Assistant Accountant

Applications are invited from suitably qualified/experienced individuals for the position of Assistant Accountant.  Some of the key responsibilities of the position include:

  • Assist in the preparation of financial reports, annual financial statements, monthly financial reporting, budgets and quarterly budget review statement
  • Assist in all finance functions; payroll, accounts receivable/payable, rates, plant, asset recording receipting and banking.
  • Assist to ensure all returns are submitted within designated timeframes including but not limited to BAS, FBT, annual Grants Commission return, information requirements of internal and external auditors.
  • Assist with the administration of Council’s loan and investment portfolio.
  • Assist with ensuring the integrity of the general ledger and accounting information system

Local Government experience would be advantageous. The position is currently classified as Band 3, Level 1, Grade 8, Salary range of $61,116 - $70,283 per annum. Package includes subsidised rental and work flexibility agreement (equating to an additional 10% of weekly salary). Salary will be dependent on qualifications and experience). Conditions of employment are in accordance with the Local Government (State) Award 2017.

Enquiries for the position of Assistant Accountant can be made to the Human Resources Manager during normal working hours on (02) 6830 5119 or by email at  Selection Criteria must be addressed to have a valid application accepted. Position closes on 21 January 2019 at 5:00 pm.


For Position Description and Selection Criteria CLICK HERE


“Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer”.


Jeff Sowiak                                                                              PO Box 125

General Manager                                                                    BREWARRINA NSW 2839