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Rangitikei District Council New Zealand is hiring Management and Systems Accountant
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Manawatū-Whanganui, New Zealand

Rangitikei District Council

Rangitikei District Council is hiring Management and Systems Accountant. Job Location New Zealand. Applications must be made online to…

Industry: Accounts / Finance, HR / Administration Job Nature: Full Time, Permanent

Rangitikei District Council New Zealand is hiring Management and Systems Accountant

At Rangitikei District Council, we believe in bringing together thoughts, perspectives, and expression from all kinds of backgrounds. Our team strive to create a space and culture where you feel like you belong. We also believe in a balance between work and play that allows you to enjoy life.

Management and Systems Accountant Job Openings at Rangitikei District Council New Zealand

Post Name: Management and Systems Accountant

The organisation:
He oranga Whenua, He oranga Tangata, He oranga Wairua Tihei Mauriora!

We are driven by our values.
Our smaller structure means when you join RDC you can make a real difference. Our close-knit team have an impact on one another and the local community every day.

The Role:
We are looking for a passionate person to provide advice and support around Council’s finance performance. You’ll need to have a good understanding of finance; however you don’t need to be a chartered accountant to succeed in this role.

This is a full-time permanent role based in Marton.

What you’ll do:

  • Play a key part in the Annual Budgeting process
  • Support, coach and train budget holders
  • Prepare all financial information, and provide sound advice for the Annual Plan and Long Term Plan and the process to achieve this.
  • Support budget holders with business case development
  • Demonstrate active awareness of legislative changes and compliance – LGA, Public Finance Act and general standards.

What you will bring:


  • Competent in computer applications (especially those used in financial reporting and business intelligence)
  • Ability to work methodically and efficiently and to set and meet appropriate standards and deadlines

Preferred, but not essential:

  • Tertiary level Business or Accounting Qualification
  • Experience with accounting at a mid/senior level within a medium size organization


  • Flexible and remote working options
  • Personalized career and development plans
  • Individual training allowances
  • Tailored wellness benefits

We understand some jobseekers choose not to apply if a role isn’t a 100% match. We’d encourage you to apply anyway. If this role isn’t quite right, something else might be.

Please see Council’s website for a copy of the full Job description.

Applications must be made online at

The closing date for this role is 5.00 pm on Sunday 20th August 2023, however applications will be reviewed and progresses as they come in, so get in early!

For any enquiries about this role please contact Dave Tombs, Group Manager Corporate Services at or 027 210 2267.

The Rangitikei District Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, we welcome and support people of all gander identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, religions and those with disabilities or are neurodiverse.

Rangitikei District Council
46 High St, Private Bag 1102
Marton 4741 Rangitikei
New Zealand


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