Communications Advisor Intermediate (nine-month fixed-term position) Wellington Audit New Zealand | Mana Arotake Aotearoa is a leading provider of audit and assurance services to the public sector. It aims to improve trust and promote value in the public sector.
Audit New Zealands communications team is looking for a Communications Advisor Intermediate. This is a nine-month, fixed-term position covering parental leave. Youll be supporting the Principal Advisor, Communications and Engagement.
No two days are the same in this role for someone with great people skills, writing and editing experience, and the ability to create content for multiple channels. This is a great opportunity to make a difference through your work.
Youll enjoy telling stories using photographs and video, have some experience thinking strategically, and enjoy supporting events. Youll bring great editorial judgement and a focus on finding great solutions alongside the ability to assess risk or opportunity for business-as-usual and project work.
Responsibilities Include ... co-ordinating, commissioning, writing, and editing articles for our monthly internal magazine; providing communications support for projects where needed; producing written content, photographs, and videos for our digital and traditional platforms; taking photographs of staff, filming events, and maintaining a library of images; helping co-ordinate events; and co-ordinating design work and liaising with our designer.
Youll Have a relevant qualification and at least three years experience in a communications role, preferably in the public sector; some experience providing communications in project-based or account management roles; excellent ability to build strong relationships across teams; the ability to think strategically to get the right information to the right audience through the right channel; the ability to write for a variety of purposes, from promotions to more sensitive topics; great judgement when editing other peoples work, including good attention to detail; good photography and filming skills; experience with Adobe InDesign and a good eye for good design is a strong advantage; and a high level of literacy in Microsoft Office.
This busy, hands-on role requires someone who is comfortable working with senior management, can build networks across the organisation, and can prioritise effectively. The successful candidate will support events and be available to travel if needed.
As an organisation people matter to us, our independence is critical, we act with integrity, and were here to make a difference.
We have a diverse and inclusive team that helps us to understand the issues facing the public sector and how these affect the lives of New Zealanders. We strongly welcome applicants from all backgrounds. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so that we can assist you through the recruitment process.
For more information, please contact Sandy Hoggarth on 04 917 1500 or [email protected]
To find out more about us, see our website: www.auditnz.parliament.nz.
You must apply online through jobs.govt.nz (you'll find the application form and position description there, too).
Applications close Tuesday 20 July 2021.
Senior Management Accountant fixed term or secondment
The Office of the Auditor-General | Te Mana Arotake (the Office) aims to improve trust and promote value in the public sector. Our audits of public organisations from government departments to councils and schools play a major part in ensuring that New Zealands public sector remains one of the most trusted in the world. No other organisation, public or private, has the overview of the whole public sector that the Auditor-General has.
A one-year fixed-term or secondment opportunity has become available for an experienced accountant to join our Finance team.
Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, youll be responsible for budgeting, forecasting, management reporting, and analysis for the Office.
You will be joining the Finance team and the Office at an exciting juncture. We are currently progressing a multi-year work programme to improve our information technology systems, including our financial management information system. This role will play a critical part in supporting the programme manager and project governance owners to develop and monitor the project budgets, contracts, and overall work programme and provide quality financial advice to them.
As one of our two Senior Management Accountants, you will also provide management accounting services to the Offices business unit and the Corporate Services Team, and maintain oversight of the Offices consolidated position. Key responsibilities include monthly variance reporting and analysis, forecasting year-end results, and facilitating our annual external budgeting processes.
Youll work with management in setting and reviewing the Offices internal budgets, providing support to budget managers, and forecasting year-end results. Youll work collaboratively with other Finance team members and management teams in contributing to achieving the Offices objectives.
A relevant accounting qualification is essential and youll have significant management or financial accounting experience. Your interpersonal skills and ability to influence and engage with people need to be outstanding. Self-motivated, youll be able to effectively plan and manage tasks independently.
Ideally, youll have experience working in the New Zealand public sector.
Benefits Of Working With Us learning and development opportunities; a supportive and flexible working environment; and a unique relationship with Parliament and across government Wellington New Zealand