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Business Administrator

Royal Oak Community Ministries - Auckland
  • Fulltime permanent role
  • Exciting career opportunity

Hours Monday to Friday 37.5 hours p/w.

About The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army has been transforming lives since 1865.  We work in over 130 countries, coordinated by our International Headquarters in London and we are a registered charity under the Charities Act 2005.  The Army has over 3000 officers and employees in New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa and is recognised as a high value employer.  The mission of The Salvation Army in New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa is: Caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society.

About the Centre

Royal Oak Community Ministries is tasked to provide social service support to the community and wider Salvation Army in the central Auckland area; this includes emergency housing, social work support, financial mentoring, counselling and welfare assistance.

About the role

Royal Oak Community Ministries is a busy Centre and the role requires flexibility and empathy, with a heart for The Salvation Army’s mission in central Auckland.

We are looking for a go getter with a minimum of three years’ experience in business administration, who is highly organised, adaptable, proactive and takes initiative.  Your outstanding interpersonal skills will see you quickly build relationships with all types of employees and management.

Key tasks

  • Payroll;
  • Setting, monitoring and presenting financial budgets;
  • Financial reporting and processing;
  • Office administration;
  • Human resource administration.

Person Specification

  • Accounting and Bookkeeping experience essential;
  • Strong administrative skills;
  • Previous payroll experience an advantage;
  • Experience with Microsoft office and the ability to learn software programs easily;
  • Strong written and verbal communication and negotiation skills;
  • Strong initiative and the ability to focus on opportunities and solutions;
  • Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to adapt and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

To apply please send your cover letter, CV (including referee details) and completed application form to:

Our application form can be downloaded here and needs to be included as part of your application.

Applicants for this position will need to have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.  All employment offers are subject to the completion of a satisfactory Ministry of Justice clearance/Police Check.

Closing date

Applications close by 12 noon on Friday the 10th July 2020

The Salvation Army is a worldwide evangelical Christian church and human service provider. It is committed to caring for people, transforming lives and reforming society – all through the love of God shown in Jesus. The successful applicant should therefore show an ability to identify with the mission and values of The Salvation Army.