HR Coordinator

Auckland /
Corporate Services – People, Performance and Culture /
Permanent Full-Time
/ Hybrid
KPMG New Zealand is part of the international KPMG network and is one of the world's leading professional services organisations. We provide audit, tax, and advisory services to private individuals, SMEs, multi-nationals, and Government agencies.
KPMG New Zealand has a growing reputation amongst KPMG member firms globally for strong staff engagement anchored in a clearly articulated vision for the firm – “fuelling NZ’s prosperity”.
The People, Performance and Culture (PPC) team is responsible for providing the full range of human resources advisory, talent acquisition and learning and development services to all divisions and teams across all offices of KPMG New Zealand. The PPC team is a critical component of KPMG’s focus on People, Performance and Culture.

The opportunity:

    • We are looking for a dynamic experienced HR Administrator or Coordinator to support the People, Performance and Culture (PPC) team in a friendly, helpful and professional manner. It is a busy role that will require juggling a number of priorities and providing high quality, client-focused services with an emphasis on continuous improvement and problem solving.
    • In this role, you will be required to support the HR Business Partners and the wider PPC team to ensure needs are met from an administrative perspective.
    • We’ll provide you with an opportunity to work in a supportive, large People team, with a strong focus on your development to grow in your career.
    • This role can be based in either Tauranga, where the rest of our HR Coordinators are based, or in Auckland, where the majority of our PPC team are located.

Day to day you will:

    • Get involved with a wide range of HR generalist activities and work with our people across the firm to help achieve KPMG’s people objectives
    • Respond to internal queries by email, phone and in person
    • Create and format emails, letters and business documents
    • Process system updates
    • Regular report creation and analysis
    • Proactively resolve issues and make future-proofing improvements
    • Coordinate team activities and events
    • Take an innovative approach to streamlining processes and improve our service offering
    • Work collaboratively across the wider PPC team to share knowledge, skills and experience

What you'll bring to our team:

    • At least 2 years HR administration experience
    • Outstanding administration, planning and organisation skills - with the ability to determine priorities and work to deadlines
    • Excellent relationship building skills with the ability to liaise effectively with a range of people
    • Advanced business application skills (including as a minimum Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
    • Very high level of attention to detail
    • Innovative, solution-focused and a high level of initiative
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality
    • Proactive, can-do attitude with a flexible approach to work and ability to work additional hours if required
    • Clear and articulate communication skills
    • Be able to collaborate effectively within a team
Life at KPMG

KPMG values diversity in the workforce and we encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply for roles, including individuals with a disability, additional mental health needs, chronic health conditions or who identify as neurodivergent. 

If you encounter accessibility barriers or if you have access needs and require support to participate equitably in the recruitment process, please phone Georgia Davies on 04 816 4598 or email

We offer rewarding careers to talented individuals and a holistic range of benefits to support your life balance, whatever your circumstance. We want you to do Work That Matters, Thrive and Grow and know that you Belong here with us, at KPMG. 

As a KPMG employee, we will offer you:
—  Access to the firm's annual incentive scheme
—  Opportunities for local and international secondments
—  Hybrid working across a mix of office, client and home hubs to recognise that people have individual circumstances and preferences when it comes to where and how they work
— A technology starter pack to get your 'home hub' set up
— The ability to work from overseas and extend time connecting with friends and family outside New Zealand
—  Flexible leave options, including the ability to purchase additional annual leave.
—  Gender-neutral support for all stages of the parental journey, including access to 18 weeks of fully paid parental leave for all new parents
—   A paid professional association membership of your choice
—   Unlimited digital accreditations through our partnership with Microsoft, LinkedIn Learning, with bespoke learning pathways for all employees
—   A wide-range of special offers and discounts on insurances, banking services, and lifestyle goods and services.
—   The support, allyship and opportunity to join our many Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Affinity networks, including the Kiwa, Pride, Ethnicity, Accessibility and Wahine groups
—  The opportunity to participate in Green Team activities, as we work toward reducing the firm’s environmental footprint and become carbon zero by 2030
—  An invitation to join your local Social club and enjoy events aimed at bringing people together for social, sporting, cultural, family and fundraising activities
—  Paid time off for volunteering and involvement in citizenship activities
—  An array of health and wellness benefits such as free flu vaccinations, subsidised sporting events, free confidential counselling services, additional 5 days of Wellbeing leave to support you and your family's overall health and wellness, access to our Wellbeing portal with an extensive range of advice and resources and much much more!
We believe that diversity of background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, clients and communities. Our goal is to be recognised as an employer of choice for all, irrespective of gender, ethnicity, generation, flexible work status, family circumstances, sexual orientation or disability. Further info can be found on our website
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