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Accounts Officer (Business)

Clarence Valley Council
Clarence Valley, New South Wales, Australia
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Mar 20, 2024

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Job Role
Financial Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time
Accounts Officer (Business)
Are you looking for a rewarding career where you can grow and develop while having the benefit of living in an idyllic North Coast location? Here at Clarence Valley Council, we strive to be a progressive employer that offers a rewarding and flexible work environment. Our vision is to create a community full of opportunity and our workforce is where we start to achieve our community aspirations.
Located in the Northern Rivers of NSW, we cover 10,441 square kilometres with the three major community hubs of Grafton, Yamba and Maclean. We are one of the biggest employers in the Valley and can offer you a rewarding career and a new lifestyle. Our goal is to be the employer of choice in the Valley, creating opportunities for those who live here already and for those who want to move here.
We are in a exciting period of transformation with a focus on employee engagement, satisfaction and delivering exceptional services and facilities for the community.
We strive to lead with openness and courage and want you to be part of that journey.
So come and join the team while enjoying all that Clarence Valley has to offer you and your family.
Learn more about living in the Clarence Valley here.
What you need to know...

permanent full time - 70 hours per fortnight
the package: $79,088 - $94,314 plus superannuation per annum
location: Grafton
flexible work options for a healthy work/life balance
enjoy the benefits of flex time
access to fitness passport

About the role
Want to work in a busy environment in a collaborative and supportive team. This role offers a blend of corporate accounting responsibilities, while providing business support to individual budget owners to identify risk and manage finances efficiently. A keen eye for detail, clear communications skills, timely responsiveness and a willingness to assist will be valuable as you develop your career with us. If you are looking for a dynamic environment and plenty of opportunity to grow your skills, this could be the role for you.
Download the position description here.
To be considered for this position you will need to:

Address the essential criteria
Attach a cover letter (2 pages maximum) and an up-to-date resume (5 pages maximum) that clearly details your skills & experience as relevant to this position. You will need to demonstrate how you meet the focus capabilities and how your skills will enable you to achieve the key accountabilities.
Target questions - answer the target questions - maximum 300 words each question

Tell us about a time when you were working under a difficult and tight timeframe, how did you motivate yourself?
Tell us about your experience in monitoring expenditure against budget and what you have done to mitigate risk of overspend?

Nick Harvey, Financial Accountant on (02) 6643 0828
Closing date
Tuesday 19 March 2024 at 11.30 pm (NSW time).
Other important information
This position is located at Council's Grafton Office, however, this may change should business needs identify other work locations to be more appropriate to deliver our services in the future.
A probation period applies to this position.

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