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Crown Processing Officer

Date:  11-Oct-2021

Wellington, 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.



Crown Processing Officer - Fixed Term - Secondment to December 2022 - Lower Hutt



•    Are you passionate about learning new things and developing your personal skills?
•    Do you enjoy demonstrating a ‘Can Do’ attitude?
•    Are you a strong team player who’s willing to help the overall team?
•    Do you possess high level of data entry skills?

We are seeking a Crown Processing Officer to join our busy Crown Revenue finance Lower Hutt.

About the role


As Crown Processing Officer you will be responsible for identifying receipts and applying it to the correct debt, processing of crown rejected receipts, un-posted and withdrawn credits and reconciliation of Crown receipt bank accounts.

The position offers a challenging, fast paced work environment, on-going professional development and the opportunity to work for an organisation that makes a difference in the lives of New Zealanders.

About you

To be successful in this role you will need to be able to demonstrate the following key qualities:

•    An outstanding team player
•    Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
•    You must have excellent data entry skills, with a high level of attention to detail
•    Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
•    Problem identification and resolution skills
•    Working knowledge of KEA financial system
•    Excellent communication skills


An understanding of banking and accounting practices within a large accounting unit would be an advantage

General government system knowledge would be an advantage.


Salary range: $47,682 - $58,278






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:  25 October 2021.






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.