Finance Support Officer


Reference: 5123129

Full Time Fixed Term Position until July 2021

Salary Range $62,210 - $65,959 pa + 9.5% Super + RDO

About Melton City Council

The City of Melton is a place where everyone belongs, and we want you to enjoy the benefits that best work for you and your stage of life. We offer generous leave and flexibility that best suits your lifestyle and countless opportunities for professional and personal development. You'll be able to work close to home and have new cafes and shops opening every day amongst the heritage buildings and open green spaces of one of Melbourne's fastest growing municipalities.

The Opportunity

Melton City Council is seeking to engage the services of a full time Finance Support Officer to assist with the operation of the Accounts Payable function and provide comprehensive administrative support to the finance department as a whole.

Key Responsibilities

The key responsibilities of the role are to:

  • Provide accurate data entry and processing of Accounts Payable invoices, and related activities.
  • Provide data entry support relating to Accounts Receivable, receipting, and journal entries.
  • Ensure adherence to legislation and Council Policies and Procedures as it applies to the tasks undertaken.
  • Respond to customer enquiries in a friendly and efficient manner.
  • Provide general administrative support including across the Finance service unit.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have the following:

  • Experience in an accounts payable, or similar, role
  • Possess sound computer skills and absolute attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and have a strong customer focus
  • Be flexible, team oriented and have a can do approach to workload

Culture and Values

Our vision for our community is to be: "a thriving community where everyone belongs" and that means there's a place here for you too. Council has a diverse and vibrant team serving our diverse and vibrant community and we'd love to have you join us to help shape a city for the future. Our values are:

  • Continuous Improvement
  • Recognition
  • Accountability
  • Fairness
  • Teamwork


There are a number of great reasons why our people love working at Melton City Council:

  • 19 Day Month
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Extensive Career Development & Leadership Programs
  • Family Room available including Breastfeeding Facilities (Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace accredited)
  • Wellbeing initiatives
  • Social Club Activities
  • Subsidised Uniforms

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How to apply

For further information about the position, please contact Jacinta Tori, Acting Coordinator Accounting Services, on 03 9747 7360.

Applications close 5.00pm Friday 10 July 2020

To be eligible for employment at Melton City Council you must be an Australian citizen, permanent resident of Australia or be legally entitled to work in Australia.

At Melton City Council we care for our people, we're committed to the professional growth of our employees and support balance and flexibility. If you want to work with talented, passionate people and build a thriving and vibrant community, we encourage you to apply. We strongly encourage job applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, LGBTIQ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Applications Close: 10 Jul 2020

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