Assistant Accountant - Water

10 month fixed-term, Rangiora 

PGG Wrightson is a leading provider of products and services to the rural sector, with a vision to help grow the country through our knowledge, service and expertise. We require a motivated and customer service focussed Assistant Accountant to support our Water business through providing high quality accounting services in a timely and accurate manner.

As an integral member of the Financial Accounting team, the Assistant Accountant is responsible for providing accounting and commercial support to the wider business unit with a particular focus on assisting the business through a period of process change. This is in addition day to day accounting responsibilities such as preparing daily and monthly financial analysis and reporting, supporting month and year end related processes, and performing other ad hoc duties as required by the Finance Team Leader and Finance Manager.

Skills and experience:

  • An appropriate tertiary degree or working towards a recognised accounting qualification
  • A minimum of two years relevant commercial experience
  • Competence in the use of computer systems and Microsoft Office products (intermediate Excel)
  • Experience with process change in a commercial environment would be an advantage
  • Experience with JD Edwards Enterprise One would be an advantage
  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to build relationships
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and work under pressure

We are committed to growing our employees and we develop leadership and technical expertise at all levels of our company. We provide in house training and offer a number of benefits including a competitive remuneration package and retail buying privileges. If you have the qualifications and experience we are seeking then we want to hear from you.

Apply today:

  • Email your CV and covering letter by Sunday, 23rd July 2017
  • To discuss this opportunity further please contact Alyson Shipley, Finance Team Leader - Water on 027 703 0246

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.


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