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Title:  Senior Treasury Accountant

Date:  03-Sep-2021

Wellington, KiwiRail Holdings Ltd, NZ, 6011

Business unit:  CFO Group
Position status:  Permanent
Employment type:  Full Time
Level of experience:  Experienced

KiwiRail are looking for a Senior Treasury Accountant to join our Corporate Finance team in Wellington. This is a newly created permanent position due to our ongoing growth and increasingly complex environment.


Your Role:

This role is responsible for ensuring the integrity and accuracy of critical Treasury related financial information and reporting. You will ensure our financial requirements, policies, and procedures are well communicated, understood, and documented.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Treasury accounting functions and reporting on treasury activities
  • Primary responsibility for maintaining the documentation and processes around treasury activities
  • Ensuring strong internal control frameworks are in place
  • Management of back-office settlement for the treasury function
  • Ensure all hedge accounting transactions are documented and appropriately accounted for
  • Prepare the treasury related disclosures for financial statements in accordance with IFRS standards
  • Monitor interest rate, currency, commodity, and funding markets daily
  • Manage treasury system reports
  • Managing relationships between the Finance and Treasury teams


Your Skills:

To be successful in this role you will be a CAANZ recognised Chartered Accountant with a degree in Commerce/Accounting/Finance/Economics or similar.

The successful candidate will likely have 5+ years’ experience in a Chartered Accounting Firm or large Corporate environment, and experience within a Treasury function.


Technically, you will have an excellent understanding of various financial instruments and how they work, understand the application of hedge accounting & associated requirements, and advanced experience in the production of financial detail through spreadsheets and technology.


Importantly, you will also be a great problem solver with a continuous improvement mindset, and be adaptable, communicative, with very strong stakeholder engagement skills.


Your Benefits:

  • Competitive remuneration
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Access to discounted travel, health insurance & holiday houses across NZ as part of our Staff Welfare Trust


About KiwiRail:

KiwiRail is New Zealand's national railway, employing around 4,200 talented people in a wide range of business functions.  Our teams are responsible for maintaining 4,000 kilometres of rail corridor, bridges, tunnels, viaducts, overhead wires, signals, and level crossings. Our team is like a family; we love what we do, and we thrive in this busy and upbeat environment.


KiwiRail is committed to an inclusive, flexible, and supportive workplace where everyone can feel valued, respected, and have equal opportunity to succeed. We encourage applications from people of all ages, genders, sexual orientation, personalities, ethnicities, abilities, and cultures.


If you are ready to make a difference within a progressive organisation that encourages forward thinking and recognises success, then we would like to hear from you.


Applications close: 19th of September

Position Description: https://www.kiwirail.co.nz/assets/Careers/SG/Senior-Treasury-Accountant-PD.pdf?vid=4

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