Māori Sector Manager – Business Advisory Services

Rotorua, NZ OR Tauranga, NZ
Tax & Business Advisory – Business Advisory - Accounting Services /
Permanent Full-Time /
Hybrid
Tōia mai te waka! - Haul the canoe! 
Ki te urunga te waka!  - To the entrance place! 
Ki te moenga te waka!  - To the resting place! 
Ki te takotoranga i takoto ai te waka!  - To the place where it will lie! 
 
Join us. But be you. At Deloitte, you’ll do more than just join something, you’ll add something.  You’ve found a place that values your curiosity, passion, and desire to work alongside brilliant people on the things that really matter. There really is only one question: What impact do YOU want to make? 
 
·         Join our team of 50 plus accounting specialists in our Rotorua office
·         Opportunity to be part of a leading global organisation
·         Flexibility available to ensure work-life harmony
·         Help to grow the Māori economy through accounting and business advisory services
 
Our Business Advisory Services team is looking for a Māori Sector Manager to join them in Rotorua.
 
About this team: 
 
Deloitte has both a deep knowledge of the Māori economic entities and a breadth of experience applying that knowledge in practice. Our approach combines insight and innovation from multiple disciplines with business and industry knowledge to help our clients excel. We utilise this knowledge and experience by simplifying complex problems for clients and enhancing their visibility for making informed strategic decisions. In Rotorua our Hourua Pae Rau team is dedicated to partnering with Māori Iwi, Māori Trusts, government and businesses wishing to align their work with and for the benefit of Māori. Hourua Pae Rau represents the largest Māori professional services team in Aotearoa and work with over 300 Māori Trusts and Iwi entities.
 
Your typical day will include: 
·         Being a role model and mentor for our Accountants by providing on-the-job training and development opportunities, influencing the team positively.
·         Managing multiple jobs concurrently.
·         Regular communication with clients and teams to ensure the smooth running of jobs. 
·         Reviewing financial statements and tax returns prepared by junior staff members.
·         Reviewing management accounts.
·         Building trusted and credible client relationships. 
·         Identifying and providing insightful recommendations about a broad range of accounting issues in a timely manner.
 
Enough about us, let’s talk about you. You are someone with: 
·         5+ years accounting experience.
·         CA qualified (or equivalent).
·         Solid understanding of the accounting and tax issues facing Māori entities in NZ.
·         Experience in financial modelling and forecasting would be beneficial.
·         Experience in FC or CFO roles is preferred but not essential.
·         Proven ability to build strong relationships with clients & colleagues.
·         Excellent organisational and communication skills. 
·         An energetic and proactive attitude. 
·         Experience leading successful teams, mentoring junior staff, managing priorities and delivering to deadlines.
 
 
 
So, who is Deloitte in Aotearoa? 
 
We are driven to create an impact that matters at every opportunity. Supported by a strong leadership team and member firms from over 150 countries across the globe, Deloitte New Zealand is in the business of solving complex problems.   
Over our 175-year history, we have built a reputation for impactful delivery across audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax, and technology services.   
Deloitte in Aotearoa recognises the uniqueness of our country identified in our founding document, Te Tiriti o Waitangi.  We uphold our responsibility(s) to the founding document and acknowledge Māori as the Tangata Whenua/Indigenous people.   
 
Our workplace and culture 
We are driven by our desire to create positive outcomes for our clients, communities, and people.  Our purpose is to make an impact that matters. Everything we do is with intent - the intent to make a meaningful difference. 
Our shared values are at the heart of everything we do. Living these values, including ‘taking care of each other’ and ‘fostering inclusion’, is essential to ensuring everyone feels included at work and able to reach their full potential.  
For us to succeed and thrive as an organisation, we understand the importance of creating a culture where diverse perspectives matter and where everyone is given an equal opportunity to grow and develop. 

Deloitte New Zealand rewards 
We hold a simple belief – that our people’s hard work should be recognised and rewarded beyond their remuneration. 
We have reimagined what ‘work’ looks like and how we can empower all our people to create a work experience that is distinct to their needs. Founded on concepts of trust, balance, wellbeing and the importance of personal connection, this is the Deloitte experience. 

We offer 
·         Flexible work arrangements – work in a way that suits you, us and our clients best     
·         Subsidised professional qualifications and paid professional memberships 
·         Subsidised health insurance 
·         Income protection insurance 
·         22 days annual leave 
·         Social events, social sports teams, and monthly firm drinks 
·         A focus on wellness and well-being  
·         Community focused volunteer days 
·         A focus on the environment and sustainability 
·         Plus much more 
 
Does this sound like the sort of role and organisation for you? Then apply now! We’d love to hear from you. 
Mauri ora ki a koe/The essence of life to you  
Deloitte is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Knowing that people work best in different ways, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements if the working pattern you are looking for is not specifically indicated.  If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process. 

Studies have shown that women and people from under-represented backgrounds are less likely to apply for roles where they do not match the job description criteria exactly. If you're excited about this role and think you have what it takes, but your experience doesn't align 100%, we still want to hear from you and would encourage you to apply.

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