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Joy Business Academy

Management Accountant

Business / Leads – Auckland, Parnell
Department Business / Leads
Employment Type Contractor
Minimum Experience Experienced

About Joy Business Academy 

Joy Business Academy is a growing and ambitious studio leading lifelong learning. We use modern digital tools, game design techniques and innovative technologies to re-envision the delivery of innovative learning solutions. 

We are calling out for our new Management Accountant to manage all internal finance and accounting functions including monthly board reports, budget preparation & approval, management of Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Payroll functions, preparation of timely monthly reports and forecasts; Completion of annual financial statements and liaison with external advisors, development of internal controls & policies, and systems development and continuous improvement.

You’ll be coming to a team with a strong sense of ownership and pride over their work, as well as one that is deeply attuned to creating positive social impact for a wide range of learning communities.

Sounds intriguing? Read up on what we’re looking for and let us know if you are the one.

Your responsibilities  (a.k.a what you can expect to do on a day-to-day basis)

  • Developing financial strategy in accordance with stakeholders.

  • Management of all accounting operations including Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Payroll. 

  • Cash flow management.

  • Preparation of annual budget and forecast information. 

  • Preparation of timely financial reporting and analysis, as required. 

  • Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting, ensuring compliance with NZ statutory law, tax and financial reporting regulations.

  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting.

  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.

Profile (a.k.a requirements to be successful in the role)

  • Well-developed leadership and team building skills.

  • Highly effective communication skills.

  • Experience in all aspects of accounting operations and functions.

  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures. 

  • Experience in preparation and completion of monthly reporting financial information, and annual financial reporting requirements.

  • Strong management of 3rd party advisors including Accountants, Auditors, Lawyers and Property Managers.  

  • Excellent systems and administration skills.

What we offer: 

  • Have an impact : with innovation and smart technology, we are changing the way people learn, and you too can have an impact on this disruptive adventure. 

  • Be part of the early stages of the fast growing start-up: where everyone is equally important and works together on uncharted challenges alongside inspiring colleagues in a diverse environment. 
  • Innovative learning experience: challenge yourselves and keep building your skills 
  • Fun at work and beyond : join our regular team events – there's always something to celebrate!
  •  Feel at home : We provide you a comfortable working space, free drinks, a casual dress code, 

If this role sounds like your next opportunity, please send your resume, examples of your work, and an accompanying cover letter that includes:

  • Key relevant experience

  • Why you would like to work for JBA

We are an equal opportunity employer and value having members that represent our global diversity. We strongly encourage any individual regardless of race, religion, colour, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status to apply for this role.


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  • Location
    Auckland, Parnell
  • Department
    Business / Leads
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