Contracting Capabilities

Northpower provides contracting services across the North Island including engineering, infrastructure management and maintenance and construction.

Management Accountant

  • Ready to advance your career? 
  • Looking for a place where your skills can shine?
  • Want to join a team making a real impact? 
  • Excited to leave your mark on a company's success? 

If yes, we're ready to welcome you aboard!

The role
As our Management Accountant for our Central distribution region and based in Hamilton, you'll be the trusted advisor and partner with Contracting operations and delivery managers to ensure commercial outcomes are achieved, even surpassed and strategic opportunities are seized. You'll analyse trends, address potential issues and offer solutions while handling month-end reporting, forecasting and budgeting activities across the region.

Reporting to the Commercial Manager, you'll play a pivotal role in driving our shared objectives forward. You will need to demonstrate the following:

- Executing month-end processes and generating insightful reports
- Assisting in budget preparation and forecasting
- Contributing to strategic financial planning
- Providing essential analysis to support decision-making
- Ensuring financial integrity through reconciliations and regulatory reporting.

What’s in it for you?
We prioritize a positive, supportive workplace where collaboration thrives. Our leadership team champions every team member, fostering an environment where all can shine and do their best work.

You will enjoy benefits like:
- Competitive remuneration
- An in-house well-being programme, a peer support network (Kaitiaki) and EAP services
- Life Insurance and group discounted medical insurance
- Commitment to professional growth and development
- A friendly workplace where people are valued and appreciated
- Tailored leadership development in line with our specialised capability framework
- Option to join the Social club and participate in family and social events activities
- Discounted gym membership and a range of retail discounts

About you
This is a busy role with tight deadlines, it goes without saying you will be resilient and comfortable dealing with people at all levels.  You will also have:

- Proven financial management experience
- Proficiency in Excel and other Microsoft Office programs
- Strong interpersonal skills to foster collaborative working relationships
- Excellent numerical and analytical abilities, coupled with business acumen
- Attention to detail for accurate financial analysis
- Experience with ERP/MRP systems like SAP/JDE (preferred)
- A proactive approach to process improvement and promoting financial understanding
- Ability to anticipate challenges, meet deadlines, and advocate for best practices.

About us
Northpower is an electricity and fibre network provider for Whangārei and Kaipara, with more than 60,000 connected customers.

We are one of the largest multi-utility contractors in New Zealand, servicing the needs of clients in transmission, distribution, generation, fibre, renewables, and commercial sectors. We have a reputation for excellence and innovation, providing commercially viable solutions for electrical and telecommunication design, construction, and maintenance requirements.

We have over 1,400 staff working together across 14 locations to keep the power on and the lights going for our customers.

Get in touch!

If you love being part of a team and crave interesting and varied work, don't wait any longer - apply now! Visit our career's website and search for #REQ1261 to apply.

Suitable applicants will be interviewed whilst the advertisement is open. Send in your interest early!

Unfortunately, applications from those without the right to work in New Zealand cannot be considered. 

Pre-employment checks may include a criminal history check, drug and alcohol testing, and a medical assessment.

Northpower has an in-house recruitment team who manage recruitment for all our vacancies.  If you're interested in a role with us, we would encourage you to apply directly online to us, as we don't accept candidates via agency (unless the role is advertised by the agency at our request).