Graduate Accountant

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Finance
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Palmerston North
  • Job Reference:14661
  • Closing Date:20 Dec 2019


Graduate Accountant
Genuine career prospects for a high performer
Opportunity to be a part of a growing New Zealand business

About Higgins
Higgins (part of the Fletcher Building Group) is a leading roading and civil infrastructure company in New Zealand. Many people have built great careers with Higgins over the last 60 years. As a member of the Higgins Green Team that opportunity is open to you as we work, grow and have fun together building tomorrows New Zealand.

About the Opportunity 

We are looking for a Graduate Accountant who will be based at our Palmerston North Group Office. You will be motivated, have a positive work ethic and keen to develop new skills. Supporting some of our branches, you will develop expertise in areas such as purchasing and creditors, debtors and credit control, assistance with cashflow forecasting, supporting projects, stock administration, balance sheets, month end and budgets. You will need to be tech savvy and have the desire to gain skill in the systems we use including Dynamics. You should also see yourself undergo professional training through working towards a CA qualification.

You will need to have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Exceptional communication skills are a must, given that you’ll be required to interact with a wide number of key internal stakeholders. This is a hands-on role so we are looking for a quick thinker who can solve issues, have high attention to detail and provide accurate information promptly.

About you 
Tertiary qualification in accounting 
High attention to detail
Highly organised, ability to prioritise 
Advanced in Excel, and comfortable with new technology and computer systems.
Excellent communication skills

We Offer:
Opportunity to be a part of a growing New Zealand business
Competitive package 
On-going training and development 
Fletchers Benefits Programme, including discounted health insurance, Employee Welfare Fund & share scheme. 
Employee Education Fund to help you and your family reach your educational aspirations

How to Apply:
Ready for a career? If so, we would love to hear from you! Please apply directly online.

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