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In Opotiki you truly can have a great work / life balance and enjoy our 'Coast by Nature'.
At Opotiki District Council operations are on a scale where a supportive and competent team environment allows creativity and innovation. Professional development and achievement is important and positions are often multidisciplinary or comprise both strategic and operational activity.​


Accounts Payable and Finance Support Officer

n this role you will be accountable for the effective and efficient processing of expenditure transactions, including follow up of amounts owed to council suppliers. You will also provide finance and corporate support tasks.

What's on offer?

We are offering a permanent full-time position in a busy and supportive team.

Your time to shine

You will have a sound understanding of computer-based accounting applications and financial management systems. A minimum of 5 years' experience in creditor's management or a similar finance related function. You will have an eye for detail and be accurate in your work. The ability to prioritise your workload is also essential.

Applications can be made onli​ne by clicking on the APPLY link below.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE Wednesday 30 May 2018 at 4pm

You can view a copy of the position description for this role here: Accounts Payable and Finance Support position description (PDF, 68KB)


​Assets and Systems Manager

Opotiki is on the edge of some challenging and exciting developments including aquaculture, the harbour development, kiwifruit, national cycleway and tourism.

What's on offer.

To support this exciting journey we are looking for an enthusiastic people manager who has experience and understanding of asset management processes applicable in NZ Local Government. There will be ample opportunity for you to develop in the role, which includes being part of the third tier management team. You will have the opportunity to develop and manage an integrated solution for Council's engineering, asset management and information systems, and you will assist in the development and tactical solutions for the strategic direction of water and roading services.

Your time to shine.

Ideally you will have a Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering, or a relevant qualification and demonstrated experience in a similar role. You take pride in project management and have excellent project management and modelling software skills, along with an advanced level of computer competency.

It's all here.

Sunny Opotiki is based in the Eastern Bay of Plenty only forty minutes from Whakatāne and two hours from Tauranga, Rotorua and Gisborne. Steeped in culture, it's a district of diversity with a landscape that ranges from beautiful coastal vistas, stunning beaches and secluded valleys to crystal clear mountain streams. Ōpōtiki's wonderful natural environment stretches along the Pacific Ocean coast against a backdrop of bush-clad mountain ranges. Here you can experience world-class fishing, diving, hiking, mountain biking and a wealth of other activities. The pretty Waioeka and Otara rivers pass right through town, and are frequently paddled by kayakers.

You can view a copy of the position description here: Assests and Systems Manager position description (PDF, 69KB)​

Applications can be made online by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE Monday 30 April at 4pm.


​​​​​Equal Employment Opportunities
Opotiki District Council is a member of the Equal Employment Opportunities Trust Employers Group.

Members endeavour to recruit, reward and develop employees on the basis of merit, recognising that effectively managing New Zealand's diverse population can lead to increased creativity, engagement and productivity.​
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