• Permanent Full Time
  • $109,169 per annum + super

About us

At the Rural City of Wangaratta, we are more than just an organisation – we're a community. Nestled in the heart of Victoria's picturesque high country, we pride ourselves on supporting our staff and delivering exceptional service to our customers. Surrounded by stunning natural landscapes and vibrant city life, Wangaratta offers an ideal balance of work, leisure, and adventure.

The Opportunity

Are you a seasoned financial professional with a passion for public service and a knack for leading teams? The Rural City of Wangaratta is seeking a dynamic Financial Controller to oversee our financial operations. This is your chance to contribute to the financial health and sustainability of our community while advancing your career in a collaborative environment. As the Financial Controller, you will be at the helm of our financial operations, ensuring the delivery of high-quality financial accounting and reporting services.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Timely completion of internal and statutory financial reports, annual budgets and financial statements, while maintaining the integrity of the general ledger.
  • You will oversee the maintenance of our financial and information systems while driving system improvements.
  • Reporting directly to the Manager Finance, you will lead a team of dedicated professionals, fostering a high-performance culture and continuous improvement.

Why Work for Rural City of Wangaratta?

Joining our team comes with a variety of exciting benefits, including:

  • Inclusive, supportive, and nurturing work environment
  • Ongoing training and professional development opportunities to help you achieve your career goals
  • Corporate benefits, including flu injections and reduced gym memberships
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for mental health and wellbeing support

For Further enquiries about this position should be directed to Jessica Greening, Manager - Finance on j.greening@wangaratta.vic.gov.au.

Applications close at 3pm on Monday, 22nd July 2024.

Rural City of Wangaratta is a child safe and equal opportunity employer. Employment applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged. In addition, applications for positions that work with children must provide referees who can comment on their experience working with children.  These roles also require a valid Working with Children Check and all roles require a National Criminal History Check.

When submitting your application, you will need to include:

  • Your current contact details;
  • A cover letter to your application. This document is an introduction to your application and will generally include an outline as to why you have applied for the role;
  • A current resume with a minimum of two current referees;
  • A letter stating how you meet the key selection criteria, providing evidence that clearly demonstrates what you have achieved in relation to the position. It is helpful to use each selection criteria as a heading and then explain how your skills and experience meet that criterion; and
  • Copies of any relevant qualifications or licence.



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Rural City of Wangaratta,Victoria,Australia

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