Job Title: Accountant
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: St George, Queensland
Classification: Corporate Services
Client: Balonne Shire Council
Reference: BBBH1021_1604965495
Job Published: 10 Nov 2020
Closing Date: 30 Nov 2020

Job Description

Accountant | Balonne Shire Council | St George, Qld

Excellent career opportunity for an Accountant with drive, commitment and financial acumen.

Balonne Shire Council is seeking an Accountant to provide accurate and complete financial reports. The Accountant will manage Council's finances to ensure financial sustainability, asset performance and legislative compliance.

This is a newly created role for an Accountant to assist the Manager Finance Services in high quality financial reporting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare financial and taxation reporting and drive continuous business improvements
  • Manage BAS and taxation reporting
  • Coordinate statistical returns and acquittals
  • Prepare budgets and financial statements
  • Reconcile end of year reporting

Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience

  • Tertiary qualifications in accounting, commerce, business or related field.
  • Extensive knowledge in financial accounting, accounting standards, statutory reporting requirements and audit compliance.
  • Sound knowledge of the disciplines of strategic asset management relevant to local government infrastructure.
  • Highly developed analytical skills and high-level Excel to facilitate detailed assessments of large datasets.

Work/Life Balance

Proud of its arts and culture, Balonne Shire Council promotes sustainable communities and healthy lifestyles. Council also offers support for training and professional development, competitive remuneration and work/life balance. It's time to swap the long commutes and traffic jams for a tree change in a vibrant community.

How to Apply

Please download the
Candidate Information Pack for full details of this role. Follow the instructions on how to apply.

For a confidential discussion please contact Gemma Sheridan on 0407 009243

Applications close: 5pm Monday 30 November 2020.