Finance Officer

$74,237 - $87,331 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT, Australia
  • 22 Jul, 2021
Full time Accounting and Finance

Job Description

Full-time Temporary with a Possibility of Permanency

Closes: 04 August 2021
Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 4/5
Salary: $74,237 - $87,331 plus superannuation
Position No: 19007
Directorate: ACT Long Service Leave Authority
Advertised (Gazettal date): 21 July 2021
Contact Officer: Catherine Shih on or 6247 3900

Details: The ACT Long Service Leave Authority (the Authority) was established to administer portable long service leave benefit schemes under the Long Service Leave (Portable Schemes) Act 2009, for workers in the ACT engaged in the Building and Construction, Contract Cleaning, Community Sector and Security Industries.

The Authority is looking for a high-performing Finance Officer, with accounting or financial support experience and a strong drive for improvement, to join the Authority. Reporting to the Finance Manager, the Finance Officer will assist with the Authority’s financial, accounting, and investment matters instructed by the Finance Manager, such as the day-to-day financial transactions, regular reconciliations of financial position and performance, annual budget and financial reports preparation, effective debt recovery, and other operational duties as broadly directed by the Chief Finance Officer.

The Authority provides staff with flexible working arrangements, access to a range of roles and training that is tailored to their career goals. Staff working within the Authority are expected to demonstrate quality customer service and teamwork skills, be willing to continuously improve, be outcome focused and accountable for their actions. Further information relating to the ACT Long Service Leave Authority can be found at

Eligibility/Other Requirements

  • It is highly desirable that the applicants have acquired tertiary accounting training or qualification and/or CA or CPA certified or working towards.
  • Educational and professional qualification checks will be undertaken prior to employment.

Notes: This is a temporary position available immediately for a period of six months with the possibility of permanency. This position will be filled at either an ASO4 or ASO5 level depending on experience.

How to Apply: Please send a copy of your curriculum vitae, a statement to address the Selection Criteria within three pages, and contact details of two referees.

Applications should be sent to the Contact Officer.

Job Closing Date

04 Aug, 2021