Canterbury Council Jobs – Senior Finance Officer

Website Bankstown Council

Job Description:

This position is part of Accounts Receivable Team within the Finance Unit responsible for providing day to day financial operational support, respond to financial function queries for the accounts receivable team, manage the recovery of outstanding debts in accordance with Council’s debt recovery policy and carry out various general ledger reconciliations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that accounts receivable processes comply with any internal controls in place and assist any reviews from internal or external auditors.
  • Assist in meeting all statutory financial and reporting requirements.
  • Assist Council to meet all its taxation obligations including required substantiation, reporting, payment and administration especially in relation to GST.
  • Processing accounts receivable transactions as required.
  • Ensure timely and accurate processing of financial transactions.
  • Manage the recovery of outstanding debts in accordance with Council’s debt recovery policy.
  • Assist in Identifying system and process improvements and work with the Team Leader Accounts Receivable to implement any changes.
  • Assist in maintaining the completeness, accuracy, reliability and integrity of Councils financial ledgers as they relate to the accounts receivable/accounts payable functions. (full list of accountabilities on PD)

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to undertake the functions and responsibilities identified in this role.
  • Basic knowledge of accounting procedures and systems.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and follow strict procedures and guidelines.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and analytical skills.
  • Ability to plan and prioritise work
  • Current NSW Drivers Licence
  • Experiencing in processing financial transactions
  • Knowledge of GST requirements and the impact on Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable.
  • Ability to reconcile accounts and financial ledgers.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Excellent customer relationship skills
  • Relevant computer skills (including Microsoft Office applications)
  • Effective complaints handling skills and experience

Job Details:

Company: Bankstown Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Bankstown, New South Wales, Au

Application Deadline: N/A

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