Management Accountant

MainPower New Zealand Limited owns and operates the electricity distribution network across North Canterbury.

Rangiora, North Canterbury

Reporting to the Finance Manager and working closely with the finance team and key managers across the business, we have a great opportunity for a Management Accountant to join our team.

We are focussed on attracting someone who is energetic and adaptable, and who enjoys working in a hands-on role supporting a wide range of finance functions across the business, including monthly reporting, budget development and control, forecasting analysis, financial modelling, and maintenance of fixed asset schedules to name a few. 

You will be great at helping non-finance colleagues understand finance principles and procedures that help improve the performance of the organisation. You will also be approachable, a strong communicator, comfortable working in an operational environment with a varied workforce and have a great sense of humour with the drive and ability to make a difference.

To successfully deliver these tasks you will be structured and organised, have strong analytical skills with exceptional attention to detail, and an ability to remain customer focussed.

Qualifications and experience key to the role:

  • Be a Chartered Accountant or hold a similar professional qualification.
  • 3-4 years’ intermediate management or financial accounting experience.
  • Experience with budgeting and forecasting.
  • Strong excel skills and ERP system experience.
  • A professional and results orientated approach with good business and customer focus.
  • An ability to take initiative combined with sound judgement.

We are committed to attracting the very best people and can offer the ideal candidate a constructive workplace culture, future training and development and attractive employment benefits, including health insurance, and a nine-day fortnight work option.

To apply for this position, you must have New Zealand residency or a valid New Zealand work visa.  Employment with MainPower is subject to pre-employment and ongoing drug and alcohol testing. 

For more information and a full position description please visit:

To make confidential inquiries, please contact Kylie McMenamin on 027 303 1254 or to apply for this role please send your CV with a covering letter to:  Kate Williamson, People &Culture Co-ordinator, MainPower, PO Box 346, Rangiora 7440 or email to

Applications close on Tuesday 23 February 2021.


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