Tā tātou atarua – Our vision  Enabling what matters 

He angitūtanga - The opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a Finance Officer - Rates in our team! Your role will be essential in ensuring correct processing of rates instalments, penalties, and legal changes while providing excellent customer service to our community. 

Be a customer service wizard! Answer inquiries with lightning speed and dazzle our customers with your financial magic. Abracadabra, inquiries resolved! Get creative with rates policy and modelling! Your innovative ideas will shape the future of our Council's financial galaxy. Master the art of debt management! Unleash your charm and negotiate repayments with finesse. Penalties won't know what hit them!

He kōrero mōu - About you

Are you a finance professional with a passion for accuracy and maintaining high-quality records? 

Your communication skills will be impeccable and your strongest asset. Customer Focus:  you will manage the community and customer expectations in line with Council's strategic goals and adopted policies, ensuring a positive and customer-centric approach. 

You’ll be confident and driven to make things happen and have a “business improvement” mind-set. Proactively working alongside the finance team and wider Council by providing accurate and readily understood financial advice to guide and enable  good decision making.

Apply now and be a part of our cosmic finance adventure! May the finance force be with you!  

Tā tātou ahurea – Our culture 

Horowhenua District Council is proud to be an inclusive workplace; we celebrate difference, diversity, and aim to empower our employees. We are an organisation built on innovation and optimism, and are embarking on an organisation reset. We are motivated to build a place where we value our people and provide opportunities for them to build outstanding careers and better Horowhenua.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou - What we offer

We offer an excellent working environment fostered through inspiring leadership. Passionate, supportive and committed team members who strive to make a positive difference for current and future generations. This important opportunity to join a thriving organisation with a strong focus on delivery and to do meaningful work with motivated people that has a direct impact on the lives of our Horowhenua Community. Community. 

Tono mai ināianei - Apply now 

If you are interested in learning more about what the role involves please see the position description, if you have any questions or would like to discuss this role in confidence please call Daniel Minty 0272498435  

Recruitment for this role is ongoing applications will be reviewed as they come in and we will contact you to advise you of your application progress.  

He rau ringa e pakari ai ngā taura whiri i ō tātou kāinga noho me ō tātou hapori – mai i te pae maunga o Tararua ki te moana

With many hands the threads which weave our neighbourhoods and communities together will be strengthened from the Tararua Ranges to the sea.  

For a copy of the Job Description visit JD---Finance-Officer---Rates.pdf