Accounts Administrator – Credit Control

Permanent - 30 hours per week (five days per week required)

 New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing (NZTR) is the governing body for thoroughbred racing, and is currently seeking an Accounts Administrator – credit control in the Finance Team.

The primary purpose of the Accounts Administrator – Credit Control will be to oversee the invoicing to stakeholders (accounts receivable), collection of debts and reporting thereon.  This role will support other key functions such as race day settlements made through the in-house accounting system TROSA, accounts payable, monthly journals and reporting conducted through the financial reporting system Technology One.

 The Accounts Administrator – Credit Control role will be required to liaise with club personnel, owners, trainers, jockeys and NZTR staff members to ensure the accuracy of accounts and settlement thereon.  

 The successful candidate will:

  • Possess a drive to continually address and exceed expectations of customers;
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills, coupled with a high level of attention to detail;
  • Be motivated and comfortable working actively and successfully in a team environment and developing productive relationships; and
  • Thrive on the challenge of working in a high-pressure environment with strict deadlines to be achieved.

The Ideal candidate will have had experience in customer service and accounts administration and be prepared to work five days a week for 30 hours a week.

A keen interest and/or knowledge of thoroughbred racing would be an advantage.

If you would like to apply for this role please send your covering letter and CV to Karen.larsen@nzracing.conz or post your CV and covering letter to Karen Larsen, New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing, P.O Box 38 386 Wellington Mail Centre 5045.

You can find a copy of the position description for this position here.

Applications close 22 March 2017. 


Trackwork Rider/Stablehand Vacancy

Williams/Richards Racing is one of New Zealand’s most professional racing stables and currently has a trackwork rider/stablehand vacancy. The successful applicant will be based at our Byerley Park stable and will ride trackwork and perform stablehand duties.

You will be required to work a six day week.
Hours are generally 6.00am to 10.30am and 1.30pm to 4.00pm but may vary depending on circumstances.

Applicants must have experience with horses and have previously worked in racing stables.

If you want to join the very successful Williams/Richards Racing stable and if you are experienced and passionate about the thoroughbred industry, this may be the opportunity for you. You will need to acquire a willingness to learn and have the desire to contribute to a very successful racing team.

If this sounds like you, please email in confidence to now.

Applicants for this position will need to have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.