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Date: 07-Feb-2019

Location: Auckland, NZ

Company: Ministry of Social Development

Regional Financial Analyst - Auckland


Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children


  • Permanent/Full Time


At Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children, we are committed to putting children and young people at the heart of everything we do and say. We value the wellbeing of tamariki and rangatahi above all else. We want to ensure that all children and young people are in loving whānau and communities.


An opportunity has arisen in our finance team for a Regional Financial Analyst. The position is Auckland based, but you will provide management accounting services across a designated portfolio.


About the team:


The Service Delivery Finance team supports Service Delivery through the provision of proactive, relevant, timely and accurate forecasting, budgeting, analysis, costing financial and advisory services to regional and national office managers.


About the role:


In this role you will utilise your management accounting skills to support the business by providing critical financial advice and guidance to managers.


The Regional Financial Analyst is part of the national finance, accounting and business planning functional capability and network of Oranga Tamariki and will contribute a regional perspective to the National Office Organisational Services team to ensure that business continuity in financial policy, services and systems developed at National Office is maintained through delivery at a regional level.


This role provides a real opportunity to develop a variety of management accounting skills, contribute to the success of our business and also be part of a dynamic national finance team.


About you:


  • Preferably hold a relevant tertiary qualification in Finance and/or Accounting, or equivalent experience.
  • Hold membership of the Institute of Chartered Accountants is preferable.
  • Have a clean; current driver licence is essential and a willingness to drive the Ministry’s vehicles as travel across your portfolio will be required.
  • Demonstrated experience in effectively communicating financial information and concepts to staff and managers.
  • Advanced skills in MS Excel, Word and in working with a large integrated management information system.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent communications skills, both verbal and in writing, with effective customer service skills.


We offer:


We offer a dedicated and supportive team, flexible work options, competitive remuneration and the opportunity to apply your skills and experience to improving the wellbeing and outcomes of our at most risk children and young people. We offer a collaborative and innovative culture where our people thrive to adhere to best practice while constantly challenging the status quo. If you want to be part of changing the way New Zealand supports our at most risk children and young people then we want to hear from you.


How to apply:


Internal Oranga Tamariki employees – please apply through your myHR portal at work.  This will ensure that your myHR employee profile is visible as internal candidate.


All external applicants including MSD employees please apply through the apply button and upload your CV and cover letter to our applicant tracking system. Please note all applications must be made online. For any queries please contact


Applications close: Friday 22 February 2019. 



Position Description – Regional Financial Analyst

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