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Position Title: Contracts and Asset Accountant
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 1.0FTE
Date Posted: 26/09/2017
Application Closing Date: 15/10/2017 11PM
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Contracts and Asset Accountant

Southern DHB

  • Permanent, fulltime

A recent restructure of the Southern DHB finance team has created a great opportunity to join our high performing finance team.  Significant work has been started and more lies ahead as we progress the transformation to become the clinically and financially sustainable organisation that we want to be, delivering high quality outputs to our customers - our patients, staff and communities.

The primary focus of this position is to develop and maintain the Southern DHB long term asset management plan and long term investment plan.  Additionally there is responsibility for the day to day management and reporting on, of the fixed asset and contracts registers, to improve performance on contracts, assets and capital spend.  You’ll implement contractual records, asset management, capital reporting and financial project systems, and ensure registry and compliance is maintained.

With a Bachelor of Commerce (or equivalent) you’ll be a chartered accountant, with 5+ years’ post graduate experience. You’ll have experience leading and managing projects, documentation systems, reporting tools; advanced excel skills, and strong report writing skills.   Key attributes required for this role include being systematic, a team player, able to work to tight deadlines, and excellent record keeper, and someone who is proactive in their work habits.

If you’re interested and driven to improve healthcare to our Southern DHB communities through better financial processes, are results and solutions focused with strong business acumen and confident in using rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems – then we’re interested in talking with you.  And even more so if you’re able to related will to people (both inside and outside our organisation) are honest, discrete and at all time act with integrity while being strongly influential and positive.

The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities.  Dunedin has a small city feel, with a high energy vibe.  So whether its surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone.

Closing Date: Sunday 15 October 2017

For further information please contact Nicole Ross, Recruitment Advisor, phone 03 470 9605 or email

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