First listed on: 03 July 2017

Accounts Officer (Banking and Investments)

A better way to live.
A stone's throw from Sydney and Canberra, Wingecarribee Shire boasts the best of urban bustle and rural quiet. It offers that true sense of community, natural beauty, and enviable lifestyle only semirural living can offer. At Council we strive to make it an even better place to live. That's our vision. This is your chance to add to it.

Accounting Officer (Banking and Investments) 

  • Deemed 'Fit for the Future' as a stand-alone Council
  • Permanent Full-time position including a 19 day four week cycle
  • Dynamic small team working in a friendly environment

Council is seeking a confident and experienced Accounting Officer (Banking and Investments) to work in a fast-paced environment as part of a dynamic work team.

About the role

The Accounting Officer (Banking and Investments) assists in the treasury function of Council by monitoring cash flow to ensure adequate liquidity whilst maximising return on cash investments. The position is also required to complete Council’s bank reconciliation and process direct deposits in a timely and professional manner.The position plays an important role in ensuring that the level of service provided to internal and external customers is appropriate and that they contribute to the requirements of the team. Salary for this position is based on skills, experience and qualifications and will range from $57,137pa to $66,279pa + super.

About You

In addition to holding the relevant qualifications and being a team player you will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Demonstrated work experience in a finance / accounts working environment with experience in complex reconciliations and completion of financial reports.

  • Excellent customer service and communication (verbal and written) skills

  • Demonstrated sound analytical and problem solving skills

  • Excellent customer service and communication (verbal and written) skills

  • Demonstrated high attention to detail and the ability to prioritise and complete tasks efficiently and to deadlines

About us

Located in the Southern Highlands, Wingecarribee Shire Council is within comfortable travelling distance of Sydney, Canberra, the South Coast and the Illawarra. With four distinct and stunning seasons combined with glorious countryside rich in biodiversity and appeal, it’s an enviable lifestyle location.

To Apply

To apply for this position please visit (Careers @ Council) to view the position description. Please complete the online application process by submitting your Cover Letter, Resume and address to the Selection Criteria (detailed in the Position Description) as part of the on-line application.  


Please note: the online process allows for three (3) items to be uploaded i.e. Covering Letter, Resume and Address to the Selection Criteria.


Further information can be obtained by contacting Council’s Deputy Chief Financial Officer Mr Damien Jenkins on (02) 4868 0737.

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia will be considered for the position.

Closing date for applications is Monday 17 July 2017


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