Office Administration Manager

Kaitaia, Permanent Position

  • Hands on role covering all aspects of administration & bookkeeping
  • Strong Interpersonal skills required
  • Enjoy this diverse role with flexible working hours

The team at Northscape are Northland’s landscaping specialists. We combine our experience in transforming challenging properties with a passion for creating exceptional exterior spaces including full range of services, including landscape design, construction, light civil and maintenance.

We have a position available for an experienced Office Administration Manager to assist our Staff, Directors and General Manager in Kaitaia.

Responsibilities of this role include:

  • Processing Invoices/ accounts payable (Xero)
  • Reconciling all Accounts including bank accounts (Xero)
  • PAYE and GST (Xero)
  • Payroll (Xero)
  • Health & Safety and Human Resources (Employment Agreements, Recruitment etc)
  • Month-end preparations/monthly management accounts
  • General reporting and office administration duties
  • Liaising with internal staff in relation to invoice queries and providing support as required for HR, H&S and Payroll
  • Job Management Software (Fergus)
  • Client Relationship Management (Pipedrive)
  • General office administration duties
  • Collating financial year end documentation for our accountants

The successful candidate must have experience in Accounts Administration functions, and must be fully proficient & experienced in Xero Accounting & Xero Payroll Software

Valuable Skills and attributes include

  • Excellent Computer Skills, especially G-Suite, Excel & Xero
  • Experience with accounts functions & Xero Accounting + Payroll Software
  • Great English communication skills
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Experience and confident in making decisions

Your hard work will be highly rewarded, we offer the following benefits:

  • Excellent remuneration based on experience and ability
  • Living & working in the beautiful Far North
  • Joining a company with a great reputation
  • Working with a small team where all staff have a say – you can make a difference

Only those who live in the area or are seriously considering moving to Kaitaia will be considered appropriate for this position.  Immediate start available.

So, if you feel confident in your ability to succeed in this role please APPLY NOW

The application form will include these questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • How many years’ experience do you have as an administration manager?
  • Which of the following accounting packages are you experienced with?
  • How many years of payroll experience do you have?
  • Do you have experience using Xero?

Location And Hours:

Location: Kaitaia, Far North, New Zealand

Hours: Negotiable


Rate: $50,000.00 +

Start Date:


To Apply:

We’re looking for someone who can hit the road running! If this sounds like you, and you have the right to work in New Zealand, then don’t hesitate and apply now including your CV and cover letter. 

Applications close 5pm 25 October 2023