Kiama Council Jobs – Financial Accountant

Website Kiama Council

Job Description:

This position oversees the Financial Accounting function of Kiama Council. The role is responsible for coordinating the timely preparation of the annual financial statements for audit and approval by Council, management and reconciliation of Council’s investment portfolio, Council’s taxation requirements, General Ledger Reconciliations and reconciliation of all of Council’s bank accounts.

Job Requirements:

  • Thorough knowledge of relevant accounting standards and related legislation
  • Tertiary qualification in accounting/business related discipline
  • CPA/CA qualified
  • Thorough working knowledge of relevant provisions of the Local Government Act and other appropriate legislation, or the ability to quickly gain this knowledge
  • The highly developed ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels and to establish and maintain interpersonal relationships
  • A demonstrated ability to provide financial advice to all levels of management on key aspects of Council’s financial position, project funding strategies and systems and reporting capabilities.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Proven experience in the supervision of staff in a financial environment and the ability to motivate staff in achieving corporate objectives
  • Extensive experience in the maintenance of financial accounting systems, competence in maintaining and developing complex spreadsheets, and the ability to present and communicate complex financial information
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role with minimum of 5 years relevant work experience

Job Details:

Company: Kiama Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Kiama, New South Wales, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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