Finance Assistant

Posted on 13-May-2022
Application Close Date: 27-May-2022
Job Details
Position Type:
Permanent Full-time
Job Reference:
Note clipJob Description Finance Assistant May 21.pdf (PDF, 165KB)
Job Specification

Finance Assistant – Financial Accounting Team - Permanent

Are you looking for an entry level accounting role?  We are seeking a permanent full-time Finance Assistant to join our Financial Accounting team. 

Whakatairangatia ngā kete o te mātauranga ki te ao mārama! E te tai whakarunga, e te tai whakararo – nau piki mai, nau kake mai ki te Mana Tohu Mātauranga o Aotearoa.

May the baskets of knowledge (education) be brought into the world of light. We welcome one and all to join us at the New Zealand Qualifications Authority.

About the role 

Your key tasks will eventually cover all core areas of general ledger processing but will initially focus on Accounts Payable and Receivable tasks including:

  • Data entry of invoices
  • Raising sales and purchase invoices and posting entries into accounting systems 
  • Resolving customer and supplier related queries
  • Processing journals and completing reconciliations
  • Payroll data entry and related processing tasks
  • Completing other standard accounting processes (including allocation of payments and maintenance of purchase cards and other accounts)   


Skills and experience

The role would suit someone at the start of their accounting career who is looking to develop core accounting skills while studying or looking to study towards a Chartered Accounting qualification.

The most important skills for success are a positive attitude, being a team player and having an aptitude for IT (e.g. systems and Excel knowledge).  If this role sounds perfect, we want to hear from you.     

About us

NZQA is a te reo Māori learning organisation and is committed to equity and lifelong learning. We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds that will enrich our understanding of the education system. We prioritise the importance of understanding tikanga in building a culturally responsive workplace.  NZQA is dedicated to providing a welcoming environment to Māori and Pacific staff and has active Māori and Pacific staff networks which contribute to NZQA's strategic action plans - Te Kōkiritanga and Takiala Pasifika.

What we can offer:

  • A supportive team / whanau environment
  • A role with lots of variety
  • Development and career progression opportunities
  • To find out more click here NZQA Staff Benefits

Apply Now!

For more information about this role and NZQA please refer to the job description, NZQA's Customer Charter and Organisational Values. If you are applying/viewing through Seek, please click ‘apply now' to access these links.

If you would like to discuss further, please call Kay Smith on 04 463 3073.

Applications close at 5.00 pm on 27 May 2022.