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Finance Accounts Clerk (Kaiawhina)

About Us

Te Rūnanga o Kirikiriroa is a kaupapa Māori organisation based on a whānau first, tikanga based, wellbeing approach. Our organisation works to a model of care centred around our pou (guiding principles) of manaakitanga, whanaungatanga, arohatanga, rangatiratanga, tika and pono. We deliver 30+ health and social services across the life span (i.e., from infants to the elderly) and have a team of over 100 people working across Hamilton city and beyond.

About the Role

The role is responsible for the day-to-day administrative function and support of the of the organisation’s finances and operational tasks.  Assisting with preparing the monthly accounts, end of year accounts and providing financial information as required. The Finance and Administrative Support will work collaboratively with all the Departments in a crucial financial and office administrative support role.

The role requires high integrity, an eye for detail, excellence, strong organisational abilities, and a structured approach to meet financial rhythm deadlines with accuracy in all aspects of the finance administration function.

Positions available

  • 1 x permanent, full-time, 40 hours/week
  • Monday-Friday, 8.30am – 5.00pm
  • From $27.50 per hour, dependent on qualifications and experience

You will be responsible for:

  • Supporting with financial Month End processes, reporting, and journal entries and ensuring monthly accruals are captured, where required
  • Daily monitoring of bank balances and credit card balances in relation to actual expense obligations 
  • Coding and uploading expense invoices
  • Monitoring, coding, and weekly reporting of rental income
  • Reconciling creditor and cash payments in Xero and coding other income 
  • Reconciliation of bank accounts on a daily/regular basis  
  • Maintaining and ensuring accuracy and input of financial information Xero
  • Proactively working with suppliers to streamline payment processes 
  • Reviewing Actual Expenses against the Budget for critical items and activities throughout the year
  • Provide training to employees on internal finance processes/finance apps, both existing and new employees 
  • Assist in preparing information required for the Annual Audit
  • Ensure all cash is banked when applicable 
  • Meet all deadlines of the daily/weekly/monthly, and annual finance functions
  • Support with payroll duties

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Strong Excel skills
  • Strong administration skills with an eye for detail
  • Very organized and structured
  • Strong understanding of Xero Accounting software
  • Good general IT skills with an understanding of systems a working knowledge of MS Windows and MS Office 365
  • Bookkeeping or Finance Administration experience
  • Experience in the not-for-profit sector is an advantage but not required
  • Payroll experience beneficial but not essential

 You will also have:  

  • Evidence of your fully vaccinated and boosted Covid-19 status
  • Proof of your right to work in New Zealand
  • A sound understanding of – and passion for – the mission and core values of Te Rūnanga o Kirikiriroa and a deep personal commitment to the values and culture of the organization.
  • Understanding of the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi and its impact on New Zealand society
  • The confidence to talk with our whanaunga (clients) and treat them with respect and grace
  • Resilience, discernment and wisdom, patience, grace, and integrity
  • The ability to take instruction and a willingness to adapt and learn
  • Ability to work cross-culturally and positively within our diverse team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Empathy and respect for team members


  • Work with a highly motivated, passionate team
  • Work in a team with experienced leadership
  • Be part of a wider organisation that seeks to improve the holistic wellbeing and development of urban Māori and Pasifika, as well as support anyone that walks through our doors
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • Observe and practice te ao Māori principles daily
  • Free parking
  • KiwiSaver
  • Supervision and/or mentoring
Full Time -
Between $57,200.00 - $66,940.00 dependent on qualifications and experience, aligning with pay equity
Dinsdale, Hamilton, New Zealand

To apply for this position you will need to provide the following:

  • COVID Vaccination Record
  • Current curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Cover letter outlining your suitability for the position and why this opportunity interests you.
We will be reviewing applications regularly as they are received, so don’t delay emailing your application to us.
For more information or queries regarding this position, please email:
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