Business Accountant

Job No: TSC460
Location: Tweed Heads

This position is the key financial officer for the management of Council’s Water and Sewer Funds. 

Use your degree in Accounting or Business (with an Accounting major) and your knowledge of management accounting principles, to provide financial services, analysis and advice.  Coordinate, liaise and work with Council’s Finance Unit and external auditors in relation to all aspects of the Water and Sewer Funds including financial planning, modelling, pricing, revenue, loans, expenditure control, budgets, financial asset management, statutory reporting and compliance.

A high level of competence in the use of spread sheeting, database interrogation, financial planning, modeling and analysis is essential.  Experience in asset accounting and in the financial aspects of NSW Office of Water’s Best Practice Guidelines for Water and Sewer is desirable.

What's on offer:

  • An attractive base salary ranging from $81,430 per annum with competency based increments up to $93,718 per annum, plus 9.5% super
  • 70 hour, 9 day fortnight
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • Flexible work options for a healthy work/life balance.
  • Generous employment conditions (we have too many to list - click here for more).

We are seeking:

  • Degree in Accounting or Business with an Accounting Major.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of accounting practices and accounting standards.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of management accounting including budget analysis and forecasting.

Where it's located:

This position is based in Tweed Heads, and can be directed to work from any Council work site.

Position closes: 

 Friday 22 March at 12 noon sharp (NSW time).  Late applications will not be permitted.

 

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How To Apply

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  2. Fill out all questions below. Click 'Next'. For tips on how to address selection criteria, click here.
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If you'd like to COPY and PASTE selection criteria fields into a separate Word document to work on over time, please find them listed below: 

  1. Degree in Accounting or Business with an Accounting Major.
  2. Demonstrated knowledge of accounting practices and accounting standards.
  3. Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of management accounting including budget analysis and forecasting.
  4. Demonstrated competence in the use of Crystal Reports or similar database interrogation software.
  5. Demonstrated knowledge of Technology One Financials or similar financial software.
  6. Demonstrated knowledge of asset accounting.
  7. Demonstrated high level competence in use of spread sheeting, financial planning, modelling and analysis.
  8. Demonstrated high level of oral and written communication skills.

Desirable:

  1. Experience in development of Financial Modelling
  2. Experience in a financial advisory position within a local government environment.
  3. Experience in all financial aspects of NSW Office of Water’s Best Practice Guidelines for Water and Sewer.

 

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