Job Details - Assistant Accounting Officer

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496909 Finance & Corp Services Max Term Full Time Accounting
Full Time Max Term 15 months Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream A)- Level 2 of the Moreton Bay Regional Council EBA4 Certified Agreement Strathpine $62,853 pa9 day fortnight up to 12% superannuation leave loading72.5 hour fortnight4 weeks annual leave


Moreton Bay Regional Council is Australia's third largest local government, conveniently located between the Brisbane CBD and the Sunshine Coast.

The Moreton Bay Region is a diverse area, spanning more than 2000 square kilometres and boasting everything from rural townships to urban centres, coastal villages and thriving business precincts – We've Got It All.

Moreton Bay Regional Council employs more than 1700 staff dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 425,000 residents. With your skills, join council's team and help make a difference to one of South-East Queensland's fastest growing urban areas.  

The Financial and Project Services department provides a range of corporate support functions that assist with the operation of all areas of Council. These functions include the processing and payment of approximately 60,000 supplier invoices per year, the processing of the fortnightly payroll for Council’s 1,700+ workforce, the provision of strategic advice and assistance on procurement matters, and the levying and collection of approximately $320 million in rates and utility charges each year. The Financial and Project Services department is committed to providing a high level of service to other Council departments and the community. 


The role

Your responsibilities will include acting as a point of contact for team members by providing sound advice, innovation and problem solving for management. You will be responsible for the routing of electronic and hard copy correspondence throughout the department in an accurate the timely manner.


To be successful in this role you must possess excellent time management skills to achieve proficiency effectiveness in managing conflicting priorities and meeting deadlines. You will have proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of programs and the ability to develop proficiency with Council’s software programs.


This role with Council offers excellent working conditions, generous employer funded superannuation benefits (up to 12%) and a 9 day fortnight in addition to four weeks paid annual leave per year.

Council’s office locations have local parking on-site and are in close proximity to public transport networks.

Work Location

Please note that whilst the current work location for this position is specified above, staff may be required to transfer to any of council's work locations with notice. Council currently has administration offices located at Caboolture, Strathpine and Redcliffe as well as depots, libraries and a range of other facilities located throughout the region.

How to Apply

Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Applicants will need to attach the following documents:

  • A current resumé or curriculum vitæ
  • A covering letter or expression of interest (maximum 2 pages) which details your suitability for the role.

Role Description

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Further Information

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