Accounts Assistant - Elephant Hill, Hawke’s Bay
Please Quote Reference Number 86860
  • Experienced Accounts Administrator
  • Permanent part time role, 25 - 30 hours per week
  • Exciting opportunity to work for a highly regarded NZ, luxury winery brand

  • Elephant Hill is a luxury, family-owned winery & vineyard estate on the picturesque coastline in Hawke's Bay. We specialise in producing hand crafted, small batch, fine wines from our three sustainably farmed vineyards. The wines are highly rated by critics in New Zealand and globally and are exported to many markets around the world.

    Our architecturally designed winery, offices and Cellar Door overlooks the Pacific Ocean at Te Awanga, located only 15 minutes from Havelock North and Hastings. It is considered a 'must visit' wine destination in Hawke's Bay. Our small team manages all aspects of wine production and commercialisation from viticulture, winemaking and logistics, to finance, administration, sales & marketing. An exciting opportunity has arisen to join us in a permanent part-time role as Accounts Assistant, based at the winery in Te Awanga.

    What's on offer:
    • Work for a highly regarded New Zealand, luxury winery brand
    • Based at a stunningly located office and cellar door with unrivalled views of the ocean
    • Enjoy the sunny Hawke's Bay region, climate & lifestyle
    • Join a small high-performance team that values a healthy work life balance
    • Benefit from a generous staff wine allowance
    • Join our free weekly staff yoga class
    • Flexible part time hours to suit personal/family commitments (weekly 25-30 hours)
    What we are looking for & key tasks:
    • Relevant experience in a similar role within a finance or admin team
    • Knowledge of financial accounts software, specifically ExoNet/MYOB, would be advantageous
    • Ability to work closely with the CEO/CFO to offer accounting and admin support
    • Be responsible for all aspects of accounts payable invoice processing and payments
    • Prepare monthly PAYE & GST returns (with external accountancy firm)
    • Assist with monthly GL reconciliation and administration duties in a timely manner
    • Back up for fortnightly payroll (with outsourced payroll company)
    • Good attention to detail, efficiency and accuracy of data entry essential
    • An interest in wine would mean you'd fit well into our team
    Whilst our offices are generally open from 8.30am - 5.00pm, this role is part time and so would be ideal for someone looking for work within school hours e.g. 9.00am to 2.30pm.

    If you would like to play an important role within the Elephant Hill team, please apply now through our online application form below.

    All applications must have the right to legally work in New Zealand.

    Elephant Hill Holdings Ltd
    Please Quote Reference Number 86860

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