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Executive Assistant, SAAS Team

The Specialist Audit and Assurance Services (SAAS) team provides expert, mostly non-financial, advice to support Audit New Zealand's core annual audit activity and public entities.

We're looking for an Executive Assistant to provide administrative and business support to the SAAS team (which includes Directors, Managers, and Advisors). The Executive Assistant will need to deal with confidential information, carry out financial analysis, invoicing, and reporting in a professional manner to ensure that matters are brought to closure.

The successful candidate will need:

  • Proven work experience and a successful track record in providing executive administrative support to management.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills and reporting.
  • Advanced Microsoft Word skills and the ability to achieve a high-quality standard when editing and finalising correspondence drafted by others.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and attention to detail and accuracy.
  • The ability to prioritise and handle multiple projects simultaneously, as well as resolving issues in a timely manner.

You must be able to gain a security clearance to apply for this position. See details below.

For more information, please contact Sandy Hoggarth on 04 917 1500 or

You must apply online through (you'll find the application form and position description there, too).

Applications close Wednesday 29 May 2019.

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Security clearance requirements: You must be able to obtain and maintain a Confidential national security clearance. Ordinarily to obtain this level of clearance candidates must be a New Zealand citizen, a permanent resident, or hold a current residency class visa, and intend to become a citizen when eligible. Candidates must have a five-year checkable background in countries where meaningful and reliable checks can be undertaken, which include the UK, USA, Canada, and Australia.

Page last updated: 15 May 2019