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29 Jul 2022

Full-Time Accountant

ESP  Auckland City, Auckland $70,000-$80,000

Job Description

Job Description

Passionate about numbers and the environment?  If you are looking for the challenge of a small but leading edge SaaS and Consultancy provider and the ability to make a difference then we have the role for you. 

A little about us…

ESP is making a difference in the world. We help business and government build a sustainable future through energy efficiency and carbon reduction.

We have worked hard on our goal to be no 1 in our market and recognised as New Zealand’s leading carbon reduction company; winning awards with EECA (Energy Efficiency & Conservation Authority), NZME, the Sustainable Business Network award and FMANZ most recently as Supplier of the year for 2021.

ESP’s unique strength is our Software as a Service Platforms and ability to manage big data. We help provide business with the data to measure, reduce and report their carbon emissions. Our talented team of consultants work with clients to identify reduction opportunities and deliver on these.

We currently work with 180+ organisations, helping them save $81m and reduce carbon emissions by 61,829 TCO2-e (That’s a lot!).

With the recent acquisition of BraveGen we are looking to insource some of our financial functions.

Exciting times are ahead for the company with the development of innovative new SaaS products. We are a dynamic and high-performing team that methodically operates at speed, we would love to hear about you and see if you could out-run us!With the acquisition of another company we are now looking to insource, creating a new Accountant role with internal responsibility for our financial processes

What about you?

We need someone that is great with numbers, a good grasp of the fundamentals and a little experience under the belt, that is now looking to fly solo. No fear though, we have a strong team of outsourced accountants we work with and an experienced internal team.

  • BSc in Accounting, Finance or relevant degree
  • Additional certification (CPA or CMA) is a plus
  • Work experience as an Accountant
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures, including the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Hands-on experience with Xero and ideally ERP software
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
  • Strong attention to detail and good analytical skills
  • Ability to engage with a broad range of contacts from diverse industries and positions
  • Experience of contributing to high performance environments
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, and contribute to new ideas required in a diverse, fast-paced, deadline-driven team environment
  • Superb organisational skills, with strong problem-solving ability and adherence to process
  • Ability to utilise systems and process efficiently and effectively through continuous improvement and change
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with prospects customers and team
  • Creative thinker who thrives in a small and dynamic team environment.
  • Good sense of humour 🙂

What will you be doing?

  • Work with external accountants and auditors
  • Accounts Payable and Receivable
  • Daily Reconciling of Xero Bank accounts
  • Processing Expense Claims and Payroll
  • Preparing monthly journals
  • Continuously improving our processes and procedures!

Why us?

So your good…apart from saving the planet we bring to the table:

  • Employee Share Option Plan
  • Flexible time and location working arrangements
  • Office just off Ponsonby thats easy to get to, with a great environment
  • A sense of fulfilment working for an organisation that makes a difference in the lives of people and for the environment

As members of the Climate Leders Coallition and Sustainable Business Council we are firm believers that diversity builds strength and innovation.  We welcome diverse life experiences, cultural identities, educational backgrounds and work experiences.

Listing Attachments:

If you’re interested in this role and want to apply, please send your cover letter and CV to [email protected]

Applications will close 5pm, 12 August 2022. Please note that we will extend or end the application time early if necessary. Please don’t hesitate, apply now!

You must have eligibility to work in Aotearoa/New Zealand.

Job Category: Accounting. Job Type: Full-Time.
Closes August 19, 2022

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