Financial Controller

Employer
Rockingham
Location
Rockingham, Western Australia, Australia
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Apr 17, 2021
Closes
Jun 05, 2021
Ref
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Job Role
Controller
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Contract (up to five years)

Full-time (average of 38 hours per week)

Reporting to the Manager Financial Services, you will take thelead in ensuring that City complies with all statutory financialrequirements, supervising and mentoring the team that monitors thefinancial performance of the City, while overseeing all aspects offinancial management.

This roles requires suitable tertiary qualifications foreligibility to Associate Membership of Certified PracticingAccountants (CPA Australia) and/or the Institute of CharteredAccountants (CA).

To be considered for this role, you must address the following selection criteria in your application(please limit your response to three pages in total):
  • High level of organisational and time management skills to oversee and coordinate all Financial Services operations, processes and projects.
  • Well developed written communication skills including report writing.
  • Well developed verbal communication skills including negotiation.
  • Ability to anticipate and solve problems.
  • Highly developed forward planning and budgetary skills.
  • Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Well developed customer service skills.
  • Well developed knowledge of principles of Accounting Standards (AASB), budgeting and financial management.
  • Intimate knowledge of accounting software packages related to local government (Civica's Authority).
  • Working knowledge of safety and health legislation, practices and policies.
  • Knowledge of Local Government Act 1995 and associated regulations particularly the Local Government (Financial Management) Regulations 1996.
  • Substantial experience in providing accounting, financial and budgeting services for local government of which a significant time has been at a senior level.
  • Experience in a management, supervisory or leadership role.

  • We are offering a cash salary of $131,000 per annum, plusvehicle allowance and:
  • Up to 14.5% superannuation
  • A variety of health and wellbeing programmes
  • Flexible working arrangements, including rostered days off and two additional paid days of absence per annum
  • Salary packaging opportunities for motor vehicles, etc.

  • An information package is available on our website. Applications will be accepted until 5pm onFriday 7 May 2021.

    The City of Rockingham accepts applicants from a diverse rangeof backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanderpeople, people living with disability and people who speak a firstlanguage other than English.

    Attachments:
    - Information Pack - Financial Controller.pdf

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