First listed on: 20 October 2017

Business Units Project Accountant  

Coffs Harbour is located on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, has a population of over 70,000 and encompasses a total area of 1,174 square kilometres, much of it dedicated to parks and reserves, and bounded by the Solitary Islands Marine Park.

This coastal city is renowned for its beautiful beaches and green hinterland, and has the services and amenities you would expect from a thriving regional centre, making it an attractive proposition for those looking to achieve work/life balance.

An exciting opportunity has become available for a suitably qualified and experienced Project Accountant to join our Commercial Business Units team on a 12 month fixed-term contract.

As our Business Units Project Accountant you will be responsible for:

  • The transition of all Trust financial systems and processes into Council's financial and asset systems
  • Undertake accounting practices for the Coffs Coast State Park Trust in line with statutory obligations
  • Provide regular reporting of business operations in a timely manner and provide business unit managers with quality strategic and expert accounting advice and support.

You will have a degree qualification in Business or Accounting, with a minimum of five years' experience in the accounting field and demonstrated experience in computerised financial management systems.

For additional details of the requirements and responsibilities of this role, please download the position description by clicking on Download PD.


Starting salary range of $71,822.78 (Grade 23) pa + Super. All other conditions of employment will be in accordance with the NSW Local Government (State) Award 2017.

Additional Requirements:

  • You may be required to undertake Pre Employment Medical Screening and Pre Employment Alcohol & Drug Testing.

Enquiries to: Jason Bailey, Manager Holiday Parks and Reserves on 02 6648 4443.

Coffs Harbour City Council supports Equal Employment Opportunities

We are unable to accept applications via e-mail or through Seek. All applications must be submitted via Council's careers site.

To apply for this job go to: & enter ref code: 3819641. 

Applications close 12 November 2017 
Coffs Harbour City Council

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