Manager - Administration & Finance


Manager - Administration & Finance

Permanent, Full-time

Manukau Campus

Ref: 18AIHU032

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa is one of New Zealand's largest tertiary education providers offering a comprehensive range of certificate to degree level qualifications to New Zealanders of all ages and walks of life. 

We invite applications for a Kaiwhakahaere Tari (Manager Administration & Finance) to lead, mentor and coach our Takiwā (district) Finance team and support delivery operations in the provision of resources, facilities and services. 

Duties for this role include; contributing to the development, monitoring and review of the Takiwā budget and financial plans; producing business cases to support a wide range of Takiwā projects and facility leases; Contract management; implementing and maintaining financial administration and procurement systems and processes, ordering and managing programme resource distribution. 

Applicants will have a minimum qualification of a Diploma in Business and/or Commerce with an accounting major, at least four years’ proven experience as a Manager in a similar financial and administrative role, at least two years’ demonstrated experience leading an administration and finance team and relevant operational management experience within the tertiary education sector. A clean, full New Zealand driver’s licence is required. Skills necessary for this role include excellent written and oral communication skills, excellent relationship management skills, an excellent understanding of management accounting, financial reporting and analysis, demonstrated understanding of administrative and financial systems and processes and an understanding of procurement and property management processes. 

The ability to understand and converse in te reo Māori and an excellent understanding of Māori values, culture and tikanga are expected.

In return, we offer a great a remuneration package of a good starting salary to the right middle-management candidate, plus other benefits including Health Insurance and free parking!

To apply for this position please register and apply (using Internet Explorer) on our jobs site:

Recruitment enquiries to Mandy Crawford Marsters on 092575651 

Closes 19 August 2018

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Permanent Full-time

Job no: 18AIHU032

Location: Mangere

Closing Date: Sunday, 19 August 2018