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Junior Accountant

Advertiser: City of Whittlesea3.0952 out of 53.1 overall rating (21 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
11 Jan 2021
Location
Melbourne, Northern Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Accounting, Accounts Officers/Clerks

Junior Accountant


Full Time, Fixed Term
Band 4
Salary $67,639 + Super + RDO

About Us

The City of Whittlesea is one of the fastest growing municipalities in Australia, and as a local government organisation, we play a pivotal role in the everyday lives our community. Our vision is to make Whittlesea 2040: A Place For All by ensuring our residents can enjoy access to local services, facilities and infrastructure.

Our staff are passionate, skilled and diverse, providing a great environment to work in and succeed.

The Role

Make a difference in our community!

Reporting to the Financial Accountant, you will provide support to the Financial Services team.  This position is responsible for the maintenance of Council’s Bond and Trust register, Corporate Myki cards and assisting with Bank Reconciliation, Corporate Credit Cards, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and other Accounting tasks. 

About you

The successful candidate will have:

  • Successfully completed a tertiary qualification in accounting or relevant discipline
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel
  • Previous experience in a role where detail and accuracy are a high priority
  • Ability to prioritise and organize workloads in an environment of change
  • Excellent customer service skills

If this sounds like you, then you should definitely apply!

Want to know more?

The full Position Description is available on the careers at Council page at https://whittlesea.bigredsky.com/ If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact Mark Versis, Financial Accountant on Phone 9217 2254.

To apply for this position, you must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.

**Applications close 11.45 pm on Sunday 24 January 2021

Please note all applicants must apply online, and no late applications will be accepted.

 * You must have the right to live and work in Australia to be eligible for this vacancy.

At the City of Whittlesea, we value diversity and appreciate everyone’s strengths. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects our municipality. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, people with a disability and people identifying as LGBTIQ. The City of Whittlesea is also a Child Safe employer.

Council is committed to providing an inclusive workplace that encourages employees to participate, without discrimination, in both work-related and other activities conducted within a work context, with the support of workplace adjustments.

Where possible, the Council will identify and resolve potential barriers to the recruitment and employment of people with disabilities within the organisation.

If you require a workplace adjustment to support you during the interview process, please email human.resources@whittlesea.vic.gov.au with your request outlining your preferred method of contact.  

Workplace adjustment (also known as “reasonable adjustment”) is defined as: “Whatever is considered necessary and achievable to enable an employee to perform their job role efficiently and to the best of their abilities”. A Workplace adjustment can be requested at any stage in the recruitment process and/or as a part of the employment of an individual.

careers.whittlesea.vic.gov.au/jobs

Full Time, Fixed Term
Band 4
Salary $67,639 + Super + RDO

About Us

The City of Whittlesea is one of the fastest growing municipalities in Australia, and as a local government organisation, we play a pivotal role in the everyday lives our community. Our vision is to make Whittlesea 2040: A Place For All by ensuring our residents can enjoy access to local services, facilities and infrastructure.

Our staff are passionate, skilled and diverse, providing a great environment to work in and succeed.

The Role

Make a difference in our community!

Reporting to the Financial Accountant, you will provide support to the Financial Services team.  This position is responsible for the maintenance of Council’s Bond and Trust register, Corporate Myki cards and assisting with Bank Reconciliation, Corporate Credit Cards, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and other Accounting tasks. 

About you

The successful candidate will have:

  • Successfully completed a tertiary qualification in accounting or relevant discipline
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel
  • Previous experience in a role where detail and accuracy are a high priority
  • Ability to prioritise and organize workloads in an environment of change
  • Excellent customer service skills

If this sounds like you, then you should definitely apply!

Want to know more?

The full Position Description is available on the careers at Council page at https://whittlesea.bigredsky.com/ If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact Mark Versis, Financial Accountant on Phone 9217 2254.

To apply for this position, you must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.

**Applications close 11.45 pm on Sunday 24 January 2021

Please note all applicants must apply online, and no late applications will be accepted.

 * You must have the right to live and work in Australia to be eligible for this vacancy.

At the City of Whittlesea, we value diversity and appreciate everyone’s strengths. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects our municipality. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, people with a disability and people identifying as LGBTIQ. The City of Whittlesea is also a Child Safe employer.

Council is committed to providing an inclusive workplace that encourages employees to participate, without discrimination, in both work-related and other activities conducted within a work context, with the support of workplace adjustments.

Where possible, the Council will identify and resolve potential barriers to the recruitment and employment of people with disabilities within the organisation.

If you require a workplace adjustment to support you during the interview process, please email human.resources@whittlesea.vic.gov.au with your request outlining your preferred method of contact.  

Workplace adjustment (also known as “reasonable adjustment”) is defined as: “Whatever is considered necessary and achievable to enable an employee to perform their job role efficiently and to the best of their abilities”. A Workplace adjustment can be requested at any stage in the recruitment process and/or as a part of the employment of an individual.

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