Full-time (average of 38 hours per week)

The City of Rockingham is an award winning local government located 40km south of the Perth CBD and is known as the place where the coast comes to life.  One of the fastest growing local governments in the south metropolitan area, we are responsible for the provision and delivery of high quality services, facilities and events that meet or exceed community expectations.  Providing a safe and healthy workplace for our employees is important to us and we are committed to employing team members who share the City’s Values of Recognition, Ethics, Service, Professional Development, Empowerment, Communication and Teamwork – RESPECT. These Values are incorporated into all aspects of employment at the City.

As part of the Financial Services team, you will ensure compliance of all relevant accounting standards within the City of Rockingham including the Purchasing policy and management of the Fixed Asset Register. You will provide financial advice to the organisation ensuring all systems are not only compliant, but efficient and effective.

You possess well developed interpersonal skills and are comfortable communicating to all levels of management.  You have strong experience and knowledge of contemporary accounting practices (preferably within a local government entity), and high level of experience using large financial management software.

An undergraduate qualification in Accounting or Finance is desirable for this role.

You will have experience in a financial position preferable within a local government authority with exposure to functions relevant to this position.

Tell us how you are the perfect match for this role, and make sure you specifically address the following as part of your cover letter:

  1. Sound Knowledge in accounting for Assets and maintaining Insurance register
  2. Sound knowledge of computerised Accounts Payable and Purchasing functions within a large organisational environment
  3. Comprehensive knowledge of computer information systems specifically the Microsoft Office suite and large financial management programs

We are offering a gross salary of $82,627 per annum, and:  

  • 11.5% superannuation with the option to co-contribute up to a further 5%
  • A variety of health and wellbeing programs including a physical health reimbursement subsidy payment of up to $150 per annum, free flu vaccinations, free skin cancer checks, mental health programs and Employee Assistance Provider (EAP) services
  • Flexible working arrangements, including rostered days off and two additional paid days of absence per annum
  • A culture of learning with training/development opportunities including paid study leave and study fees
  • Salary packaging opportunities for motor vehicles, etc.

An information package, including the position description, is available on our website.

Applications will be accepted until 4pm, Friday, 19 July 2024.

This process may be used to fill future similar permanent or fixed-term positions that may become available in the City during the next 12 months.

The City of Rockingham encourages applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds, including First Nations people, people living with disability and people who speak a first language other than English.

- Information Pack - Financial Services Officer (Assets & Compliance).pdf



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City of Rockingham,Western Australia,Australia

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