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Finance Officer

Job No: USC239
Location: Uralla

About the Role

Council have an opportunity for a motivated accounts officer to join our finance team full-time. If you enjoy working in a small friendly team utilising your finance and customer service skills to facilitate the payments of Council's suppliers, then this is the role for you!

To view the full core requirements for the position, please review the Position Description.


About You 


Our ideal candidate will hold a qualification in, or be undertaking studies in, a Business/finance discipline at Certificate 3 level or above, or be able to demonstrate equivalent relevant experience in previous relatable roles. 

We are looking for a numbers person with high attention to detail. You will be able to demonstrate your ability and prior experience in communicating with the public and employees in a professional manner. We are looking for a highly motivated, positive self-starter with the right skills and attitude to provide an exceptional service to our stakeholders. 


What We Offer You 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join Council in a permanent position.

With a diverse range of services, you won’t be bored day to day - you’ll enjoy variety and an interesting scope of work.

You’ll be welcomed into a supportive and social environment where every team member is committed to pitching in and helping each other in order for everyone to succeed.

In return for your hard work and dedication, Council is offering a competitive commencing salary of $1,211.50 (plus superannuation), negotiable depending on qualifications and experience.


You will also have access to a range of benefits and great conditions including:

Flexible working arrangements will be considered for the successful candidate, including compressed working agreements (9-day fortnight).

Access to our Employee Assistance Program

Annual legislated Award Increases

Access to entitlements under the Local Government (COVID-19) Splinter (Interim) Award 2021

Long service leave after 5 years' continuous service (with the ability to transfer sick and long service leave entitlements to other NSW Councils!)

Employee Recognition Program


About Uralla Shire Council

Uralla Shire Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and values the unique contributions of all people. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.

Council recognises the unique skills and attributes demonstrated by service personnel in their service to our country and applications from ex-service personnel are welcome. All applicants who are veterans will be provided with specific feedback on their application if they are unsuccessful. The Local Government Rank to Grade Guide was developed to help both hiring managers and veterans understand how ADF skills and experience align with public sector jobs. You can use this guide as a tool to help you identify where your skills and qualifications align you to. For further information, and to access this guide, please click Here.

For further information about our Council, please review the Prospective Candidate Information Brochure


How to Apply:

Please read up on our recruitment process by clicking Here

  • Please complete your application below.
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  • Applications close 5pm on 28 November 2022.
  • Shortlisted applicants will be contacted via email.

 Applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered. 



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