High – Expectations | High – Trust | High – Transparency | High – Accountability
If you're excited by the opportunity to join a team who are passionate about strengthening school governance in Aotearoa, then don't delay in applying.
Please submit a tailored CV and a cover letter outlining your motivation for your application, highlighting relevant skills and experience. Alignment to our organisational values is critical to our success – ensure you provide examples which can reflect and demonstrate this.
Send your CV and cover letter, either through SEEK or directly to us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information about the role, please contact Rick Smith, Director Shared Services on Ph 027 249 7494 for a confidential discussion.
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We will be processing applications as they come in. Don’t delay - make sure you apply as soon as possible! Applications close Monday 6 June 2022. Immediate start available.
P: 021 190 7273