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Financial Accountant

Apply now Job no: 492591
Work type: Permanent
Location: Northern Melbourne / North Central Victoria
Categories: Finance


  • Full Time
  • Monthly ADO
  • Salary $ 76.6K to $ 83.48K (Band 6) + 9.5% Super

Mitchell Shire Council is one of Victoria's fastest growing municipalities on Melbourne's northern growth corridor. Located in the heart of Victoria, Mitchell Shire forms part of the Goulburn River Valley Region, renowned for it’s scenic beauty rich in both history and heritage, within a leisurely drive from the city. We're an easy commute from Melbourne and offer great affordable living for those considering a lifestyle change. 

Mitchell Shire  provides a supportive workplace with a real opportunity to make a positive impact on the community. The Council also offers ongoing professional development opportunities and workplace flexibility within a supportive and innovative work environment.

This role is responsible for:

  • Undertaking end of month and end of year processes in an efficient and timely manner
  • Assist in preparation of annual financial statements
  • Preparation and analysis of statutory returns e.g. FBT, BAS, Workcover etc.
  • Maintenance of registers for investments and non-infrastructure fixed assets
  • Understanding of Australian Accounting Standards and implementing any changes in the accounting standards within the Financial Accounting context.   
  • Supporting the Financial Accounting Coordinator in the daily activities of the finance function

The ideal candidate will have the following experience/attributes:

  • Business degree or similar tertiary qualification combined with relevant experience.
  • Excellent communication and well-developed report writing skills.
  • Experience with TechnologyOne or other large ERP software.
  • Working knowledge and interpretation of AASBs.
  • Knowledge of current financial accounting and reporting practices.

To be successful in this role, you will hold a Business degree or similar tertiary qualification or be on your way to achieving this goal. You will have high attention to detail and be capable of undertaking reconciliations, ensuring processes are completed accurately and in a timely manner.

The successful applicant will be required to obtain an employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

All applications must address the Key Selection Criteria in the position description. To apply for this position, please go to our e-recruit page:

Applications close at 9am Wednesday 29 January 2020.

Download File 500272 - Financial Accountant PD.pdf

 Mitchell Shire Council is a Child Safe Organisation

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