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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 Accountants for our Central region. You should be CA or CPA qualified or QBE (qualified by experience), and have recent experience working in a CA firm. Agri-business experience is an advantage.


About the role

We are looking for Senior Accountants who get excited by working with business owners, helping them understand their numbers. You will be passionate about the success of their business, and your typical day will extend beyond compliance into the realm of providing tangible value-add business advice to business owners.

If farming is your passion, there will be plenty of opportunity to develop your career as an agri-business specialist.


Based in either our New Plymouth, Martinborough, or Wellington offices, both part-time and full time roles are available. Our cloud-based systems and flexibility mean working from home is also an option for the right person. 

Key duties will include: 
  • Preparation of year-end financial statements and tax returns
  • Monthly and quarterly management reporting for key customers
  • Tax planning, cashflows, budgeting, and other advisory work
  • Developing and maintaining strong relationships with a portfolio of customers

Skills, behaviours and experience:
  • A minimum of four years' general accounting experience
  • Recent public practice experience in a BAS environment at Accountant or Senior Accountant level
  • Recent experience with New Zealand tax as relevant to the SME environment
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Able to create and maintain strong working relationships with customers and colleagues
  • Able to prioritise and manage workload effectively and to specified deadlines
  • Solutions focused
  • Experience using Xero and other cloud based software including Spotlight, Futurli, Figured, or CashManager Rural an advantage
  • A unique and flexible work environment
  • Ability to work from home
  • 100% cloud based - no hardcopy workpaper files!
  • Career progression and the chance to excel in your chosen profession (internal promotion is common at RightWay)
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Positive, creative, and FUN team culture

If you want to be part of the RightWay team, and are passionate about helping customers, contact Pauline Latta 
pauline.latta@rightway.co.nz for a confidential discussion. As we are reviewing applications as they are received, we recommend registering your interest as soon as possible.