Finance Manager

$100,000 - $110,000 yearly
  • Cottesloe Town Council
  • Cottesloe WA, Australia
  • 07 Apr, 2021
Full time Accounting and Finance

Job Description

Date Added: 1-Apr-2021
Closing Date: 16-Apr-2021 04:00 PM

The Town of Cottesloe is seeking a highly skilled and qualified Finance Manager to oversee all accounting activities in accordance with the principles of sound financial management and good governance.

As the successful candidate, you will hold a Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Commerce with a minimum of five years post graduate experience. You will have senior level financial management expertise and experience, providing sound quality advice to the Executive Leadership Team on Council’s overall financial performance. You will lead and develop a small team of finance and administrative staff, coordinate all financial and accounting operations to meet statutory requirements, and prepare annual financial statements and budgets. In addition, the successful candidate will assist and work in conjunction with auditors, and maintain detailed records to ensure compliance.  

This full time, permanent position will commence in May 2021 with an attractive remuneration package of $110,000 to $120,000 per annum, including a base salary of $100,000 to $110,000 and the private use of a motor vehicle. 

The Town of Cottesloe is located in one of WA’s premier coastal suburbs. The Town offers an excellent working environment and generous benefits, including:

  • Leave loading
  • 22 days annual leave per year
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Christmas shutdown (subject to CEO approval)
  • Generous Superannuation Policy; and
  • Free parking

Applications close Friday, 16 April 2021 at 4.00pm.

Questions regarding the position should be directed to Samantha Hornby, Human Resources Coordinator, by email to or via phone on 9285 5068. Please do not send applications to this email address.

Information on how to apply and the Position Description can be found below and on the Town’s website under ‘Current Vacancies.’ Applications can be submitted online, by post or in person.

Job Closing Date

16 Apr, 2021