Team Leader

at Kainga Ora
Published January 17, 2024
Location Auckland, New Zealand
Category Management  
Job Type Full-time  
$177,669 + 5 weeks' annual leave


Team Leader Kainga Ora location Auckland. Salary of $177,669 + 5 weeks' annual leave.

A rare opportunity to lead a team of high performing senior finance professionals. Auckland based, permanent role. Salary of $177,669 + 5 weeks' annual leave and a suite of additional benefits.

Our organisation at Kāinga Ora, ours is the important responsibility of transforming New Zealand's housing choices, outcomes and the entire housing sector by creating homes and communities that allow New Zealanders to thrive.

What is exciting about working for Kāinga Ora is getting the chance to make a real and positive impact on New Zealanders' lives. With skills, planning and purposeful action, our people are creating the homes and neighbourhoods that will build the future of Aotearoa.

We are passionate about transforming New Zealand for the better. That includes being a trusted partner for Māori and iwi, protecting and enabling their rights, interests and aspirations under the guidance of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Our role the Team Leader - Project and Management Accounting leads a team that provides technical financial, project and management accounting, business performance expertise and services to budget holders in Kāinga Ora and Strategy, Finance and Policy Business Partners. This is a rare opportunity to join a high-performing leadership team that touches every part of the organisation.

What you will bring the Team Leader - Project and Management Accounting will play a pivotal role in driving continuous improvements and will also be responsible for leading a dedicated team focused on centralising key functions to ensure uniformity and efficiency in core tasks. This role will be instrumental in streamlining processes, enhancing controls, and optimising performance, with a particular emphasis on improving month-end and management reporting functions.

To be successful in this role, you will have the following demonstrated example of running an efficient central process for month-end reporting, enabling optimal resource utilisation throughout the monthly reporting cycle. Lead and manage a team responsible for central functions, ensuring alignment with organisational goals and standards.

Drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance operational efficiency and effectiveness. Establish and maintain standardised processes to ensure uniformity and consistency in core tasks especially with regard to management reporting. Develop and implement strategies to expedite processes and improve overall productivity.

Strengthen controls and compliance measures to uphold quality and accuracy in month-end and management reporting. Collaborate with key stakeholders to identify opportunities for improvement and implement best practices. Provide leadership and guidance to the team to foster a culture of excellence and continuous improvement.

Demonstrated commitment to fostering good stakeholder relationships through consultation and partnership. The ability to clearly and concisely convey information and ideas in both oral and written communication. Demonstrated ability to identify, collect, organise and analyse complex data to provide information and enable decision-making.

A Chartered Accountant or similar qualification, and/or have significant experience working in a business or financial management role. The ability to earn trust and respect through behaving in a professional manner and using discretion.

What's in it for you we offer competitive salaries, five weeks' annual leave and a benefits package including a range of insurances, flexible working arrangements and career development. As a Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities employee, we want to make sure that you have all the tools and support you need. We want to ensure you are healthy and have work-life balance. We also want to support and grow your personal and career development through on-the-job learning, training courses, secondments and study opportunities.

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