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Finance Business Partner

Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment
New Zealand
Full Time
Partial remote, time in workplace
Applications close:
Posted 2 weeks ago

Tēnei tūranga - About the Role:

The Finance Business Partner Immigration New Zealand (INZ) role reports to the Head of Finance Business Partnering INZ within the Finance Business Partnering branch of F+P.  In this role, you would partner with the INZ portfolio GMs and the Head of Finance Business Partnering INZ to set the direction and drive the implementation of INZ’s financial strategy. While doing so, you will ensure alignment with the overall Ministry’s strategic plan and stated outcomes. 

You would use your extensive financial expertise to work with the Head of Finance Business Partnering INZ to effectively lead the financial management and support the non-financial management processes. You will achieve this by collaborating with your stakeholders and by providing insightful financial advice to influence the strategic and operational decision-making processes. 

You would effectively influence senior stakeholders and provide assurance to the Senior Leadership Team by ensuring financial management processes, procedures and reporting comply with legislative requirements and best practice.

MBIE supports flexible working including but not limited to start and finish times to support work and home balance.  As a senior finance professional, the Finance Business Partners are expected to deliver within a high trust and autonomy environment. Talk to us about what works for you and us.

About the branch
The Finance Business Partnering branch, which sits within F+P, works in partnership with business groups, supporting them to deliver their services effectively and efficiently, allowing the Ministry to achieve its outcomes. The Finance Business Partnering branch is the conduit between F+P and the business groups.

We will provide you with training opportunities to support your professional and career development. 

Ngā pukenga me ngā wheako e hiahiatia ana - Skills and Experience Required

We are looking for a self-driven and pragmatic CA (or equivalent) who has:

  • Significant experience in financial management & reporting within large, complex and diverse organisations
  • Experience in driving outcomes and managing diverse stakeholder interests
  • Experience team player who is comfortable with collaborating and contributing at senior leadership team level 
  • Ability to engage and establish effective working relationships 
  • Must have the legal right to live and work in New Zealand
  • Must be CAANZ qualified or equivalent

Ētahi kōrero mō MBIE - About MBIE:

MBIE's goal is to create a resilient and high-performing economy that delivers real and ongoing quality of life for all New Zealanders.

We do this by working with others to create an environment that supports businesses to be more productive and internationally competitive, enables all New Zealanders to participate in the economy through improved job opportunities and by working to ensure quality housing is more affordable.

People are at the heart of our mahi, our way of working is guided by our values which shape our behaviours.

  • Mahi Tahi – Better Together
  • Māia – Bold and brave
  • Pae Kahurangi – Build our Future
  • Pono Me Te Tika – Own It


Our aspirations are echoed in our Māori identity – Hīkina Whakatutuki – which broadly means ‘lifting to make successful'.

MBIE recognises the partnership founded under Te Tiriti o Waitangi between Māori and the Crown and is committed to giving effect to Te Tiriti o Waitangi. We will do this through enduring, meaningful and effective partnerships with iwi, Māori, other Māori groups/organisations and the Crown, as this is critical to enable economic and social development, both for Māori and for wider Aotearoa New Zealand. We are committed to continuing to partner with iwi in order to find new sustainable solutions to address long standing systemic and cross-cutting issues facing Māori and wider Aotearoa New Zealand and we are also committed to identifying opportunities for iwi to lead and creating an enabling environment for iwi to leverage these opportunities.

E mōhio ana a Hīkina Whakatutuki i puea ake te kōtuinga I waenganui i a ngāi Māori me te Karauna i Te Tiriti o Waitangi, ā, kei te whai ia ki te whakaū ake i Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Mā te whai kiko o ngā kōtuinga ahungaroa o ngāi wi, o ngāi Māori, me ētahi atu rōpū Māori ki te Karauna, katutuki tēnei. He āhuatanga nui tēnei e āhei ai ngā mahi whanaketanga ā-ohanga, ā-pāpori hoki ki a ngāi Māori me Aotearoa whānui. E whai tonu ana mātou ki te kōtui atu ki ngā iwi mō te rapu huarahi hou ki te whakaara i ngā kaupapakua roa nei e tāmi ana i a ngāi Māori me Aotearoa whānui, ā, e whai ana hoki ki te tautohu i ngā āheinga kōkiritanga mā ngā iwi, me te tautoko i ngā iwi kia whai mana ake ai ēnei āheinga.

Me pēhea te tono - How to Apply:

Click here to view a position description. All applications must be submitted via our online process and include a Cover Letter and CV outlining your interest and suitability for the role. 

Email Dorinda Te Kiri at [email protected] quoting ref MBIE/14616 if you have any further questions.


Applications close 22 February 2024

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