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Senior Revenue Officer

Permanent Full-time


Reference: 4926335

You can enjoy a relaxed atmosphere and endless recreational activities that Invercargill has to offer with Central Otago, Fiordland and the Catlins on our doorstep. As New Zealand's southernmost city we proudly encourage a good work-life balance and with direct flights to Auckland, Christchurch, and Wellington the rest of the world is also within easy reach.

With a high level of confidence, our prosperous southern city is undergoing the biggest resurgence in its 166-year history. Invercargill's reputation for being family-friendly is well deserved, with affordable housing, great schools, and amazing facilities.

The Invercargill City Council Finance team is responsible for providing accounting and financial services to various operations within Council. We are currently looking to expand our busy Financial Administration Team with the addition of a Senior Revenue Officer.

We are embarking on a period of major improvement and change to our systems and processes. This role will have a key involvement in helping us to lead, redesign and implement these changes. Also included in this role is the responsibility of helping to oversee the day to day operations of the Finance Administration team including Accounts Receivable, Rates administration and Credit Control.

To be successful in this challenging and diverse role, you will ideally have the following:

  • Business Administration Diploma or Accounting/Commercial Business qualification or New Zealand Certificate in Credit Management (Level 4)
  • 4 - 5 years' experience of working in a financial administration role
  • Experience in staff leadership
  • Experience in financial transactional processing
  • Knowledge of accounting/finance software programs, as well as general computer literacy
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

At Invercargill City Council we pride ourselves on our values - positivity, respect, responsibility and above and beyond. Finding the right fit for our team is really important to us and we work hard to provide an environment reflective of these values.

For more information please see the full job description or contact the Invercargill City Council on 03 211 1777.

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Please note, all applicants will need to have the right to live and work in New Zealand. While all applications will be reviewed, only those who meet our criteria will be contacted.

Applications Close: 17 Nov 2019