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Finance Officer

Job No: USC84
Location: Uralla


About the Role

Council has an exciting opportunity in our Finance team! If you enjoy working in a small, friendly team where you can utilise your accounts payable and customer service skills to facilitate the payment of Council's suppliers this is the role for you! This part-time position welcomes the perfect work/life balance with 45 working hours per fortnight. Council is willing to negotiate the spread of these hours with the successful applicant.  


To view a detailed list of responsibilities, please review the Finance Officer Position Description


About You 

Our ideal candidate will hold a qualification in Business/Finance at Certificate 3 level or above (or currently undertaking studies). Strong administration experience, high level organisational skills and demonstrated attention to detail are skills and qualities that will assist with your success in this role. 

We are looking for a numbers person with high attention to detail for our part-time position. 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 with a thriving Council in the heart of the New England region of NSW. Leave the city hassles behind for the ultimate tree change experience and enjoy a great work/life balance. 

With a diverse range of services offered by Council, 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 remuneration package (based on the part-time hours of 22.5/week) circa $38,300 - $44,100 (commensurate with qualifications and experience).

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

  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program
  • 9.5% superannuation.
  • 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 a large and diverse organisation employing over 160 staff and is responsible for assets in excess of $300 million, 32 different service areas and an annual budget of approximately $20 million.

The Uralla Shire local government area covers an area approximately 3,229 square kilometres and is home to a permanent resident population of around 6,048 people. The main township is Uralla, which is located 22 kilometres south of Armidale and 89 kilometres north of Tamworth on the New England Highway. 

How to Apply:

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