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Senior Finance Officer

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Date Added: 4-Apr-2024
Closing Date: 19-Apr-2024 04:00 PM
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An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic Senior Finance Officer to join the finance team at the Shire of York.


The role requires someone to:


  • Coordinate audits including liaising with the external audit teams as required.
  • Undertake reviews of financial assets, revaluations & depreciation.
  • Grant Funding Management - maintain the Grant Register, assist with grant preparation and acquittal (WA Local Govt Grants Commission, Roads to Recovery and other grants).
  • Complete annual insurance renewal documentation, reviewing and updating the Shire’s insurance schedule as required.
  • Process insurance claims.
  • Provide supporting information to the Finance Manager to prepare monthly and annual financial reports.
  • Assist the Finance Manager with the preparation of the annual budget and Mid-Year Review.
  • Oversee the Shire’s debt recovery process.
  • Provide support to the broader finance team as required.
  • Maintain Council’s financial records in accordance with relevant legislation and associated accounting standards.


The salary for the position is offered in accordance with Level 6 of the Shire of York Inside Staff Collective Enterprise Agreement 2019 ($83,469 – 88,378). Placement within the range will be determined by the applicant’s age, skills and experience.


The Shire offers a Wellness Program which includes free gym and pool membership at the Shire owned facilities as well as other health initiatives.

11.00% superannuation plus salary sacrificing option with matching Shire contribution up to 3.5%.

Further Information:

The position description for the role is available above or by contacting Ann Schall on 9641 0500.


A national police clearance and pre-employment medical will be required prior to offer of employment. All Shire positions are subject to a three-month probation period.

How to apply:

To apply for this role, please forward a cover letter and current resume including two recent referees to:

Chief Executive Officer

Shire of York

PO Box 22, York WA 6302, or Email:



Applications close: 4.00pm on Friday 19 April 2024


The Shire values diversity in its workforce and encourages people from all age groups and cultural backgrounds to apply

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