Orora Packaging Solutions Assistant Accountant in Manukau, New Zealand

Our name may not be instantly recognisable, but chances are, our packaging touches your life every day! From cartons, bottles & cans through to innovative point of purchase displays and recycling solutions, we help our customers package and present their products for maximum appeal to you, the consumer. Whilst we are amongst the world leaders in containing everything from washing powder to wine there is one thing we will never want to contain… You and your passion!

Opportunity to continue your career with established brand delivering to New Zealand’s brand name customers. Assistant Accountant reporting to our Commercial Manager, you will assist with the accounting, preparation and reporting of financial results including supporting commercial team with financial and commercial functions required of them on the everyday basis.

Based in Auckland, this outstanding opportunity will provide you with opportunity of wide ranging development, but with a focus on Management and Statutory Accounting, including:

  • Balance sheet reconciliations

  • Journals

  • month end accounting and reporting

  • forecast, maintain job costing and estimating models

  • maintain and report customer profitability and stock variance reporting

  • Get involved in operational support projects

To be successful in this role you will be degree qualified, self-motivated with experience and interest in the manufacturing sector:

  • BA and CA/CPA qualified or studying towards professional qualification

  • Minimum 3 years accounting experience

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment desirable.

  • Strong problem solving, analytical and spreadsheet skills.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Discipline, driven and dedicated.

  • Committed to meeting deadlines.

  • Honest and ethical.

  • An ability to work as an integral part of a close knit team.

  • Have a motivated, pro-active approach to their work.

  • Ability to effectively communicate (both written and verbal)

  • Competent with Microsoft Office products. Advance excel.

Outstanding career opportunity to continue to develop and grow for the right person

Interested candidates are informed that no recruitment agencies have been briefed on this role. Your best means of applying is to Orora directly.

Whilst we recognise the value of recruitment agencies we won’t be accepting introductions from third parties on this occasion so thanks in advance for letting us get on with it!