Finance Assistant

January 3, 2023

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Job Description

Full Job Description

Listed: 19 Dec 2022


Corporate Services

Report to:
Manager – Finance & Precurement

Full Time

Salary Range:
$63,480 – $73,486

Position Number:


Applications close:
09 Jan 2023

Job description:
Salary range $63,480 to $73,486 + Super
Nine Day Fortnight
Permanent Fulltime role
Closing date 5pm Monday 9 January 2023
This opportunity exists for a person with a passion for numbers and account reconciliation to join our finance team. This position will focus on preparing business activity statements (BAS), FBT returns and timely preparation of reports and bookkeeping functions.
Ideally the successful applicant will have strong customer service skills with demonstrated experience in finance and reporting. Qualifications in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or equivalent is preferred. This position would also be suitable for those with extensive practical experience.
For information about the position, please visit or contact HR on 02 6827 1900 for general enquires If you are wondering if this is the position for you, please contact Bruce Quarmby, Executive Leader – Corporate & Sustainability by calling 6827 1911.

Written applications addressing the section criteria, resume and signed employment application form are to be forwarded to the General Manager, Post Office Box 249, Coonamble NSW 2829 or email and lodged by 09 Jan 2023
Benefits of working for Council
There are a great many benefits of working for Council, including the following:
Nine-day fortnight.

Four weeks annual leave per year.

Three weeks sick leave per year.

Long Service leave after five years.

Access to carers leave, maternity and parental leave for supporting partners.

Recognition of staff service.

Employee Assistance Programme providing external and confidential counselling.

Corporate Uniform Allowance as per current policy.

Council provided hi-vis and safety work wear and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Ongoing training and development.

Employee Social Club.

Annual Union Picnic Day for relevant union members.

ATSI employees are entitled to attend annual community NAIDOC Day events.
Entitlements, responsibilities and other resources in relation to working in Local Government are available on the NSW Industrial Relations webpage and spelled out more fully in the Local Government State Award, which can be viewed here .
For senior management positions, benefits can also include, relocation assistance, housing, executive leave, paid professional memberships and leaseback vehicles (including private use). Full details can be found in individual information packages for the specific position.