Group Financial Accountant- Christchurch



We are lookout for the best talent across NZ to join Southbase.

What life's like at Southbase

At Southbase, you will be surrounded by knowledgeable professionals who support each other and have a laugh along the way, who treat the project as their own, with a determination to deliver and exceed clients’ expectations. We are proud of the culture we have created and look to continue to bring in the very best to be part of our story. We invest in our people with genuine leadership and development opportunities available and competitive salaries available.

What is this role about?

We’re on the lookout for an experienced Group Systems Accountant to join our team based in our Christchurch head office. You will work directly with our Finance Manager and be responsible for the monthly financial reporting for the group entities and partner with non-financial operational people to provide analysis and insights. You may be required to visit our projects across the country and travel to Auckland to provide assistance with management accounting.

Preferred Skills

We're looking for a CA qualified accountant who has strong financial skills and group accounting experience. Ideally you will have experience in either the construction industry and/or manufacturing industry. You are a strong communicator and active listener, self-motivated with a strong drive to achieve deadlines and manage others to that end.

About you

SAP Business One experience – not essential

Workbench experience – not essential

Construction accounting knowledge – useful

Manufacturing accounting experience – useful

Preparation of statutory accounts – not essential

Tax knowledge – FBT / GST / Provisional Tax / PAYE - useful

Budgeting / forecasting experience and management discipline

Have a valid New Zealand drivers licence

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