Manager Systems - Finance and Performance

Posted on 13-Mar-2018
Application Close Date: 27-Mar-2018
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Ongoing - Full Time
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  • Lead a busy and engaged team of systems accountants
  • Set and drive strategy and develop the systems roadmap
  • Take Finance and Performance on its automation journey
  • Wellington CBD based permanent opportunity


This is a great time to join MBIE's Finance and Performance group as we begin on our automation journey.

As well as leading an established team of systems accountants, as Manager Systems you'll be responsible for driving the strategy for this team in Finance and Performance, challenging status quo and delivering innovation for MBIE.

In this role you will have ample opportunity to add value - particularly in setting and driving strategy and in the development of the systems roadmap


About the role:

We're looking for an experienced Finance Manager with excellent relationship management and leadership skills to be responsible for:

  • Day to day management of the Finance & Performance Systems (primarily FMIS) and evolving the systems to meet MBIE needs
  • Working with Leadership to define the business requirements of the Finance & Performance Systems and to develop an efficient and effective model to deliver the required services
  • Day to day management  of the Systems Accounting team


This role reports to the General Manager Financial Control in MBIE's Finance and Performance Business Group.


Skills and experience:

We are keen to hear from you if you are a commercially savvy finance manager with:

  • Commitment, drive and initiative to achieve project and organisational outcomes, with the ability to work as a member of a project team and as a manager and leader
  • Experience in FMIS implementation, enhancement and upgrades, including planning, testing and the production and implementation of documentation and training
  • The ability to provide timely, compelling and concise advice to inform business decision making
  • Proven experience in leading a systems accounting team in a medium to large organisation
  • Strong communication, facilitation, influencing and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and effectively manage risks to maximise outcomes
  • Proven ability to develop trust and credibility with managers and staff
  • Ideally you will have experience with Technology One finance systems (however this is not essential)

To be considered you must have the right to live and work in New Zealand


About MBIE:

The purpose of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is to Grow New Zealand for All.  Our goal is to create a strong and high-performing economy by creating an environment that supports businesses to become more productive and internationally competitive.


How to apply:

Click on the APPLY button below in order to be directed to our on-line careers website.  You may view a position description at this site, as well as complete the on-line application, and upload a CV and cover letter. For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.

Email quoting ref MBIE/1324119 if you have any further questions.

Applications close at 5pm on 27th March 2018