• Full-time
  • Wiri, Auckland
  • Applications have closed.

Website Bible Society New Zealand

Are you an experienced finance professional looking for a rewarding leadership role with a mission-driven organisation?


While we may be one of New Zealand’s oldest charities, at Bible Society New Zealand Group we believe the best is yet to come!  As the premier supplier of Bibles and Christian resources in New Zealand through our Mission programs, Manna Christian Stores, and partnerships with our faithful donors, we support Bible mission in New Zealand and around the world. Rooted in our values, we care deeply about the Bible, people, and the purpose and mission of the organisation.


We are seeking a dynamic, organised and detail-oriented individual to join our team as Finance Manager. As Finance Manager, you will play a crucial role in overseeing the financial management and reporting of BSNZ Group, ensuring funds and financial and material assets are secured and effectively used, providing strategic information and advice to the CEO, Director – Finance, Planning and Resources, Leadership Team, Board and Committees, and ensuring that the BSNZ Group’s short- and long-term financial health is maintained.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Participating in strategic leadership.
  • Managing key finance functions and day-to-day financial activities.
  • Financial management and reporting.
  • Overseeing donations receipting and constituent data management.
  • Providing oversight, leadership and mentoring to our finance team.


To be suitable for this role you will:

  • Possess a relevant tertiary degree and hold current CA/CPA membership.
  • Have proven management accounting experience at a senior level.
  • Be familiar with accounting standards and regulations specific to the charitable sector.
  • Understand fund management principles and return maximisation.
  • Demonstrate satisfactory experience in managing, leading and mentoring a team.
  • Possess strong computer skills, including experience with MYOB and Microsoft products.
  • Have a good understanding of the not-for-profit and retail sector.
  • Be able to plan effectively at strategic and operational levels.
  • Demonstrate good communication and presentation skills.
  • Be relational and organised, demonstrate a strong work ethic
  • Go the extra mile and have a heart for the mission
  • Embrace the organisation’s special Christian character


What’s in it for you:

  • By joining our team, you become an integral part of our mission to make a positive impact on lives.
  • You will contribute to the financial sustainability and strategic growth of an organisation that has been changing lives for good for 177 years!
  • A dynamic work environment where your skills and expertise contribute directly to the organisation’s success.
  • Working alongside a passionate team dedicated to positive change.
  • Ongoing professional development, fostering your growth and leadership potential within our organisation.
  • Free parking!


This is a full-time (37.5 hours per week) salaried position based in Wiri, Auckland.


Consideration will only be given to applicants who currently reside in New Zealand and who are legally entitled to work in New Zealand.  As we are not an accredited employer, we are unable to support/sponsor applicants to apply for any form of work visa.


If you are passionate about financial management, possess the required qualifications and skills, and are committed to contributing to a mission-driven organisation, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.


To find out more and to apply, request a job description and application questionnaire from Jeanine at biblesociety.people@biblesociety.org.nz