Project Accountant

24 Feb 2021
03 Mar 2021
Amy McCusker
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

Project Accountant role working for a growing modern business!

Your new company
With over 60+ years of expertise in New Zealand, this highly modernised and ever growing Architect Consultancy business is the perfect next career move if you are a motivated finance professional with experience in Project Management. They thrive off teamwork and collaboration, which has created an energetic social office culture over time whereby no two days are ever the same!

Your new role
Reporting to the Finance Business Partner, you will take the lead on numerous projects (up to 10 across Auckland at any one time) by overseeing controls effectiveness, working with project leads, advising on resourcing trends, maintaining cash flows and ensuring technical design reviews are kept updated. Also, the Project Accountant will create project invoices, capture accurate data and play a key role to deliver revenue forecasts. Also, you will frequently review current systems and processes to make improvements where necessary and liaise with every internal department with the ongoing attempt to upskill staff on best practice project management.

What you'll need to succeed
A bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting or similar is essential alongside 3+ years' experience in a finance, project management or project accounting role preferably in a large corporate. You will have a local exposure to accrual accounting methodology and a strong understanding of project financial systems. Softer skills include your positive energy, willingness to work in a team, clear communication and the ability to build and maintain strong working relationships.

What you'll get in return
This commercial firm has been around for a while now and going from strength to strength with no signs of slowing down! If you plan on moving into a more business partnering role, they can offer you with the right career progression opportunities either in NZ or overseas. With above average performance, you may be entitled to a bonus on top of your competitive base salary of up to $90k annually exclusive of Kiwi Saver.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to, or call Amy McCusker at HAYS Senior Finance on +6498841525.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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