Financial Accountant

Job No: CN3842
Location: Newcastle

  • Contract opportunity until April 2026
  • 28-hour week
  • Hybrid working that YOU design!

Due to an internal staff movement, the City of Newcastle (CN) have a great opportunity for an experienced Financial Accountant to join our evolving Finance, Property & Performance team until April 2026.

As the Financial Accountant, you play a key role in our team as an expert in all things tax! Your exceptional experience will see you bring your superstar capability in ensuring integrity and accuracy for all taxation responsibilities including monthly Business Activity Statements, annual FBT return, GST, Fuel tax credits and any other taxation requirements.

Find out more about your new career by viewing the position description here.

Why join CN?

  • 28-hour working week with flexible and hybrid work model
  • 4 weeks of annual leave, 3 weeks of personal leave, plus 2 additional paid public holidays
  • 17.5% annual leave loading yearly payment 
  • Paid parental leave for primary carers
  • Industry leading employment conditions
  • Corporate Fitness program from as little as $4.30 per week
  • Access to a range of exclusive CN employee benefits programs including Novated Lease options as well as access to reward and recognition vouchers
  • Annual performance development plans and ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Leading the CN Way leadership program
  • Inclusion, Diversity & Equity (IDE) employee networks and initiatives
  • Access to Health & Wellbeing programs including an Onsite Physiotherapist, Yoga and Mental Health Ambassador Groups

Life at CN

At CN, we value our employees, and their wellbeing takes priority. We encourage employees to make time for what's important and provide the benefits to enable a work life balance. To read more, visit here:

We are focused on making a real difference in our community and achieving our vision of creating a smart, liveable, and sustainable global city. We are proud to deliver services valued by our community. 

We champion inclusion so that everyone is valued, and we encourage innovation and creativity. We are committed to creating a safe and inclusive workplace where different styles, backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are valued, encouraged, and respected.

People with diverse lived experiences (including but not limited to, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, people with diverse gender identities and sexualities, people from different cultural, racial, ethnic, religious and linguistic backgrounds, people with disability, carers, and veterans) are encouraged to apply.

Application Closing Date: Wednesday 12 June 2024

Remuneration:  $92,801.37 + 11% Superannuation per annum for a 28-hour week.

Contact: Angela Jones - Reporting & Systems Lead - 4974 2413.

If you need any adjustments to be made to the recruitment process or if you would like to discuss any accessibility requirements, please contact for a confidential discussion.

You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

CN do not accept unsolicited resumes and we respectfully ask that recruitment agencies do not contact us at this stage.

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