Senior Finance Officer - Shire of Capel - GovernmentCareer - Local

First listed on: 10 September 2019

Senior Finance Officer

Ref: 1923 

  • Fulltime, Monthly RDO
  • South West Location                                                                                 

We are currently seeking a motivated finance professional to join our Community and Corporate services team in the newly created role of Senior Finance Officer. In this role you will be accountable for the provision of financial support including end of month processes, reconciliations, financial asset management, accounts receivable and internal auditing. This position is also responsible for administering the tender processes and preferred supplier panels.

To be successful in this position you will demonstrate:

  • experience in a finance role of similar responsibility,
  • tertiary qualifications in Accounting or Finance,
  • advancement towards professional qualification (CPA or equivalent),
  • experience with software and accounting packages,
  • strong numeracy and data entry skills, and
  • a strong customer service focus.

Internal auditor training, knowledge and experience with tendering and procurement processes and an understanding of the Local Government Act and relevant legislation will be highly regarded. This position is suitable for university graduates with some experience and working towards or looking to work towards professional qualification.

Your diligence and enthusiasm will be rewarded with a salary circa $72,000 per annum, dependent on experience and qualifications, up to 14% superannuation and an excellent work/life balance with a monthly rostered day off.

For a confidential discussion or further information please contact a member of Human Resources on (08) 9727 0222 or An Application Form is available under the How to Apply section of the positions vacant page of our website

To apply submit a completed Application Form, covering letter and resume detailing your relevant experience, qualifications, and skills to or send to Human Resources, Shire of Capel, PO Box 369, Capel WA 6271 by 9am on Tuesday 1 October 2019.

Applications must be received directly as per instructions above, those received through SEEK or other online job boards will not be processed. 


As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, the Shire of Capel encourages applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds to apply, to join us in servicing our community
The Shire of Capel is located in the South West, halfway between Bunbury and Busselton with 29km of pristine beaches and acres of Tuart Forest National Park, is one of the fastest growing coastal shires in Australia.