The success of our athletes at the Olympic Games makes us proud to be New Zealanders.

Beyond the Olympic Games is the Olympic Movement – one of the most powerful in the world. This movement inspires excellence, celebrates achievement and promotes international understanding.

The New Zealand Olympic Committee is responsible for this movement in New Zealand and for selecting, organising and leading teams to Olympic and Commonwealth Games. Through the Olympic Movement and our international connections the New Zealand Olympic Committee delivers value and leadership. Our commitment to our partnerships with High Performance Sport New Zealand, Sport New Zealand and the National Sport Organisations maximises our athletes’ success on the world’s stage.

ONE POSITION AVAILABLE

Finance and Administration Manager

This is your chance to be part of something really special. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the senior management team, the Finance and Administration Manager is responsible for managing all finance and information technology aspects of the business.  This role also oversees the day-to-day operation of the NZOC office and is an essential part of a small, dedicated Corporate Services team who work tirelessly behind the scenes to help make New Zealanders proud on the world stage.

 Key aspects of the Finance and Administration Manager role are; financial accounting, reporting and accountability; budget preparation, monitoring and review; payroll administration; risk management; and office administration and management.  This role has one direct report.

 To succeed in this role you will have a relevant tertiary qualification in accounting and/or extensive experience managing the finance functions and IT support in a similar environment, combined with senior level experience in management accounting, and the preparation of financial reports and managing staff.   You will have a customer focused approach and a commitment to going the extra mile for your customers, you will possess outstanding communication skills with the ability to build a rapport with a wide range of people.  It goes without saying that you will have top-notch technical skills, a strong work ethic and a personable demeanour. 

If you believe you the skills and experience to excel in this role, and share our dedication to the success of New Zealand athletes on the world stage, please apply now by sending your application to office@olympic.org.nz. If you would like a further information or a copy of the job description please email office@olympic.org.nz or telephone Simone French on 09 375 0040 ext 305.

Applications close at 5:00 pm, Monday 25 August 2014.