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Careers

Careers

Foster Moore is a world leading technology firm with its roots firmly based in New Zealand. Specializing in the implementation of electronic registry solutions, we’ve made our mark both in NZ and around the world. Our team are viewed as experts in registry design, operation and development and our dedicated registry solution, Catalyst, is the product of over 20 years experience in building online, statutory registries.

At Foster Moore we recognize that our people are a huge part of our success. That’s why we believe in providing a stimulating work environment, encouraging our employees to develop their strengths, voice their ideas and reach their full potential. Our people really know their stuff, are passionate about what they do, and have fun doing it.

If you are interested in applying for a role, or know someone who may fit the bill, apply now with a covering letter and CV.
Please send all applications to careers@fostermoore.com

Open Vacancies

Accountant - Auckland

Accountant - Auckland

It’s not everyday that an opportunity for an Accountant to join our fabulous Finance team comes up! If you love Organisational Accounting & Accounts Management, are a recently qualified CA or aspire to grow your career in the Accounting/Financial field, then you don’t want to miss this opportunity!

This role is pivotal to the success of Foster Moore. You’ll provide accurate, timely and relevant financial reporting and management information so that the business line leaders are able to make informed decisions for the betterment of the business.

You’ll be involved in the processing, analysis, and reporting of financial transactions by making sure that information is accurate, complete and delivered within agreed timeframes.

Key tasks include:

– Maintenance of the general ledger systems for preparation of monthly board
reports;
– Performing month-end accounting procedures, including the preparation of GL
journals and producing reports as required;
– Preparation and submission of statutory returns as required including GST,
PAYE, HST, Department of Statistics Surveys;
– Assisting in monitoring and reporting on cash flow;
– Assisting with the preparation of the Annual Budget;
– Manage the group’s Accounts Payable function and assist as required, including
back-up of the role. Process international creditor invoices and manage
settlement;
– Manage the group’s Accounts Receivable function, including processing of
monthly invoices, reconciliation of Sales Summary, Revenue allocation across
cost centres, Accrue project WIP, Deferred Revenue, customer accounts;
– Guiding administration staff by coordinating activities and answering
questions;
– Manage company credit & travel card processing, analysis, GL & project/job
codes;
– Manage the banking processes including creation of international creditor and
payroll batches. Reconcile all bank accounts across the group to the GL;
– Examining expenses submitted by employees;
– Inter-company transactions: calculate monthly charges, raise invoices and
process to respective companies;
– Intra dept transactions: calculate monthly charges, processing Journal entries;
– Preparation of GST (Australia/NZ), HST (Canada), Resident Withholding Tax (NZ)
and BAS Returns (Australia). Ensure filing and payment within required
deadlines to all regulatory bodies;
– Payroll GL analysis including employee dept check, GL Journal processing,
Expense report analysis & journal entries, Holiday Pay movement journal, TOIL
liability tracking, bonus accrual; and
– Maintenance of the groups’ fixed asset register registers.

As an individual you will:

– Have excellent communication skills;
– Be flexible and adaptable;
– Have a willingness to roll sleeves up and really own the role;
– Have the ability to develop relationships and get involved with the business;
– Have the ability to interpret numbers and provide meaningful analysis to
business line leads;
– Always be questioning ‘why’ and be a curious thinker; and
– Be a new qualified CA from top tier accounting firm, perhaps looking for your
first opportunity within a challenging yet rewarding commercial environment.

Experience wise you will:

– Have the ability to analyse and communicate financial information;
– Have sound knowledge of organisational accounting procedures;
– Have financial/management accounting process knowledge;
– Understand spreadsheets, data analysis and reconciliation procedures
principles;
– Understand foreign currency transactions and ability to process correctly;
– Have strong administrative and procedural skills;
– Have strong computer literacy – with a sound knowledge of accounting software
and spreadsheet programmes;
– At least be at Intermediate level in Microsoft Excel along with a working
knowledge of other Microsoft products (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Teams);
– Consistently demonstrate personal integrity, professional values, ethical
conduct and motivation;
– Be proactive and show initiative to improve processes and systems;
– Be Flexible- as the Finance Team and function changes and grows;
– Be an absolute team player;
– Plan, organise, and monitor activities without supervision; and
– Adhere to the fundamental principles of the Code of Ethics.

Even better if you:

– Have knowledge of MYOB financial and payroll systems;
– Are at an Advanced level in Microsoft Excel;
– Have Experience administering a new financial accounting system; and
– Have knowledge of US, Canadian and Australian tax regulations.

Please note, you must currently hold the legal right to live and work in New Zealand in order to be considered for this role.

If you think you’re the right fit for this role, please send your Resume and Cover Letter to careers@fostermoore.com

Application close February 14, 2020.

Business Consultant - Toronto

We have a rare opportunity for a Business Analyst to join our team in Toronto!

In this role you’ll act as the pivot or intermediary between Foster Moore and our partners/customers. Ensuring that our product, Catalyst’s, features are well understood, and solutions for business/user requirements are well documented for delivery by the product.

You’ll get the opportunity to take on a range of tasks that will enable you to grow your career – Business Systems Analysis; Specification Review & Monitoring; Project Support; Application Support; and take on some Scrum Product Owner responsibilities in accordance with Agile methodology.

We’re looking for people with the following:

– At least 10 years’ experience in the Information Technology industry;
– A post-secondary degree in Computer Science, Engineering or other appropriate
discipline;
– A sound technical knowledge of programming, system design, IT infrastructure
and database concepts;
– Ability to analyse, isolate and interpret business needs and develop
appropriate technical solutions;
– Stakeholder management experience;
– MS Office Suite knowledge
– Familiarity with IT Hardware troubleshooting;
– Customer Service experience – preferably in a Service Desk or similar role;
– Familiarity with Helpdesk ticketing software;
– System Monitoring experience;
– Familiarity with software testing/development;
– Experience with JIRA or Trello preferred;
– Excellent communication skills – verbally and written; and
– The ability to be adaptable & flexible.

Please note, you must have the legal right to live and work in Canada in order to be considered for this role.

If you think you’re the right fit for this role, please send your Resume and Cover Letter to careers-fmc@fostermoore.com

Applications close February 10, 2020

Business Consultant - Toronto
Junior Software Configuration Developer - Auckland

Junior Software Configuration Developer - Auckland

We have an exciting opportunity for a Junior Software Configuration Developer to join our team in Auckland!

At the heart of helping us achieve our vision are our Software Configuration Developers. This role is a mix of software development and product configuration where you are working in small, Agile project teams to deliver high quality implementations across the globe. Through this role you will be able to expand on your software development and testing experience whilst also getting to work specifically with our own in-house product – Catalyst.

In this role, you’ll perform as a developer within the SDLC by configuring the product for clients primarily using XML and Groovy. Interact with a wide variety of people and roles including clients, business analysts, developers, testers and project managers to configure and maintain registry applications as outlined in technical design and functional specification documents.

You must also be willing to move within the organisation and work across different projects so having a flexible approach and mindset is key in this role!

We’re looking for people with the following:

– At least 2 years’ experience in an Information Technology Business.
– A tertiary qualification in Computer Science, Engineering or other appropriate
disciplines.
– Experience working within an agile framework (such as Scrum) with teams of
business analysts, Good experience with web application development and
knowledge of application servers or containers (JBoss, WebSphere, Jetty, Tomcat
or IIS).
– Keen interest in web technologies (e.g. XML, HTML, Javascript, JSON, CSS).
– Experience with web service implementations – REST and/or SOAP.
– Good working knowledge of at least one database (Postgres, Oracle, SQLServer)
and solid SQL skills but also interest or experience in document databases
(e.g. MongoDB).
– Exposure to one or more of the following ideal: Elastic search, Velocity
templates, Gherkin/Cucumber, Selenium, Javascript, CSS, Less, Jenkins,
Pipeline, AWS, Docker.
– Relevant experience with all aspects of the SDLC including source control, unit
and integration testing, continuous integration/delivery concepts and defect –
tracking software (e.g. JIRA, TFS, Bugzilla, etc).
– Good communication skills – written and verbal.
– Flexible and adaptable.

Please note, you must currently hold the legal right to live and work in New Zealand in order to be considered for this role.

If you think you’re the right fit for this role, please send your Resume and Cover Letter to careers@fostermoore.com

Application close February 15, 2020.

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