Accounting Officer

Oran Park
Job Type
Emp Type
Full Time
Council Role
Functional Expertise
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Job ID

Job Description

Join the ACM team on this 4 month contract opportunity as a Financial Officer

ACM is currently recruiting for an Accounting Officer role on behalf of our client, a local government council. We are seeking a dedicated individual with a background in accounting or finance to support financial management initiatives and provide expert assistance in developer contribution calculations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and manage a local governments Developer Contributions registers.
  • Provide guidance and support to customers and internal stakeholders
  • Reporting enhancements and financial planning processes for Annual Budget and Long-Term Financial Plan.
  • Collaborate on Financial Projects and Initiatives 

Benefits of Joining Us:

  • Enjoy a 35-hour working week.
  • Flexibility through Flex leave provisions and hybrid work arrangements.
  • Health program offering free flu vaccinations, skin checks, and health and wellbeing leave options.
  • Ample free parking facilities.
  • Central location with a modern building equipped with the latest technology.
  • Access to professional career development opportunities and supportive organizational culture.

Essential Requirements:

  • Possession of tertiary qualifications (or in progress) in accounting or finance-related discipline.
  • Strong knowledge and practical experience in applying accounting policies and procedures.
  • Exceptional research, analytical, and problem-solving skills, with a focus on reconciliation.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication abilities.
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office applications, particularly financial spreadsheets.
  • Proven track record of working effectively within a team environment.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and consistently meet deadlines.

Desirable Skills:

  • Familiarity with Environmental Planning & Assessment Act, 1979
  • Experience using Civica Authority application and Budget Software.

If you are looking for the opportunity to get your foot in the door with a local government division in finance, then this 4 month contract could be ideal for you.  For more information please contact Jenny Nguyen at ACM and on 0424 883 757 or email me directly at with a copy of your resume.  Alternatively click on APPLY NOW.