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Group Financial Accountant, Auckland

About Us
Vector is one of New Zealand’s largest listed companies and delivers energy and communication services to more than one million homes and businesses across the country. Vector is challenging and reinventing the way communities and businesses are powered and connected so they can grow and thrive. We are embracing new technologies, disrupting traditional business models and working with like-minded companies to deliver customers the new energy solutions they demand.   

About the role
This is a rare opportunity to join our finance team and join a high-performing Financial Accounting team. In this role, you are a lead member of the Financial Accounting team and a trusted accounting advisor for Vector. You will be known for your ability to see through accounting problems and provide accurate and constructive IFRS compliant accounting solutions to Vector’s capital project and wider finance teams. You will also be actively involved in M&A activities. The work is varied from acting as the first point of call for statutory audits, participating in monthly Board reporting, reviewing financial contracts/transactions to preparing/coordinating the preparation of Vector’s statutory interim and annual financial statements. You will also act as a mentor to our assistant accountants. 

Who we are looking for
A true team player who enjoys achieving goals as part of a team. You are an effective verbal and written communicator. You enjoy interacting with people from diverse backgrounds. You can build strong and effective relationships at all levels, and lead in an engaging, positive, and enthusiastic way.  You will have had at least 5-6 years accounting work experience with 2-3 years within a technical accounting role. You enjoy interacting with people from diverse backgrounds. You can build strong and effective relationships at all levels, and lead in an engaging, positive, and enthusiastic way.   

What we can offer you
Vector offers a culture that embraces innovation and integrity, encourages proactive thinking and rewards achievement. On offer is an exciting role within a dynamic company, and the opportunity to further grow your skills. A competitive remuneration package is available along with the opportunity to grow your career in an environment that places high emphasis on staff development.