Wātea Mahi - Staff Vacancies
The Bishop and his departments employ a range of specialists in many different areas. Similarly, our parishes employ staff for administrative and other purposes.
If you would like to place a relevant employment notice on this website, please contact Leanne Killgour, Leader People Support & Development.
Chief Financial Officer
Executive Leadership Team member
Auckland Catholic Diocese
This senior leadership CFO position holds responsibility for managing the significant community and mission assets for the Catholic Diocese of Auckland. The key focus is on planning, managing, and controlling the Diocese financial activities while leading a small team with a support of a Financial Controller. The demands of this diverse role call for strong hands-on leadership, excellent people skills and someone who can straddle the strategic challenges and delivering diverse financial outcomes across reporting, compliance, cash liquidity and asset management. The CFO works closely with the Diocesan General Manager who reports to the Bishop and Diocesan Administration Council. This role and your team also support 65 parishes and 53 schools geographically located throughout the upper North Island to Coromandel and is a broad group CFO position with many rewarding relationships throughout our large and well-structured Diocese.
The CFO works from time to time with various governance boards and committees in addition to finance reporting. We are looking for diverse strategic and operational skills across all aspects of financial and investment management, as well as providing expert advice to the various internal and external stakeholders. A focus on continuous improvement will see you review existing processes and practices ensuring the Catholic Diocese is well-positioned to continue delivering value to its communities in line with the mission of the Catholic Church. While a strong background in accounting to CFO level will ensure an inherent ability to measure financial risk, you will be expected to possess a proactive approach, using your skills to develop the financial, and broader frameworks, that will assist in the assessment and realisation of potential, and implementation of continuous improvement, and the effective financial management and reporting for several entities that form part of the Diocese.
The Candidate requirements
CA qualified: experience working with large and complex reporting and smaller sized stakeholders too, with a focus on compliance and reporting excellence. You need to be experienced across the full suite of financial management and strategy, reporting, budgeting, forecasting and institutional lending. In addition, a demonstrated understanding of how technology can further improve our performance is essential. Most importantly, you will be a values-based leader, known for your considered wisdom, relationship focus and a genuine interest in providing reliable, accurate and easily understood service.
Proven leadership of diverse teams to the delivery of outcomes, and positive engagement and contributions across the organisation at all levels, is highly desirable
Strong exposure to Executive and Board level, and in particular, the technical strength to present confidently and accurately to the various Boards and Committees. This role will most definitely suit someone who is excited by challenge and wants to make a broader contribution.
There will be a full handover of this role.
This excellent opportunity is based in St Mary’s Bay, Auckland and includes on-site car parking.
To view the Position Description, please click here.
How to Apply
Applications close on 13 September at 5.00pm and should include a cover letter and CV to Leanne Killgour, People & Support Manager, [email protected] All applications will be acknowledged and remain confidential.
Permanent Part time 24 hours per week (0.6 FTE)
You will be responsible for managing the financial functions contained within the role responsibility to ensure all financial reporting requirements and imperatives are delivered accurately and add value to the organisation. You will provide accurate, timely and relevant statutory and management reporting information to ensure the Diocese fully meets statutory requirements and achieves strategic goals.
Reporting to the Financial Controller, you will be a key member of the Diocesan Finance Team, working with Diocesan staff, parishes, agencies and clients we serve.
You will be responsible for:
- Diocesan Financial Reporting – monthly and annually
- Coordinate and prepare Diocese annual budgets, including capital expenditure
- Assist with completion of annual financial statements for the Diocese consolidated entity (Tier 1) and various Diocesan reporting entities (Tier 2)
- Financial reporting and business support to assigned operating units within the Diocese, including annual financial statements and audits
To be successful in this role you will have:
- Bachelors degree or relevant tertiary qualification (Accounting/Finance/Commerce/Business)
- CA/CPA membership with a professional accounting body (CAANZ, CPA or equivalent)
- 5+ years proven experience in senior accounting roles
- Financial Reporting compliance under relevant accounting standards
- Consolidation experience
- Experience in financial support roles to organisational operating units
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Deadline driven – working to strict monthly reporting, budget, and annual reporting deadlines
- Excellent analytical skills including modelling and advanced Excel skills
- Strong attention to detail and ability to identify key financial drivers
- Proven financial management and leadership skills
- Proven ability to work with people in developing successful working relationships
- An understanding and empathy with the ethos of the Roman Catholic Church.
You will be an integral part of the community of people who work for the Diocese and who provide pastoral and education services to the Auckland Diocese.
We are looking at an immediate hire and will be interviewing virtually with the view to starting as soon as possible within permissible alert level rules.
Please send cover letter, CV and application form to Leanne Killgour, People & Support Manager, [email protected].
Applications close Wednesday 29 September 2021 at 5pm.
Part-time Credit Controller & Administration Support
We are seeking a motivated credit professional to join the Auckland Common Fund Limited (ACFL) Team.
This is a part time position of 20 hours per week, responsible for providing credit control and administrative support to the Operations Manager for the collection of Attendance Dues for schools in the Catholic Diocese of Auckland.
Hours are flexible to incorporate some evening and Saturday morning hours.
This is a varied role, that will be responsible for a variety of tasks within the credit and collections process. The ability to effectively multi-task, strong problem solving and relationship building skills will be essential, as well as a well-developed sense of initiative, and the ability to work independently.
Key Tasks include:
- Collection of compulsory school Attendance Dues
- Contact with school parents via outbound phone calls
- Follow up of unpaid accounts
- Debtor ledger management
Applicants should have previous credit control experience, or similar transferrable commercial experience. Sound collections skills and relevant legislative knowledge would also be advantageous. The ability to effectively juggle multiple priorities, an organised approach to work, excellent attention to detail, and a high level of numerical literacy will be required.
The ACFL Collections Team is close-knit and high performing, so the successful applicant will need to be someone who is optimistic, resilient and driven to succeed – both in terms of achieving their targets and developing and maintaining excellent relationships. Adaptability, transparency, and a collaborative approach to work will be critical for performance in this role, as well as a strong sense of integrity and dependability.
A strong command of written and spoken English will be essential. The ability to speak Samoan and/or Tongan would be advantageous, but not essential.
The role requires a strong sense of empathy, emotional intelligence, and commitment to upholding the values of the Catholic Church.
Only people with the right to work in New Zealand, need apply.
To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to Leanne Killgour, People & Support Manager, [email protected].
Applications Close 29 September 2021 at 5pm.
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