Accounts Officer

  • A Port that’s growing for the future of Wellington and Central New Zealand
  • An exciting opportunity within a diverse and supportive team
  • Be part of CentrePort’s journey as we make things happen

At CentrePort, we know opportunity when we see it. We’re upgrading our operations with a firm focus on growing the Port for the future and this is your chance to join us!

About CentrePort

CentrePort is New Zealand’s most strategically situated Port.  We are a key player in facilitating economic growth through safe and efficient movement of cargo and providing supply chain solutions and expertise. 

The role

Reporting to the Financial Controller, you will be an integral part of a results-oriented group where your contributions will be greatly valued. You will take charge of crucial responsibilities within the Accounts function as well as delve into different aspects of finance.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Accounts Payable Management: Efficiently handle invoice processing, account reconciliation and credit card administration.
  • System Maintenance: Administer CentrePort’s accounts payable software and provide user training.
  • Compliance & Records: Ensure adherence to internal policy and control requirements and maintain finance records.
  • Issue Resolution: Proactively address billing discrepancies with vendors and promptly resolve related concerns.
  • Financial Insight: Generate financial reports to facilitate decision-making processes.
  • Payroll Assistance: Provide reliable back up for payroll processing and resolve employee inquiries.

What you will bring:

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • 2+ Years Finance Experience in finance functions, preferably in accounts payable processes, controls, and their maintenance, with exposure to payroll and general accounting duties.
  • Experience with finance systems administration, enhancing operational efficiency.
  • Strong administrative capabilities and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to effectively manage a diverse workload with varying deadlines and priorities.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications, reporting software and systems. Excellent communication skills with the ability to convey complex ideas clearly and concisely.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with individuals across different levels.
  • Strong team player with a collaborative mindset.

We welcome interests from candidates who may not have ticked all the boxes but are happy to learn.  We believe that diverse skills and experiences enrich our team and we are committed to considering all qualified applicants.

What’s in for you?

You’ll join a workplace with a real team environment. We offer life and disability and income protection insurances, free car parking available on site, wellbeing initiatives, discounts with partner organisations and learning and development opportunities.  Don’t miss out on being part of a great team! 

Please note CentrePort is an Alcohol and Drug free workplace; pre-employment testing is part of our recruitment process. You must have the right to live and work in New Zealand.

Applications close on 23 June 2024.