Position Details
Reference Number 10689
Directorate Corporate & Community Services
Position Title Accounting Services Officer
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Location Drouin
Award Classification Band 5
Salary $34.31 to $39.87
Hours 60.80
Position Summary
  • Opportunity to join an inclusive and supportive team environment
  • Part Time Position
  • Attractive remuneration package.

About Baw Baw Shire Council

A Baw Baw Shire Council career goes beyond business as usual. You’ll find exciting development pathways rich in opportunity. Our thriving and engaged culture-first workplace is built on the passion and talent of people who proudly deliver vital services and exciting projects to a community they care about.

Our organisation comprises of a multicultural workforce of around 400 full-time, part-time and casual employees, all benefiting from great flexibility, work/life sway, study support, health and wellbeing initiatives and ongoing learning and development programs.

At Baw Baw Shire Council, we invite our people to tackle projects that keep them inspired. We encourage the exploration of new ideas. We support the enhancement of building on current skills and developing new ones.

Located adjacent to Melbourne, Baw Baw Shire is one of Victoria’s fastest growing municipalities with freeway and V/Line access into Melbourne’s CBD and suburbs. This allows easy access to training, seminars and conferences in the city, without diminishing the direct impact that comes from working within a close-knit rural community.

To learn more visit www.bawbawshire.vic.gov.au

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity for an Accounting Services Officer to join the Financial Services team at Baw Shire Council. As an experienced and dedicated professional, you will provide support to the Financial Services team.  You will be responsible for a variety of tasks, including performing data entry, processing payments, reconciling ledger control accounts and undertaking general accounting duties.

The successful applicant will have a demonstrated commitment to outstanding customer service, the ability to problem solve and will have impeccable integrity and professionalism.

About the successful candidate

  • Highly developed interpersonal skills to establish positive and effective working relationships with a wide range of people.
  • Demonstrated experience in verbal and written communication to reflect a professional standard to interaction, in dealing with management, employees, external organisations and their representatives.
  • Demonstrated skills in managing time, planning and organising own work and setting priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and positively contribute to the team.
  • Local Government experience and relevant degree is desirable

If this sounds like the opportunity you’ve been waiting for, we want to hear from you!

Further information and how to apply

To apply, please review the position description and prepare your application including current copy of your resume and a covering letter which addresses the Key Selection Criteria. 


Applications close Sunday 1st March 2020 and must be submitted directly via the Baw Baw shire website.



Baw Baw Shire Council is an equal opportunity employer and works in the interest of the safety of children and young people. Our recruitment processes reflect this commitment.

Contact Person Fiona Hayden
Contact Number 0356242521
Closing Date 01/03/2020
Position Description
10061 - Accounting Services Officer (DOC-19-182511).DOC Open
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