The Health Promotion Agency inspires Kiwis to live healthier lives. Our work includes leading and delivering innovative, high quality and cost effective national health promotion initiatives. 

These are varied and challenging roles and a great opportunity to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of all New Zealanders.


Accounts Assistant
12 months fixed term/secondment to cover parental leave

We are looking for an accounts assistant with experience in accounts payable, data entry and payroll.  The role is part of a busy and vibrant Corporate Services team which provides financial services to managers and project staff. The role requires someone who is methodical, has an attention to detail and a high level of accuracy.  

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • experience with invoice data entry, ideally with some exposure to electronic invoice capturing
  • experience with payroll preparation function, preferable MYOB
  • a well organised and methodical approach to work
  • initiative and a drive to meet deadlines
  • a ‘can do’ attitude.

Ideally, you will have entry level accounting experience and intermediate Excel skills.

Please send the completed application form, CV and covering letter to or send directly to Vacancies, Health Promotion Agency, PO Box 2142, Wellington.

For further information contact Linzie Sutton, HR Assistant on (04) 901 0954. Please note, applicants are required to be a non-smoker and eligible to work in New Zealand.

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