Employment Opportunity - Senior Finance Officer

Published on Friday, 12 January 2024 at 4:12:29 PM


The Shire of Chapman Valley is seeking a full time Senior Finance Officer based at Nabawa.

A salary package of up to $95,884 per annum ($42.00 per hour) is offered under the Local Government Industry Award 2010 dependent on relevant skills, experience, and qualifications.

Applications closing at 4:00pm 31st January 2024 should be emailed to finance1@chapmanvalley.wa.gov.au addressing the selection criteria within the application package.

To gain a better understanding of the role please call Dianne Raymond, Manager Finances & Corporate Services on (08) 9920 5011.

The ideal candidate will have 2-5 years’ experience in a finance role with complementary tertiary qualifications and local government background. However, training and support may be provided where transferable skills and showing initiative in a new role can be demonstrated.

Attributes we are seeking are:

  • Problem-solving abilities.
  • Communication skills.
  • Understanding of the broader business context.
  • Prioritising and managing multiple financial tasks with tight deadlines.

What will the day-to-day responsibilities look like?

  • Oversee front office finance officers for accuracy and integrity of all finance data input into software, includes assistance with GL job & cost centre coding and GST queries.
  • Bank statement back-end accuracy.
  • General ledger journals and assist other staff with budget & actuals information.
  • Weekly bank reconciliations.
  • Monthly cycle for various accounting reconciliations. 

Who will I report to?

Day to day reporting to Financial Services Officer.

Probation review will be completed with both Financial Services Officer & Manager of Finance & Corporate Services.


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