ACC & IRD Specialist – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment – Wellington

Job Description
Here’s your chance to shine with your proven ACC/IR skills!
Be part of a Supportive and Dynamic team
6 month Fixed Term opportunity
Wellington based CBD location in our fantastic Stout Street Offices

About the role
As an ACC/IR Specialist in our Payroll team you will provide current knowledge of applicable legislation and contractual requirements and conduct analysis of changes to employment legislation, and collective and individual contracts to determine impact on ACC/IR payments, deductions, leave calculations, and other HR data and implements any required system or manual amendments wherever applicable.
In addition you will work as part of a busy team and be able to work to deadlines, have a strong understanding of payroll legislation, and meticulous attention to detail and accuracy.
This is a 6 month fixed-term opportunity.

Skills and Experience
A Payroll/HR related qualification and/ or several years’ experience would be an advantage.
A solid in-depth understanding of New Zealand ACC and IR legislation
Experience in a large, complex and diverse payroll with a proven track record of effectiveness.
Experience in managing external relationships
Experience in proactive process improvement in a Payroll environment
Must consent to and satisfactorily complete a credit check if requested
Must have the right to live and work in New Zealand

Why work for us
Be part of a busy payroll team committed to meeting the needs of the business in a collaborative and productive manner
Enjoy the challenges associated with identifying barriers and facilitating solutions in a complex operational environment
Provide quality service in a busy payroll team

About the organisation
The purpose of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is to grow New Zealand for all. Our goal is to create a strong and high-performing economy by creating an environment that supports businesses to become more productive and internationally competitive.
This fixed term position reports to the Payroll and Transformation Support Manager in the People and Culture Group of MBIE.

How to apply
Click on the APPLY button below in order to be directed to our on-line careers website (
You may view a position description at this site, as well as complete the on-line application, and upload a CV and cover letter. For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.

Email Jo Smith at quoting reference MBIE/1462037 if you have any further questions.
Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 20th May 2020.