Current job opportunities at Opes Partners

  • Management Accountant


    Opes Partners

    Wanted: Opes Group Management Accountant

    Opes Partners - Christchurch

    Full Time: 8.30am-5pm weekdays in office

    $70,000-$90,000 gross p.a. based on experience

    Office: Christchurch CBD

    We are excited to be looking for a Management Accountant to join us at Opes Group. The Management Accountant's role is to ensure that each of our businesses can make informed decisions based on accurate financial information.

    We are recruiting a talented, ambitious, smart, commercial all-rounder who can support the CFO and be at the heart of value creation for each of the companies in our group.

    Who we are:

    Opes Group is a property investment vertical that consists of property education, financial advisory, real estate sales, mortgage advisory and property management. We are on a mission to give Kiwis the financial education and guidance they need to make their ambitions a reality.

    The job in two bullets:

    1. Help our CFO grow the Group faster, earlier and bigger. You will be at the heart of implementing world-class management reporting and turning numbers into insights.
    2. Help our CFO create scalable businesses. You will be the custodian of our financial reporting. Accuracy, transparency, and simplicity are our core focus.

    Some examples of management and financial reporting:

    • Support the CFO in the preparation of budgets, forecasts and Board reports.
    • Producing monthly management information and insights for each of our companies.
    • Ownership and enhancement of our accounting systems and processes.
    • Be the problem solver for finance queries from our employees, customers, and suppliers.

    Who would make a great Management Accountant?

    • Low ego, high emotional intelligence, able to make friends and build strong relationships.
    • Dynamic, hard-working self-starter.
    • Resilience – it won’t all be unicorns and rainbows. Work will be interesting but challenging.
    • Comfortable in the clouds and in the weeds.

    An Accounting Degree, CA, ACA, CIMA would be preferable, but it won’t disqualify you either. We will be invested in your career path to become a world-class accountant.

    Sounds exciting! But are you the right fit?

    This role has cross-function exposure to several high-growth businesses and ambitious leaders, so comes with unique challenges:

    • They are talented, driven people with unrivalled knowledge in their field. Their focus is always on the best-case scenario. You need to support the CFO to make sure all scenarios are considered and communicated.
    • They have huge passion for their business and have sacrificed much to make them successful. You’ll need exceptional interpersonal skills and minimum ego.
    • You need to connect with all companies in the Group to do your job. How will you manage that? Ego out, empathy in!

    What's in it for you?

    • Competitive remuneration package including medical insurance and car park in town.
    • Beautiful inner city Christchurch office to work from.
    • Phenomenal in-office culture - everyone is hardworking, friendly and supportive.
    • Fun and progressive company! We celebrate birthdays, enjoy Friday drinks and have wonderful work functions. We also value innovation and ideas!

    The Recruitment Process:

    We look forward to reviewing your application and relevant CV. We will respond and let you know if you are invited to a first interview. The next stage will be a second interview to introduce you to key people in the business. We will then make a job offer.

    Finding the right person for the role is our focus. Ideally, you are available to start soon, but we can be flexible for the right person.

    Apply here
  • Property Manager (Full-time)


    Venture Management

    If you clicked on this job ad because you’re a people person with the ability to adapt quickly, multi-task and provide an exceptional client service, then this is the job for you!

    What’s In It For You?

    • Use of company car, medical insurance, birthday celebrations, nice people to work with.
    • Support from a friendly team within a lively office with plenty of activity (our company culture is amazing and something we are proud to offer others to join)!
    • Work for a progressive company with ample opportunities for development.
    • No lead generation required (Venture looks after Opes clients only).
    • The tools that you need to succeed within the role.

    About the Role

    We see this as a chance for you to join an amazing company with no micromanagers, a small friendly team, and no need to find your own leads. You'll be assisting our investor clients to ensure that all their informational needs are met throughout the process of renting their property. Because we specialise in renting new build investment assets, you will be an important source of information and reassurance for clients, communicating our services and procedures, assisting them as they prepare to settle, and then finding the right tenant as quickly as possible.

    This will involve a broad range of administrative, customer service and management skills, so we’re looking for a well-rounded people person with drive and commitment to customer satisfaction. But what you really need t is a good can-do attitude and a desire to look after our clients!

    To succeed in this role long term you’ll need an ability to work well under pressure, juggling multiple tasks at once, all while providing a seamless service for our clients and tenants. A strong attention to detail, ability to follow processes, and high level of organisation will ensure you never miss a beat, while a personable nature and professional demeanour will help you build rapport quickly with clients, tenants, developers and service providers alike.

    This role encompasses a wide variety of tasks:

    • Collecting rent and other property fees from tenants and owners.
    • Paying property expenses, including maintenance costs.
    • Reporting on the property’s financial status, occupancy and expiring leases to property owners.
    • Advertising vacant properties and arranging for repairs and new materials as required.
    • Meeting potential tenants, showing them the property and assessing their application in accordance with legal and compliance requirements.
    • Arranging tenancy agreements, and contracts for maintenance, waste removal, assessments, and other ongoing services as required.
    • Investigating and resolving property complaints and rental violations.
    • Managing disputes with service providers and developers/builders where required.
    • Liaising with Opes Partners staff and property owners (investor clients) to assist with turnkey property readiness.
    • Ensuring proper documentation, record keeping and updating of information in property management software and company systems.
    • Handling disputes, ensuring compliance and good record keeping practices.

    A full job description can be provided on request.

    About You

    Applicants for this position should:

    • be experienced! You're already a Property Manager and know the role,
    • have passion for the job – you enjoy the work you do and demonstrate a pleasant demeanor and a desire for success,
    • you make the working environment enjoyable for self and others,
    • have an excellent command of the English language, both written and verbal,
    • you know how to pritoritise to get your admin done alongisde being on the road,
    • be sales and/or customer service focused,
    • know the importance of compliance and good practices,
    • have knowledge of Palace software (this is ideal but not a necessity),
    • have an acceptable background check,
    • be a Permanent Resident or be a New Zealand Citizen,
    • have a full clean driver’s license.

    Who We Are

    We are a small, progressive property management company located in Auckland CBD. 

    Our team is friendly, hardworking and specialises in investment properties, predominantly for Opes Partner’s clients (our parent company). 

    We are constantly growing our book and are now seeking a hard working permanent, full time Property Manager to join our team in Auckland.

    Apply here