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Systems Accountant Jobs & Recruitment

We've been helping New Zealand's Systems Accountant find jobs throughout Auckland and Wellington's Accounting & Finance industry for more than 20 years. If you're a Systems Accountant or a manager looking for one, we'd love to hear from you.

Entry requirements

Our clients often prefer candidates with a high level of accounting experience and exposure to a range of accounting systems and software. Having experience with systems development, particularly in accounting software, would also be beneficial.

Holding a relevant accounting, commerce or business degree would be advantageous.

Our clients also prefer candidates with strong written and verbal communication skills as these professionals regularly need to influence senior stakeholders.

What could you be doing?

A Systems Accountant’s role will usually report to the Financial Controller or Accounting/Finance Manager.

Typical day-to-day duties may include:

  • Reviewing system performance and identifying issues
  • Managing accounting system upgrades with IT 
  • Designing and implementing internal system controls
  • Reviewing and maintaining all financial systems policies and procedures
  • Collaborating with IT and financial staff to meet business requirements


After several years’ working as a Systems Accountant, you may expect to move into a more senior accounting position.

  • Accounting/Finance Manager
  • Commercial Manager
  • Financial Systems Manager

Who makes a great Systems Accountant?

A CA or CPA qualified Accountant or an Accountant who has nearly finished their chartered qualification, and has a solid understanding of modern financial systems, budgeting, and forecasting. You will also need to be enthusiastic and an excellent communicator, have a keen eye for detail, and the ability to juggle workloads and deadlines without breaking a sweat. If that sounds familiar, we’d love to hear from you!

Why choose Parker Bridge to help?

Whether you’re looking for the chance to move your career forward or to hire a fantastic Systems Accountant, we are global experts in accounting recruitment. 


We have a constant demand for experienced Systems Accountants for a range of different jobs throughout Auckland & Wellington. We also have some of the best hourly rates and salary packages on offer and, as specialists in Accounting & Finance recruitment, we work with some of the best employers. If you’re looking for your chance to work in either of New Zealand's most beautiful cities, look no further.


With more than two decades of experience, we have established ourselves as one of the most successful commercial accounting & finance recruitment partners because we understand the challenges businesses face in today's constantly shifting environment. Most of these challenges can be overcome with the right talent in the right roles and it is our objective to assist our clients to best these challenges through bespoke and dependable recruitment solutions.

What's next?

Let us know you're in the market for a new Systems Accountant job or employee by completing the form on this page.

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