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Accounting Administrator

Accounting and Finance
Christchurch, Canterbury
June 26, 2024
  • Successful not for profit
  • Accounts & administration focus
  • Broader role supporting the team

Youth Pathways is a non-profit organisation (NGO) that focuses solely on the development of young people and their whānau. Their point of difference is that they work mostly one-on-one with young people, mentoring and guiding them. Youth Pathways is based on strong governance, staffed by a motivated and passionate team with a diverse range of skills and expertise.

Reporting to and working closely with the General Manager, this is a broad ranging accounting and administration support role where you will have sole charge responsibility for the day to day processing in the  finance areas, while also making sure the office runs smoothly. The key finance responsibilities will include the accounts processing, control of the general ledger, including account reconciliations, cash flow reporting, payroll functions, GST & PAYE returns and then working with the external Accountants to prepare the month end financial reporting. The systems are Xero for the accounting and Smartly for payroll.

To be successful in this role you will need to bring a broad range of accounts experience and good computing skills, but the key will be your ability to plan ahead and multitask, in what is a busy and varied role. While formal qualifications are not essential, we do see this role appealing to candidates from accounting backgrounds who are seeking a new challenge, where they can take sole responsibility for the accounting functions, but still be involved and play a pivotal role in supporting the wider team. The other key attributes we are seeking is a positive & proactive approach, good communication skills and strong attention to detail.

Patrick Methven

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Tel: 03 335 3271
Mob: 021 372 457

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