Financial Accountant

Finance Department – Timaru Hospital

Permanent, Full time, Office Hours


Every moment matters is not only our vision, it is our commitment to enhance the health and independence of the people of South Canterbury. We do things differently at the SCDHB, we believe extraordinary leadership can emerge from anywhere in our workforce, and the best ideas tend to come from staff closest to our patients and our patients themselves.

Here is an opportunity to utilise your broad accounting skills. If you like variety and thrive in a busy environment then you will enjoy this role. As a financial accountant, you will be responsible for timely and accurate financial reporting which will fully comply with legislation, while providing internal ad-hoc reporting of financial health to senior leadership.

The successful applicant will be self-driven with excellent time management skills and will have:

  • Chartered Accountant Australia NZ, CA or ACA Qualification
  • 5 years of experience within a similar role
  • An analytical mind
  • Negotiation skills and the ability to develop strong working relationships
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • An eye for detail and the desire to probe further into data
  • Deadline orientated and an ability to adhere to time constraints
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills

If you pride yourself on your high quality financial accounting and reporting, and are driven to provide excellent service we want to hear from you.

A competitive salary package will be available to the successful applicant.


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We look forward to receiving your application directly via our Careers Site.

If you have any questions regarding this role please contact Human Resources by phoning 03 687-2230.

Applications close 13 December 2019

Permanent/Full Time

Job no: JBAG9136841

Location: Timaru Hospital

Closing Date: Friday, 13 December 2019