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Reference Number 12959
Position Title Finance Officer
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Location Spence Street
Minimum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 1.1 - 36.25 h/w 
Maximum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 2.4 - 36.25 h/w 
Roster Pattern 19 day month 
Position Summary

Finance Officer – FS868

Salary Range: $51,129.76 - $63,618.54 pro-rata per annum

Location: Spence Street and Martyn Street

Reference Number: 12959

Close Date: Sunday 22 September 2019

Enhance your career by joining Cairns Regional Council, one of the largest employers in the Cairns region. Our commitment to delivering high quality services to the community means we need talented, committed people – we need you!

Cairns Regional Council is currently seeking a Finance Officer to join our Finance Department. 

Primary Objective of the position:

  • To provide cohesive, skilled, broadly based administration support to Council as to enable its operational staff to deliver a high standard of service to internal and external customers.

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • Secondary education to at least Grade 10 and preferably Grade 12.
  • Demonstrated ability with appropriate computer software, particularly in the Microsoft Office suite of programs.
  • Strong customer service focus, with an ability to relate well to other staff and to members of the public.
  • Accounting and or ability to apply financial concepts applicable to role (such as electronic recording of financial transactions, cash handling).

For a full listing of the Key Duties & Responsibilities and full Selection Criteria please ensure you obtain a copy of the information kit and how to apply by scrolling to the Position Description area, then clicking on "Open" to download the attachment.

How to Apply:

Your application must be submitted online and must consist of the following:

  • Cover Letter addressing the three main elements as detailed in the full selection criteria.
  • Copy of your Resume.

Applications not addressing the full selection criteria will not be accepted.

Pre-Employment Assessment:

As part of the selection process applicants may be required to undertake some or all of the following assessments/checks:

  • Pre‑employment medical assessment, which will include a functional assessment and drug and alcohol test.
  • National Police/Criminal History Check.
  • Practical Assessment
  • Numeracy and Literacy Assessment
  • Computer Skills Assessment
  • Qualification/Licence Verification
  • Working with Children & Young People (Blue Card) Verification
  • Right to Work in Australia Check
  • Directorship Check

 

Employment Eligibility:

To be eligible to apply for a position at Cairns Regional Council, you must fulfil one of the following criteria:

  • Permanent resident of Australia
  • Australian Citizen
  • New Zealand Citizen
  • Entitlement to Work Visa

 

We off the following benefits:

  • 19 day month
  • Up to 5 weeks’ annual leave
  • 12% contribution to superannuation
  • Annual leave loading
  • Subsidised Corporate Uniform
  • Subsidised health and well-being membership (gym/swimming pool)
  • On-going opportunities for learning and professional development relevant to the position
Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have previous experience working within an office / administration environment?
Essential: Are you proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software, particularly MS Word, Outlook and Excel?
Essential: Do you have a Grade 10 or 12 Secondary Education Certificate?
Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email jobs@cairns.qld.gov.au
Closing Date 22/09/2019
Position Description
External Information Kit - FS868 Finance Officer.pdf Open
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm (AEST) on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.