Financial Systems Accountant

At the Department of Internal Affairs, our purpose is to serve and connect people, communities and government to build a safe, prosperous and respected nation. In other words, it’s all about helping to make New Zealand a better place for people who live here.

It’s a really exciting time to join the team at Department of Internal Affairs – due to a business change, it means there are a number of positions in the finance space. The team are all about providing flexibility where they can, it’s important we get the right people. Feel free to tell us about what flexibility you require – and we will see what we can do!

Financial Systems Accountant – Permanent

Reporting to the ‘Manager Financial Systems’ the Systems Accountant contributes to the effective financial management and capability at DIA by managing FMIS through the day-to-day operational relationship within Finance, across the user community and external support vendors.

You will be responsible for:

  • Provide FMIS functionality to meet business requirements by identifying and leading financial system improvements that support enhanced financial service delivery
  • Providing specialist advice, consultancy and knowledge of finance applications and interfaces within the business environment to the Finance Group and wider Department
  • Engage with and manage relationship with FMIS support provider(s)
  • Participate as key subject matter expert and consultant on system changes and on business related projects that involve interface with FMIS
  • Manage provision of daily setup and user support activities across various systems
  • Develop, implement, and manage a strategy and plans for the future management of front-end finance systems and applications

We need someone who has:

  • Relevant financial accounting systems experience – At least one of Oracle, planning & performance systems, and BI tools
  • Detailed working knowledge of finance within Government and the financial life cycle covering BAU and projects
  • Financial and Management Accounting Problem analysis and the ability to identify and develop solutions
  • Ideally Oracle competence at Super-User level or higher
  • Visual Basic and/or SQL or similar
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills

This new and exciting role provides full training, career development and progression opportunities, flexible working arrangements considered.

Madison is recruiting these positions on behalf of Department of Internal Affairs, if you would like to have a chat to one of the team, please call Mat Domney on 04 499 8055.