Senior Finance Administrator

We are looking for a Senior Finance Administrator with a positive attitude, an enthusiastic team player who is willing to work collaboratively to achieve team goals and deadlines.
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Position: Senior Finance Administrator
Opens: 11 April 2022
Closes: 29 April 2022
  • Based at the heart of Maungawhau, Mt Eden
  • Supportive workplace culture
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Summer hours (half day Fridays during daylight savings!)
  • Vibrant and modern office space
  • Competitive salary

The Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand (MHF) is a dynamic charity that works towards creating a society free from discrimination, where all people enjoy positive mental health & wellbeing.

The MHF lives and breathes the organisational values of:

  • Ōritetanga - fairness and equity 
  • Tika, Pono, Aroha - respect, truthfulness, compassion 
  • Whānaungatanga - trusted relationships, whānau-centred 
  • Te Pae Tawhiti - innovation 
  • Toitū – sustainability.

We have a new, exciting opportunity for a Senior Finance Administrator to join our driven and friendly Finance & Admin team.

We are looking for a Senior Finance Administrator with a positive attitude, an enthusiastic team player who is willing to work collaboratively to achieve team goals and deadlines.

This role will work closely with the Finance & Administration Manager supporting them with a range of end of month, reporting, payroll, budget and accounts duties.

Such as:

  • End of month finance procedures
  • Fortnightly payroll
  • Reconciliations (GST, FBT, PAYE etc)
  • Monthly and annual accounts regular reporting
  • Preparing budget templates

Ensuring that the appropriate finance systems are in place, you will monitor and manage them to ensure effective and efficient performance. This role would suit someone who embraces continuous improvement.

You’ll work collaboratively across our teams and maintain excellent working relationships with internal stakeholders, such as project leads and budget holders to proactively prompt deadlines and identify any issues to troubleshoot.

You will have:

  • A background of working in a Finance department is essential, preferably with extensive experience of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable functions and administrative duties
  • Proven understanding of accounting concepts and experience with accounting software e.g.  Attaché, MYOB Advanced
  • The ability to perform data input activities quickly and accurately
  • You will need to be systems and IT savvy with the ability to pick up new systems and improve existing ones.
  • Professional standards of written and verbal communication
  • Working knowledge and capability with information and communication technology
  • Alignment with the vision and values of MHF
  • Understanding of the Te Tiriti o Waitangi  
  • Willingness to grow and extend knowledge of Te Ao Māori and Te Reo Māori 

If that sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.

What we offer

  • A vibrant, open-plan office based in the heart of Mt Eden
  • A positive, engaging, supportive, friendly and collaborative team culture
  • Flexible working arrangements, including summer hours (half-day Fridays during daylight savings)!
  • Professional and personal development opportunities.

This is a new role and sits within the Mental Health Foundation’s Finance & Admin team and reports to the Finance & Administration Manager.

The salary range for this role is $57,000 - $67,000.

We value the expertise of people with experience of mental distress or illness - or tāngata mātau-ā-wheako - and are an EEO employer. 

The Mental Health Foundation actively promotes the articles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi. 

This role is based in Auckland.

If you would like to apply for this role, please complete this application and there you will find a copy of the job description.

Applicants for this role must have NZ Residency or a valid Work Visa.

The Mental Health Foundation have a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy and mandate which applies to all roles. If you are successful in your job application to work at The Mental Health Foundation, you are required to comply with the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 before your commencement date. This means you will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as part of the recruitment process.

The closing date for applications is Friday, 29th April at 5pm.

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