About the role:

The Finance Officer role assists in the accounting functions of Council, including financial analysis, bank reconciliation, preparation of internal and external financial reports, end of year month reporting and system updates and continuous improvement.

This position presents an exciting opportunity to draw on your previous experience within a finance field and work on a wide variety of accounting related tasks within a small rural council.

If you’re ready for a rewarding new challenge and an opportunity where your expertise will contribute to rural communities, then we can’t wait to hear from you! 

This is a fixed term, full time role and is based in our Wedderburn office.

About you:

The successful candidate will have:

  • a sound understanding of financial practices and processes
  • experience working within a finance role
  • experience in the operation of financial information systems
  • the ability to work autonomously as well as collaboratively as part of a team
  • ability to problem solve
  • proven time management skills.

For further information regarding this position, please contact Deanne Caserta, Manager Financial Services on (03) 5494 1248.

About us:

Be part of an organisation that understands the importance of work life balance and offers a variety of policies and practices to support you with this. At Loddon, we firmly believe in the importance of investing in our staff.

Located in a unique and wonderful part of Central Victoria, about 175 kilometres north-west of Melbourne, Loddon Shire is home to over 7500 residents, and supports a vibrant and growing agribusiness and horticulture sector. We deliver a broad range of programs and services to enhance the sustainability and liveability for the community.

Carpool services are on offer for travel between Marong and Wedderburn.

To apply:

Please download the application guidelines(PDF, 322KB) and the position description(PDF, 127KB) from the Council website.

Applicants must address the key selection criteria in the position description to be considered for an interview. 

You can apply by the following methods:

  • submit via email to recruitment@loddon.vic.gov.au
  • submit by mail marked ‘confidential’ to, Manager Organisation Development, Loddon Shire Council, PO Box 21, Wedderburn, 3518
  • via the application form on Council’s website.

Applications for this position will close Monday 29 July at 5pm.




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Shire of Loddon,Victoria,Australia

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5 days ago
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