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Financial Accountant
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Full Time
Fixed Term, to March 2024
Band 6, $81,804 pa + Super

Mount Alexander Shire is known for its local food and wine, for a vibrant arts community and breathtaking natural surrounds. Perfectly located in Central Victoria, around 30 minutes from Bendigo by car or just 20 by rail, with Melbourne only 90 minutes away, you’ll enjoy a balanced lifestyle with great services, schools and homes in townships like Castlemaine and Maldon.

We are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced accounting professional to join our financial services team.

As part of the Corporate Services unit, the Financial Accountant supports the effective and efficient management of financial accounting and related services through the provision of accurate accounting and asset information and data to both internal and external customers.

With two direct reports, this role is also responsible for overseeing the Accounts Payable function, and ensuring financial tasks are completed efficiently, accurately and meet deadlines.

To be successful in this role you will have qualifications in Accounting or Business, and/or experience in a similar role leading a small team. A CPA/ICA qualification is highly desirable.

If you have any queries or would like to discuss the role, please contact Madelaine Redman, Financial Services Coordinator, on (03) 5471 1819.

To apply, please provide a cover letter (no more than 2 pages) outlining why you are interested and the best candidate for this role, your current resume, and your response to the Key Selection Criteria listed in the Position Description.

Mount Alexander Shire Council is committed to child safety. We have zero tolerance of child abuse. Our robust human resources, recruitment and vetting practices are strictly adhered to during the application and interviewing process. Applicants should be aware that we conduct working with children, police and reference checks to ensure that we are recruiting the right people.
Closing Date:
9am on Monday 12 June 2023

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