Part-Time Finance Officer
Finance Officer, Social Service Providers Aotearoa
Do all things financial excite you? Are you keen to bring your financial acumen and skills to help out Aotearoa’s community-based social services?
Mō te tūnga | About the role
The Finance Officer provides finance and accounting support to Social Service Providers Aotearoa (SSPA), ensuring accurate and professional management and operations of the SSPA finances, and accurate and timely financial reporting. The Finance Officer handles the day-to-day operations of all SSPA financial systems in line with the organisation’s financial policies, as well as legislative requirements, accounting standards and funding specifications.
Kō wai mātou? | Who are we?
SSPA is the membership-based national organisation for social service providers working around the motu alongside children, rangatahi, families and whānau. Currently we have over 200 member organisations. SSPA represents our members nationally by championing them, the issues that matter to them and the people they work alongside, and our collective sector. Our vision is that Aotearoa’s NGO social services are sustainable, making a positive impact every day in our communities, supporting children, young people and whānau to thrive now and into the future.
SSPA is celebrating our 20th anniversary this year, and it’s a great time to join our active and dedicated team in Te Whanganui-a-Tara. We have a strong focus on team culture and we actively support each others’ wellbeing and to be successful in our mahi.
Tō kete rourou | What you bring
This role is for 8 hours a week (ideally to be worked across at least two days), on a permanent part-time basis. We are looking for someone who has:
- A relevant qualification or equivalent experience in finance
- A proven track-record in delivering on the range of financial accountabilities and responsibilities set out in the Position Description
- Solid applied experience of financial systems such as Xero, payroll systems (we use Thank You Payroll), and financial reporting
- Great interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills
- A focus on sound judgement and integrity
- Great organisational and time management skills
- A commitment to working as a team player, in line with SSPA’s organisational values
- An understanding of the community sector/NGO social service sector in Aotearoa is preferable – but a commitment to helping SSPA in its purpose, vision and mission is essential!
Applicants must reside in Aotearoa New Zealand and be eligible to work here.
Please see the Position Description for more information before applying.
To apply, please email a copy of your CV together with your cover letter outlining how your skills and experience match the Position Description, and also outlining your motivation for the role, to [email protected]
If you have any questions, please also direct these to Rachel Grant, Office Co-ordinator – [email protected]
Closing date for applications: 20 May 2022. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.
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