Accounting Services Officer

Job No: BAW39
Location: Warragul

  • Annual remuneration package of $69,364 to $80,363 Pro-Rata (plus 9.5% super)
  • Part-time, permanent position (0.6 FTE)
  • Opportunity to join an inclusive and supportive team environment

About Baw Baw Shire Council

A Baw Baw Shire Council career goes beyond business as usual.  You'll find exciting development pathways rich in opportunity.  Our thriving and engaged culture-first workplace is built on the passion and talent of people who proudly deliver vital services and exciting projects to a community they care about.

Our organisation comprises of a friendly workplace of around 400 full-time, part-time and casual employees, all benefiting from great flexibility, work/life sway, study support, health and wellbeing initiatives and ongoing learning and development programs.

At Baw Baw Shire Council, we invite our people to tackle projects that keep them inspired.  We encourage the exploration of new ideas.  We support the enhancement of building on current skills and developing new ones.

Located adjacent to Melbourne, Baw Baw Shire is one of Victoria's fastest growing municipalities with freeway and V/Line access into Melbourne's CBD and suburbs.  This allows easy access to training, seminars and conferences in the city, without diminishing the direct impact that comes from working within a close-knit rural community.

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About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity for an Accounting Services Officer to join the Financial Services team at Baw Baw Shire Council.

As an experienced and dedicated professional, you will provide support to the Financial Services team. You will be responsible for a variety of tasks, including performing data entry, processing payments, reconciling ledger control accounts, undertaking general accounting duties.

The successful applicant will have demonstrated commitment to outstanding customer service, the ability to problem solve and will have impeccable integrity and professionalism.

This position is currently based in Warragul.


About the Successful Candidate

The successful candidate will have strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability create strong working relationships within the organisation.

A key requirement is strong technical knowledge in order to maintain Council’s financial asset registers in accordance with Accounting Standards, Local Government Regulations and Council’s policies and guidelines.

The Finance team are seeking a team member who is driven to provide solutions and improve outcomes within our supportive team environment.


Further Information and How To Apply

To apply, please review the position description and complete your application below including a current copy of your resume and a covering letter which addresses the Key Selection Criteria.

 If you have any questions regarding the role, please reach out to Fiona Hayden on 03 5624 2521

Applications close at 5pm on Sunday 18 April 2021 and must be submitted through the application form below.

Baw Baw Shire Council is an equal opportunity employer and works in the interest of the safety of children and young people. Our recruitment processes reflect this commitment.

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