• Ongoing Full Time Position (with monthly RDO)
  • $76,465 plus relevant allowances
  • Generous superannuation and leave
  • Based in Innisfail or Tully with regular travel across the region
The Position The Graduate Finance Officer will report to and work directly with the Financial Accounting team to provide support in in maintaining accurate financial records and contributing to the overall financial health of the organisation. This role involves completing end of month reconciliations, daily bank reconciliations, monitoring cash flow, exploring investment opportunities, grants monitoring and compliance, and providing assistance to the accounting team as needed. This role will have access to resources and support to obtain professional CPA certification (or equivalent). This development opportunity will develop their accounting acumen and contribute to their long-term career progression within Council. Selection Criteria
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, Economics or Accounting
  • A high level of analytical and problem-solving capability as well as high attention to detail
  • Experience with business systems and applications including Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Proactive and not afraid to challenge the status quo
  • High level of interpersonal communications and excellent time management skills including the ability to manage priorities and deadlines
  • Capacity to work effectively in a team environment and provide quality customer service;
  • Knowledge of local government financial management and accounting practices or the ability to develop understanding of same
  • Ability to work autonomously under broad direction, guidelines and policies
  • Ability to demonstrate behavioural competencies
  • Current Queensland C Class driver’s licence
The beautiful Cassowary Coast Nestled between one of the seven natural wonders of the   world, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and the World Heritage listed Wet Tropics rainforest, is the beautiful Cassowary Coast Region. Consisting of coastal and hinterland communities with 30,000 residents across the major townships of Cardwell, Mission Beach, Tully and Innisfail. Employment Benefits
  • Monthly RDO
  • 5 weeks annual leave (plus 17.5% loading)
  • 15 days personal leave
  • Up to 12% employer superannuation contribution
  • Learning, development and career planning opportunities
  • Access to discounted health insurance
  • Salary packaging opportunities for vehicles, rent, mortgages, electricity and gas
  • Fitness Passport Wellness Program for you and your family
  • Employee Assistance Program for you and your family
  • Flexible working arrangements
Our Council It is an exciting time to be part of the Cassowary Coast Regional Council, our commitment to a shared set of values offers great experiences through the building of a dynamic and inclusive workplace and community culture. Council’s 2021-2025 Corporate Plan outlines the overarching vision for the Cassowary Coast region is ‘to provide great experiences, deliver value and create a sustainable future for our community.’  - One Coast, Cassowary Coast. Apply Now All applications must be submitted via the Cassowary Coast Regional Council website by 7.30pm, Monday 9 October 2023. On our website, review further position information and submit your application via the Apply button for this role, ensuring you include:
  • Cover Letter (max 2-3 pages) addressing the selection criteria and the reason you are the ‘best fit’ for this role
  • Current Resume showcasing relevant skills, experience and qualifications
  • Current Licences/Qualifications, relevant to this role
Successful applicants will be required to complete a drug and alcohol screen and a full medical to ensure their fitness to perform the requirements of this position. Any Questions If you have questions after reading the information on our website, or you are having difficulty viewing the position online, please contact us: People & Safety, P: (07) 4030 2216 or E: [email protected]Cassowary Coast Regional Council is strengthened by diversity and we celebrate our inclusive workplace culture that brings great value to our organisation and community as a whole. We promote and apply equality of opportunity throughout our recruitment process and encourage applications from all sectors of the community. This includes people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer.
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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Accounting, Administration, Business and Commerce, Consulting,
  • Locations:
    Queensland, Brisbane, Regional
  • Closing Date:9th Oct 2023, 12:00 am


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