Business Support Accountant

Permanent - Full Time

Hamilton City Council is building a high performing organisation that is truly connected to its people, strategy and community.

We are looking for a Business Support Accountant responsible for providing quality decision-support information and advice to groups and units. Working within our Finance unit you would support achieving our strategic and operational objectives and contribute to the successful performance of Council.

This role will provide proactive, future-focused, effective decision support advice and services including month end reporting/analysis, budgeting, forecasting, business case reviews, investment appraisals, financial modelling and strategic financial advice.

To be successful in this role you will ideally be a Chartered Accountant who has the ability to develop and sustain constructive partnerships across our groups and units. You will have some experience in project management and have a sound understanding of financial and accounting principles.

The recruiting range for this role starts at $78,800 per annum, and could be negotiated for the right candidate.

Hamilton City Council is committed to being a high-performance organisation with people who think differently, act with integrity, make it happen and work together.

This is your chance to be part of an organisation that is committed to building a stronger economy and a more attractive city for families through the delivery of the Hamilton Plan.

If this role sounds like it’s for you, we would love to hear from you. Make it happen and apply online today!

All candidates will be notified of the outcome on their application via email. Short-listed candidates may be required to complete an interview process, reference checks, pre-employment medical and drug assessments, and Ministry of Justice or Police vetting check.

For further information refer to the position description available on our careers website at

Please note this role is being sourced directly and we are not accepting applications via external recruitment agencies.

Location: Hamilton, New Zealand

Closing Date: Monday, 23 October 2017

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Job no: JGAK756770