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Senior Accountant


Come work with us!

At RightWay, we have created a fantastic working model ensuring that we base everything we do around what’s best for the customer and what will help to add value to their business. We provide a full range of accounting compliance and advisory services to customers throughout the region and beyond. Our customers are successful SME and
high-end businesses operating across a range of industries. 


Having recently switched to a regional model and more personalised service for our customers, we are currently in the market for Senior Accountant based in our Auckland office. You should be CA or CPA qualified and have prior experience working in a public practice firm.


About the Role

We are looking for Senior Accountants who get excited by meeting a business owner who asks questions about how the numbers can be used beyond compliance and is passionate about their business and seeing it grow. Your typical day will extend beyond compliance into the realm of providing tangible value-add business advice to business owners.  We are interested in staff who are customer centric and interested in dealing with local customers day to day.


Key Duties include:

  • Maintaining the integrity of accounting information by recording, verifying, consolidating, and entering financial transactions
  • Preparing and recording asset, liability, revenue, and expense entries by compiling and analysing account information
  • Preparing, compiling, and reviewing financial statements with minimal supervision; taking ownership all the way through to the issuance of financial statements for our customers
  • Planning and supervising customer engagements - striving to develop exceptional customer relationships
  • Ability to produce management reports, budgets, and cash flow forecasts

Skills, Behaviours, Experience

  • A minimum of 4 years generalist accounting experience
  • Previous experience in a financial role at either an Accountant or Senior Accountant level
  • Experience working with data in order to check output and to understand data applications
  • Public practice experience and experience with NZ tax as relevant to the SME environment
  • Able to create and maintain strong working relationships with customers, external suppliers, and internal colleagues
  • Able to prioritise and manage workload effectively and to specified deadlines
  • Remains focused on the end task and desired results
  • Effective at identifying problems and providing appropriate solutions
  • Knowledge and experience using Xero
  • Prior knowledge of Spotlight or Futrli would be beneficial but not vital


  • A unique and flexible work environment
  • The chance to excel in your chosen profession (internal promotion is common at RightWay)
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Positive, creative, and FUN team and culture
If you want to be part of the RightWay team, and are passionate about helping customers, contact Rachel Harris rachel.harris@rightway.co.nz for a confidential discussion.