Employment Opportunity - Finance Manager

Published on Thursday, 1 July 2021 at 2:07:42 PM

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Finance Manager (Full Time)

 An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic and experienced Finance Manager to join the Shire’s Corporate and Community Services team. The role requires someone to:

  • Ensure effective management of the Finance Team.
  • Monitor financial activities and report variances to Council and the Executive.
  • Prepare Council reports including mandatory reporting requirements.
  • Prepare bank reconciliations and monthly Business Activity Statements.
  • Manage the Shire’s loans, financial reserves and investments.
  • Prepare and compile quarterly and mid-year budget reviews.
  • Attend Council Briefings and Audit and Risk Committee meetings as required.
  • Complete month end balancing including Activity Based Costings and plant recoveries.
  • Assist with annual insurance reviews.
  • Prepare and compile the annual budget.
  • Prepare annual financial reports.
  • Chair the Risk Working Group bi-monthly meetings.
  • Develop the Long Term Financial Plan.
  • Undertake reviews of financial assets, valuations & depreciation.

The successful candidate is required to coordinate, manage and control financial systems, policies and procedures for the Shire to meet organisational needs and legislative compliance, while managing and supervising the Finance Team. This includes the provision of information and financial reports as required in a timely manner and liaising with other departments to ensure the Shire’s financial position is reflective of all information available.

Further Information:

A position description for this role is available here: Position Description

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.

Further information regarding this position is available by contacting Alina Behan on (08) 9641 0505.

How to apply:

To apply for this role please forward a cover letter addressing the requirements of the role together with a copy of your updated resume including two recent referees to:

Chief Executive Officer

Shire of York

PO Box 22

York WA 6302 or Email: records@york.wa.gov.au


Applications close: 4.00pm on Friday 16 July 2021.

The Shire values diversity in its workforce and encourages applications from all age groups and cultural backgrounds.

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