First listed on: 19 January 2022

Finance Officer

  • Career development opportunity

(Full Time)

The Shire of Wyalkatchem seeks a suitably qualified person to fill the position of Finance Officer.

Reporting to the Manager of Corporate Services, key responsibilities include payroll, accounts payable, relevant reporting, records management, customer service and the provision of administrative support to the Corporate Services Manager and other staff, as required.

Applicants must demonstrate a sound knowledge of local government practices and an understanding of the WA Local Government Act 1995 and relevant Regulations. The role requires a person who is proactive and self-driven, with excellent communication skills and a willingness to work as part of a team within a busy work environment. Well-developed financial management qualities are an essential requirement for this exciting role.

The successful candidate will be employed under conditions outlined in the Local Government Award and an attractive salary will be negotiated subject to qualifications, skills and experience.  This package includes a competitive superannuation scheme and additional Wyalkatchem allowances. 

Candidates wanting to take the next step in their career are encourage to contact Governance Executive Officer Stephanie Elvidge on 08 9681 1166 during office hours.

The information package along with the Position Description can be obtained from our website and candidates are encourage to review this document before applying for the position. 

Applicants are requested to submit written applications by email to

Or by post, in a sealed enveloped marked “Private and Confidential – Finance Officer”, addressed to:

Governance Executive Officer
Shire of Wyalkatchem
P O Box 224
Wyalkatchem WA 6485 

Applications close at 4.00pm sharp on Wednesday 3 February 2022. 

The Shire of Wyalkatchem is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Canvassing of Councillors will disqualify.

Peter Klein

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