Assistant Accountant

Clever Core Logo
  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Finance
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Auckland
  • Job Reference:FCH/26520
  • Closing Date:05 Jun 2022


The Higgins Green Team in Tāmaki Makaurau have a great opportunity to join the finance team as an Assistant Accountant. 

Reporting to the Branch Accountant, you’ll assist in the delivery of finance, and contract management support services for the branch through helping to manage and complete the financial and commercial reporting including budgeting, forecasting and daily/weekly/monthly financial reporting.  This also includes working with Project Managers to ensure contractual claims, earned value, cost forecasting and reporting is completed.

What you’ll bring to the role:
  • Tertiary qualification in accounting with up to 3 years post degree practical accounting experience
  • Ideally Chartered Accountant (or equivalent) or at least working towards this 
  • High attention to detail
  • Highly organised, ability to prioritise 
  • Skilled in using Excel 
  • Excellent communication skills

Higgins is a leading roading and civil infrastructure company in New Zealand. We are on a dynamic growth path with people at the heart of what we do every day. We offer a great working environment, competitive salary package, subsidised medical insurance and subsidised education and training for you and your dependants. As part of the wider Fletcher Construction and Fletcher Building businesses, there are also a wealth of career progression opportunities.

Higgins is committed to a drug-free workplace. The successful applicant will be required to pass pre-employment drug and alcohol testing along with a health check – you’ll need to be fit for work!

Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Building better roads for safer journeys – He pai ake te hanga o ngā rori, kia haumaru ai ngā haerenga

We welcome your individuality. We are enriched by so many nationalities, languages, religions, customs, and lifestyles. We are proud of our diversity and see it as one of the things that make us stronger.