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Financial Services Administrator

Date:  11-Jan-2022

Bay Of Plenty, NZ

About us

The Ministry of Social Development is a people-centred organisation. We’re in communities across the motu, working with partners to help New Zealanders be safe, strong and independent.
We provide social policy and advice to government and assistance, including income, employment and housing support to people of all ages, families, whānau and communities.
As a Te Tiriti o Waitangi partner we are committed to supporting and enabling Māori, whānau, hapū, Iwi and communities to realise their own potential and aspirations.
Our people are as diverse as the communities we serve. We care about the wellbeing and success of our people and provide a supportive and inclusive working environment where people can thrive and be who they are.



Financial Services Administrator



•    Do you have good numerical and communication skills?
•    Are you proactive with solutions-focused attitude?
•    Can you juggle multiple priorities with a smile on your face?


We have a great opportunity for you to join our Financial Services Administrative team based in our National Accounting Centre in Rotorua. 


The National Accounting Centre was established to provide accurate, timely and customer focussed support services to all Ministry of Social Development (MSD) staff and its customers.

About You
We are looking for someone with the following skills and attributes:

•           Strong numerical and communication skills
•           Fast and accurate data entry skills
•           Flexible attitude and a team player
•           High levels of motivation and the desire to achieve results
To do well in this role, you will:
•    Make an effort to listen and understand your customer, anticipate their needs and give high priority to customer satisfaction
•    Have the ability to evaluate situations to identify problems and opportunities in the course of your day-to-day work
•    Actively participate in the development of an effective team environment and culture. This will include a high level of self-awareness of your own learning styles, communication needs and behaviours
•    Ready to work in an agile work environment


We are looking for someone who can step in and be part of a close knit, high performing financial operations team. 

If you have a proactive ‘can-do’ attitude and take personal ownership of your workload, then we want to hear from you.








How to apply


To apply, click the 'Apply Now' button to upload your CV, cover letter and complete the online application form.  


Note: Your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the competencies listed in the position description. 


All applications must be made online.  If this is not possible or if you have any queries, please contact us at


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


Closing date:  24 January 2022






Joining us

Joining MSD means being part of a whānau that celebrates the diversity each individual represents.  We show manaaki, we care about the wellbeing and success of people and want everyone to thrive, and be who they are in a supportive and inclusive working environment. We work together to make a difference for communities while doing the right thing with integrity. We are a Treaty partner committed to strengthening relationships with Māori, Hapū, Iwi and communities to realise their own potential and aspirations.

If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so we can assist you through the recruitment process.


MSD has a COVID-19 vaccination policy which requires employees to be fully vaccinated.