Senior Finance Officer


Positions Type

Permanent, Full Time 


Katherine, NT

Salary Range

Level 7/8 Indicative $77,818.77 to $90,810.06

Annual Leave

6 Weeks Annual Leave With 17.5% Leave Loading


10 days personal leave

Remote Area Allowance

Relocation Allowance up to $5,000 to help you move!

About the Role

The Senior Finance Officer will assist in ensuring the effective delivery of financial services associated with accounts payable, accounts receivable, rates, purchasing and procurement, cash receipting and bank reconciliations, and in the provision of high level financial reporting as required.

Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Provide advice and guidance to the financial services team members on financial matters.
  • Liaise with the Grants Administrator to ensure effective administration of external funding agreements, and assist in the preparation of financial reports and grant acquittals as required.
  • Review of general ledger transactions, trial balance, income & expenditure statements, and balance sheet, including assistance with end of month and end of financial year tasks.
  • Assist in collection of data as required by the Interim and End of Year Financial Audit, and other Compliance Audits as required.
  • Report regularly to the Director of Financial Services and maintain oversight of functions including Accounts Payable, Accounts & Rates Receivable, Purchasing and Procurement, Cash Receipting, and Bank Reconciliations.


Or send applications to


Applications close Sunday, 21st of March 2021


your resume, cover letter and a statement addressing the selection criteria.

For further information about this opportunity with Council Contact: 


18 Pearce Street,
Katherine South NT 0850

Postal Address

PO Box 19, Katherine NT 0851

Further Enquiries Please Contact

(08) 8972 0777