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Starfish Social Services is a not-for-profit organisation that has been serving Matamata-Piako for over 10 years, providing community based social services.

We are currently looking for expressions of interest for a Finance and HR Administrator, who is a quick learner, proactive and efficient, with great organisational and time management skills.

Your responsibilities will include payroll, processing, and management accounting assisting with end of year financial accounts.

The position also includes business operation functions such as HR, Health & Safety, and supporting the Office Manager.

This is a busy and diverse role in a small supportive team.

To be successful, you will need the following requirements :

• Proficient in Xero, Microsoft 365 applications especially Excel, and a payroll software eg payhero
• Solid accounting knowledge - a minimum of 5 years’ experience
• Good computer and business/data analysis skills
• Highly organised, and the ability to juggle and prioritise with meticulous attention to detail
• Ability to work both autonomously and as part of a small team
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact with a diverse range of individuals
• Great attitude and willing to help out where needed
• Good grounding in people and safety management in areas such as recruitment, employment agreements, employment law and policy administration

If this sounds like you, please submit your CV and a brief covering letter, outlining your interest in the position and your relevant skills and experience to [email protected].

The successful candidate must have the legal right to live and work in New Zealand and have a full driver’s licence.

Police vetting clearance will be undertaken.
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Starfish Social Services is a not-for-profit organisation that has been serving Matamata-Piako for over 10 years, providing community based social services.

We are currently looking for expressions of interest for a Finance and HR Administrator, who is a quick learner, proactive and efficient, with great organisational and time management skills.

Your responsibilities will include payroll, processing, and management accounting assisting with end of year financial accounts. 

The position also includes business operation functions such as HR, Health & Safety, and supporting the Office Manager. 

This is a busy and diverse role in a small supportive team.   

To be successful, you will need the following requirements :

• Proficient in Xero, Microsoft 365 applications especially Excel, and a payroll software eg payhero
• Solid accounting knowledge - a minimum of 5 years’ experience 
• Good computer and business/data analysis skills
• Highly organised, and the ability to juggle and prioritise with meticulous attention to detail
• Ability to work both autonomously and as part of a small team
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact with a diverse range of individuals
• Great attitude and willing to help out where needed
• Good grounding in people and safety management in areas such as recruitment, employment agreements, employment law and policy administration 

If this sounds like you, please submit your CV and a brief covering letter, outlining your interest in the position and your relevant skills and experience to accounts@starfishservices.org.nz.

The successful candidate must have the legal right to live and work in New Zealand and have a full driver’s licence. 

Police vetting clearance will be undertaken.

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Blaise Batten

Starfish Social Services's Alternative Education rangatahi are back from a break, and kicking off the new year showcasing some pretty impressive artistic skills with these inspired wall murals. ... See MoreSee Less

Starfishs Alternative Education rangatahi are back from a break, and kicking off the new year showcasing some pretty impressive artistic skills with these inspired wall murals.

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Some amazing talent

Wow! That's awesome!

Are you, or someone you know aged 16 or 17?

Left school, or thinking about it?

Need support with driving lessons and obtaining a driver’s license?

Want help building a professional CV and preparing for job opportunities?

Our awesome team of Youth Coaches work alongside taiohi to engage them in employment, training or education, assist them in reaching personal goals, and support them in achieving a better future.

Chat to us at Starfish Social Services or call us on 0800 50 50 11 to learn more about how we can help.
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Are you, or someone you know aged 16 or 17?

Left school, or thinking about it?

Need support with driving lessons and obtaining a driver’s license?

Want help building a professional CV and preparing for job opportunities?

Our awesome team of Youth Coaches work alongside taiohi to engage them in employment, training or education, assist them in reaching personal goals, and support them in achieving a better future.

Chat to us at Starfish Social Services or call us on 0800 50 50 11 to learn more about how we can help.

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That's awesome 👏

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