principal advisor - strategic finance in wellington central

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NZ$ 115,000 per year
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wellington central
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NZ$ 115,000 per year
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job description

Are you looking for a role where no 2 days are the same and you can have a real impact on the lives of the general public by providing your expertise at a high level?

Randstad are now looking for a Strategic Finance professional to join an extremely dynamic organisation in a Principal Advisory position on a permanent basis. The role, which sits in the funding and performance team, would enable you to have a real effect on the strategic direction of the organisation.You will be providing senior leadership up to Ministerial level with strategic insight on organisational performance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and develop strategies in order to improve baseline performance
  • Develop new initiatives to demonstrate optimal use of resources and a return on investment
  • Analyse internal data for strategically significant trends
  • Produce top quality reports, such as cost benefit analysis of initiatives in accordance with internal and external requirements.
  • Liaise with the Treasury on external budget requirements and Cabinet papers.
  • Lead the preparation of briefing material for the leadership team and Ministers on budget strategy and bilateral meetings.
  • Lead the development of funding scenarios and identify requirements for proposed business initiatives.
  • Take a leading role in coaching and mentoring the programme teams.
  • Actively identify and manage risks alongside proposing mitigation where necessary.
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with stakeholders such as budget managers and external agencies and vendors.

Qualification Requirements:

  • A CA qualification or equivalent is preffered.
  • A relevant tertiary qualification such as Business/Finance/Accounting/Policy/Commerce.
  • A strong understanding of policy development processes, Parliamentary processes and workings of legislation.
  • Experience of working in a similar role, ideally within the public sector.

If you’re an experienced finance professional who matched the above criteria and are looking to create positive change in a dynamic position at a senior level, then please apply now.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply to the link provided. If you would like discuss this in more detail please contact Mark on 04 471 6464 or

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


Strategic Finance/Principal Advisor/Budgeting/Statement of Intent/Annual Reports

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree