Temp & Permanent Staff

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(06) 878 0026

130 Queen Street East
Hastings, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
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Intermediate Accountant - Farming
  • Outstanding workplace culture
  • 3+ years NZ CA experience
  • Locally owned, internationally connected

Have you considered a lifestyle move to the sunny Hawke’s Bay?  Our region is a mecca for food and wine lovers, it's also a great place to enjoy the outdoors, with outstanding beaches, cycling trails and walking tracks, as well as iconic natural landmarks such as Cape Kidnappers and Te Mata Peak. 

We have an abundance of quality schools to choose from, both public and private, and more affordable living than other larger cities. There really is something for everyone in our beautiful region. 

Our client, PKF Carr & Stanton is a leading accountancy and business advisory firm in Hastings.  They pride themselves on being locally owned, internationally connected and outcome focused.  They thrive on building relationships with their clients and identifying new opportunities. 

Their Farming Growth Team, a specialist division of PKF Carr & Stanton, are committed business advisers with a focus on farming success.  They understand what makes a rural business different and specialise in providing accurate financial information and advice to support rural businesses over the long term.  This area of their business is experiencing phenomenal growth and as a result they are looking to further expand their team. 

PKF Carr & Stanton currently have an opportunity for a full time, rural focused, Intermediate Accountant to join their team.  This role will be interesting, challenging, rewarding and offers the opportunity to further develop knowledge and experience of the rural sector. 
Key responsibilities will include:
  • Preparation of financial statements
  • Fostering key client relationships
  • Providing accounting system advice
  • Preparing tax returns
  • Budgets, cash flows and benchmarking

The person that they are looking for will:

  • Ideally have 3+ years experience working within a NZ CA firm
  • Have a farming background and a real passion for the rural sector
  • Enjoy client contact and building relationships
  • Be a team player
  • Be driven to succeed
  • Be proactive and continuously looking to make improvements

Whilst our client would like to fill this position as soon as possible they are flexible and open to postponing the start date until early 2018 for the right candidate. 

PKF Carr & Stanton’s core values extend to every aspect of their business and provide the foundations for behaviour, attitude and decision making.  These values define their business culture and are key drivers to achieving their goals and helping clients to achieve theirs.  Their core values are about driving growth, building relationships, exceeding expectations, making it fun and having a good life balance. 

PKF Carr & Stanton take pride in their family like culture and empowering and developing their team members to be the best that they can.  If this role sounds like you and you are looking to join a great team in the fabulous Hawke’s Bay please apply now by emailing your resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. quoting "Farm Accountant" in the subject line.

Some things you need to know:

- Applications will only be considered from people currently residing in NZ and who hold a valid work visa 
- Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for this position; unsuccessful candidates will be notified via email