Senior Finance Business Partner

Date: 23-Sep-2022

Location: Auckland Wide, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


He angitūtanga: The opportunity

We are seeking an experienced and qualified accountant to join the team as a Senior Finance Business Partner. The team is part of Financial & Business Performance under the Chief Finance Office, reporting to the Finance & Performance Manger for Customer & Community Services Division.
This role is a key role supporting General Managers and their lead teams across a portfolio of the business with financial reporting, financial systems, analysis and advice.

He kōrero mōu: About you

To be considered for this role, you must be a qualified accountant and demonstrate strong experience with business partnering expertise and working in a complex and diverse environment. You will be proactive and be able to demonstrate leadership experience.
To be a success in the role, you will have:

  • Impeccable communication skills including the ability to influence and build strong relationships with your stakeholders. 
  • Previous experience preparing month-end financial results, forecasts and preparation of annual budgets
  • Project management experience is desirable


Our ideal candidate would have:

  • Local government experience
  • Be a proficient user of SAP and MS Excel

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

So what’s in it for you? You’ll be immersed in a small and diligent team. You’ll be exposed to all facets of management accounting and build your network across council. This opportunity will allow you to actively participate in the development of yourself and team to enhance your capability and influence.  

Working 40 hours per week Monday to Friday you will have some flexibility with how you deliver your key accountabilities.
If you think you are a motivated go getter with the requisite experience and skills to join this team, we encourage you to view a copy of the position description.


Tono Mai: Apply Now!


You can find the position description here:
Applications close: Friday 7th of October 2022

Our employer Kiwisaver contribution is additional to base salary offered. We also offer loads of other employee benefits:


Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process


Auckland Council strongly encourages our employees to be fully vaccinated.