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Assistant Accountant, Hospitality & Soft Services NZ

Apply Now angle-right Job no: 555902
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Auckland
Categories: Finance & Administration

Downer has been designing, building and sustaining New Zealand’s infrastructure for over a century and is a leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand.

With over 12,000 employees in New Zealand, we work alongside some of New Zealand’s biggest businesses, councils and government agencies.

Outstanding new opportunity within the H&SS division of the Facilities Services & Utilities (FS&U) division of Downer NZ to be part of a dynamic team going through a positive transition.

Working closely with the Senior Management Accountant and Finance Manager, based in Wiri, Auckland the successful candidate will be the key interface between finance and operations, supporting the business with meaningful reporting and analysis to enable operational managers to manage their contract portfolios. 

This will include partnering with the business to ensure they accurately record their costs and revenue on a monthly basis, collating and reviewing the financial data during the month and at month end with the outcome that all transactions are captured and the Profit and Loss reflects an accurate picture of a sites performance for the month. This role will also be responsible for reviewing and reconciling the balance sheet accounts for the sectors to ensure that best practice and procedures are adhered to.

To be successful, you will understand the key drivers of the business and assist with analysing trends and comparing actual results to budget and forecast, be proactive in identifying problems and making recommendations aimed at optimising our processes.

Ideally you will be familiar with SAP (however not essential), be CA qualified or studying towards it, with three to five years practical financial experience, an advanced Excel user and can demonstrate an understanding of financial control, reporting, budgeting, forecasting and compliance together with succinct and insightful analysis.

If you would like to be part of the journey with us, enjoy building long term relationships, and excel at providing customers with high calibre services please apply online at and search for job number 555902.

Confidential enquiries can be made directly to Lynn Wethey, Senior Recruitment Advisor  or phone 09 251 0132.

The successful applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test & medical. 

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