Deputy Chief Executive Officer/ Finance Manager

$131,229 - $159,346 yearly
  • Shire of Wyalkatchem
  • Remote (Some remote working can be arranged)
  • 19 Apr, 2022
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Job Description

Deputy Chief Executive Officer/ Finance Manager

The Shire of Wyalkatchem has an excellent employment opportunity for an experienced senior  officer to join a progressive executive team focused on building its leadership skills to deliver results through a values based approach to workforce and community engagement.

As the Deputy Chief Executive / Finance Manager you will be responsible for assisting the Chief Executive Officer and leading the finance and administration team to support achieving the Council’s strategic financial objectives, as set out in the Shire's Strategic Community Plan, Corporate Business Plan, annual budget and capital works programs.

Working collaboratively across our organisation, you will provide advice to both staff and Council on all areas on the Shire's financial affairs. You'll also facilitate and build a culture of accountability and compliance through implementation of training, inductions, promotion and guidance within the financial services area.

The Deputy Chief Executive / Finance Manager is a member of Wyalkatchem Shire’s Executive Leadership Team and will contribute to the organisation’s broader success through corporate planning and budgetary processes.  To be successful for this position you must have:

  • Sound knowledge of Local Government accounting requirements and procedures including budgeting, procurement, rates and financial reporting practices;
  • IT competence including computer systems and financial software applications, preferably Synergy Soft & Altus;
  • Sound knowledge of local governments’ record keeping obligations; and
  • Aspiration to succeed in a senior management position.

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, this position is a senior role with an attractive salary package in the range $131,229 to $159,346 per annum subject to experience and accommodation requirements. The package includes superannuation (up to 15%), conditional private use of a motor vehicle, a house with subsidised rent, utilities and a uniform allowance.

The information package along with the position description can be obtained from our website or by contacting Stephanie Elvidge on (08) 9681 1166 or email

Applications must be submitted by 9:00am, Monday 9 May either by email or in writing to;

Email to:

Written applications to:

Chief Executive Officer


Shire of Wyalkatchem


P O Box 224


Wyalkatchem WA 6485

The Shire of Wyalkatchem is an Equal Opportunity Employer that embraces diversity & encourages applications from those representing minority groups.

Peter Klein

Chief Executive Officer

Job Closing Date

09 May, 2022