Finance Manager

at Teach First NZ
Location Auckland, New Zealand
Date Posted November 28, 2021
Category Accounting and Finance
Job Type Internship
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Salary $35 - $49.99 per hour


Finance Manager Teach First NZ location Auckland. $35 - $49.99 per hour.

The Finance Manager will play a key role in our organisation, by having a holistic and forward-thinking understanding of the organisation’s finances. You will assist our staff whānāu in developing their own personal understanding of finance and work to embed best practice in our day-to-day operations. You will also bring strategic insight, providing advice and financial modelling to support the organisation’s decision-making processes.

The Finance Manager’s responsibilities will be tailored to the candidate’s skill set and may include working with the leadership team to prepare the annual budget and quarterly reforecasts. managing the organisation’s income database, contract services projections and philanthropic income projections, supporting the organisations development by providing financial modelling and strategic insight. Preparing monthly reports for the Senior Leadership team and Board of Trustees.

Working with our pro-bono accounting partners to assist with the preparation of annual financial statements (prepared under NZ GAAP and complying with PBE IPSAS); and working with the Accounts Administrator to prepare our monthly accounts and ensure income and expenditure are treated in line with Tier 2 accounting standards.

Skills & experience the successful candidate will have an attention to detail which leads to accurate projections and be comfortable liaising with varied stakeholders, including Ako Matatupu’s leadership team and board of trustees. The ideal candidate will take a collaborative approach to their work and have at least 4 years relevant work experience. A qualification in finance, accounting or similar. Strong excel skills, Strong commercial acumen. Strong written and verbal communication skills.

We do this by supporting outstanding people to address the causes of educational inequality which exist both within and beyond schools. Specifically, we support participants in the Teach First NZ Programme to grow as teachers and education leaders, so that they can make a difference at a classroom, school and system level throughout their careers.

We are well known for our flagship programme, which is a unique, two-year, employment-based, teaching and education leadership experience for which we recruit outstanding individuals with a commitment to achieving equity for young people. During the programme, our participants work in a school serving a low-income community, while they complete our postgraduate teaching qualification.

Benefits of working flexible working hours and conditions. Have a real impact in your work. Join an organisation that is grounded in indigenous knowledge. Play a part in the development of exceptional teachers and leaders who will nurture the future of Aotearoa.