Principal Business Advisor - Finance

Excellent opportunity for a Principal Advisor to ad real value to an organisation with significant purpose.

Your new company
This large government organisation, based close to all forms of public transport, is looking for a highly experienced Principal Advisor to join their strategic finance & planning Covid-19 response team.

Your new role
Your main duties and responsibilities are;
  • Manage budget processes for cost pressure initiatives.
  • Develop new initiatives.
  • Expenditure re-prioritisation and review of savings options.
  • Assist with budget & costing related communications.
  • Advise on strategy & investment priorities across the business.

What you'll need to succeed
  • Highly experienced in critical thinking and risk analysis.
  • Ability to develop and provide advice to executive level members of staff.
  • Excellent relationship management skills - you will need to know how to engage a very busy workforce!
  • Ability to handle ambiguity and a continuously changing landscape therefore you must be adaptable to change.
  • Ability to provide reporting/information with actionable insights.
  • Extensive experience working for a similar large and complex government organisation.

What you'll get in return
This is an opportunity to provide an important service to the NZ Government post Covid-19. You will be part of a high-profile work programme with the chance to work on, provide solutions and resolve fundamental issues.

What you need to do now
If this role sounds like you or someone you may know, please contact Khalid Elazrag on 0224516951 or email for further information. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact me for a confidential discussion on your career.


Job type:
Accountancy Firms
Senior Finance
Closing date
27 Aug 2020
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Talk to a consultant

Talk to Khalid Elazrag, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Wellington

Level 3, Featherston House, 119-123 Featherston Street

Telephone: +64224516951

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