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Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Timaru
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.

Downer is New Zealand's leading provider of infrastructure services to public and private sectors. We are growing our business through delivering consistent service, excellence and results and through developing inspirational leadership with our people and customers.

We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Contract & Financial Administrator to join our close knit friendly team based in Timaru.

What's on offer: 

  • A busy and varied role
  • Full training and support provided
  • Fun, friendly and supportive team

About the role:
As our Contract & Financial Administrator you will play a vital role supporting the Operations Manager on the South Canterbury Network Outcomes Contract.

The role offers responsibility and autonomy so you must be highly organised with plenty of initiative. This will be a busy and varied role and you will be tasked with ensuring both contract and financial administration functions are carried out to a consistently high level of service, provide quality administration and contract support services to team members.

Other duties include:

  • Processing of Purchase Orders, Invoices and Payments
  • Assisting in administrating the delivery of contract services to our Client
  • Updating of jobs and processing of claims
  • Provide administration and contract support services
  • Implement organisation and improvement of data filing and data capture systems
  • Assisting in the production of financial /KPI/monthly reports
  • Job management and data entry into RAMM and RAMM Contractor
  • Other general office administration as required

You’ll also ensure that administration functions are carried out to a high standard, and continuously improvement in our systems and processes.

About you:
Your pleasant and friendly demeanour, highly organised approach and excellent data entry skills will ensure you are successful in this role. Your positive, can-do attitude and ability to learn new tasks will see you thrive.

We are looking for candidates with the following skills & experience:

  • People focused with great communication and relationship building skills
  • Experience with administration support
  • The ability to show initiative and be innovative in your work approach is essential as is common sense and a sense of humour
  • Exceptional problem solving skills and common sense.
  • Excellent data entry skills with high levels of attention to detail
  • Proficient and experienced in using Microsoft, especially Excel
  • JD Edwards and RAMM experience would be an advantage
  • High level of professional personal presentation

If this sounds like the opportunity you've been looking for, then don't delay, we'd love to hear from you today!  Visit  and search using job number 557272

All successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test and medical.

Due to the fast-paced nature of Downer, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, so don't delay and make sure you apply as soon as possible.

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