Finance Manager


Belyuen NT, Australia - 0622

To perform a wide range of bookkeeping, financial services and administration duties in an accurate and timely manner.

The position will be paid $30.69 per hour.

This position is currently 30 hours a week. The hours of work are flexible and can be modified to accommodate the successful candidate.

The position will be required to work from the office of the Belyuen Community Council.

Prior to commencing employment with the Council, you must submit the following:
  • A completed criminal history check application with 100 points of ID
  • A current Working with Children Clearance (Ochre Card) or provide an application receipt for an exemption to be approved by SAFE NT
  • Be an Australian resident or provide a current, relevant visa to work in Australia
Employees of the Council are subject to the conditions specified in the Local Government Industry Award 2010

Candidates must ensure that the address the Requirements in their application.

MORE INFORMATION including Job Description and Candidate Information
Essential
  • Well-developed computer skills.
  • Highly developed demonstrable knowledge of general accounting principles of creditors, debtors, payroll, accounting to trail balance, GST and FBT principals.
  • Well-developed bookkeeping and data entry skills using a computerized accounting system.
  • At least 3 - 5 years’ experience in a financial administration position utilizing computerized accounting software.
  • Ability to effectively manage time and willingness to work as an integral part of a small, efficient team, with a keen desire to “get the job done properly, the first time”.
  • Hold a current "C" class Motor Driver’s License.
  • National Police clearance.
Desirable
  • Local Government experience.
  • Knowledge of MYOB or XERO considered an advantage.
  • Diploma in Accounting.
  • Experience working with ATSI peoples
Debtors and Creditors
  • Ensure the prompt matching of invoices to orders, verification of computations, verification of receipt of goods/ services and reconciliation to Statements
  • Liaise with staff and creditors for the prompt resolution of discrepancies and disputes
  • Process creditors invoice details in the creditors system
  • Process cheque run and payment of creditors
  • Prepare monthly purchase order reports as required.
  • Produce and dispatch sundry debtor invoices in a timely and accurate manner
  • Produce and dispatch sundry debtor statements on a monthly
  • Reconcile debtor aged trial balance to balance sheet
Payroll
  • Maintain employee personnel files as to classification, rates of pay, leave entitlements (annual, sick, long service, time in lieu), deductions and superannuation.
  • Respond to employee enquires
  • Prepare and certify payroll in accordance with statutory requirements
  • Prepare and balance group certificates for signature by Authorised Officer
  • Ensure that authorised deductions are made from employees pay and that amounts deducted are remitted by the due date to payee.
  • Process workers compensation claims
Rates
  • Maintain property maintenance (e.g. update new subdivisions and amalgamations).
  • Generate rates notices as required
Reporting
  • Produce monthly financial reports for presentation to Council
  • Prepare financial management reports for Management as required
  • Prepare annual financial statements for submission to external auditor
  • Preparation of grant acquittals as required
General
  • Provide a high level of customer service to internal and external customers of the Shire, including support of other Council businesses and services.
  • Conduct regular review of policies and procedure to improvement to current procedures and systems to ensure that they are efficient and meet legislative and Auditor requirements.
  • In accordance with work health and safety legislation, ensure you work safely, the way you work does not cause harm to others and you use measures within your control that prevent injuries or illnesses.
  • Other duties in accordance with your skills and experience.
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