Finance Officer

Southland - Invercargill

Do you have an eye for detail and customer focus?

The finance department is an integral part of Southland District Council.  Innovation and accuracy are the cornerstones of this team.  We have an opportunity for a Finance Officer to join our team of professionals who are responsible for ensuring that all of the finance transactional functions for our organisation are delivered seamlessly and efficiently.

Dealing with a diverse range of people within and outside Council is a key component of this role, and therefore great customer service skills and a positive attitude are essential.   

This position will also cover a wide range of activities including rates, debtors, creditors and credit control.  This is not a role for the faint hearted. However if you enjoy a challenge, have a continuous learning focus and a “can do“ attitude, then you may be just the person we are looking for.   

 In exchange we can offer you:

A commitment to your continued professional development, market based remuneration and the opportunity to work with a highly professional and enthusiastic team.  For those studying towards a formal accounting qualification  Council is supportive of continued education and also an approved Institute of Chartered Accountants’ of New Zealand training employer with a number of mentors, all of whom have a wealth of knowledge to share.

If this role “adds up” for you, then don’t delay - visit for an application and a position description.  Applications for the role close at 5 pm on the 13 December 2019.