Rates Clerk

Reference Number: S100-20-801 Closing Date: 30-10-2020 Employment Type: Permanent Full Time

Rates Clerk

Permanent Full time

Salary: $1789.90 - $2050.70pw + super + leaseback vehicle

Come join an organisation with endless opportunities, where people choose to work because they are inspired by the chance to shape, influence and grow a community.

This newly created Rates Clerk will assist in leading the rating team. You will work in this fast paced and growing organisation to ensure the effective delivery of Council’s rates while ensuring compliance with the rating provisions of the Local Government Act 1993 and in the ensuring a quality service is delivered to customers. This position has been created due to the incredible growth and expanding financial services business unit.

If you have a strong understanding of Local Government Rating with an ability to think on your feet, are customer and results oriented, then we want to hear from you.

Don’t miss out on being part of something great by joining an evolving, rapidly growing, adaptive and innovative organisation.

What We Offer

We are committed to offering and supporting development and employment opportunities to help our staff excel and build a lasting career. We offer generous learning and development opportunities as well as flexi time, access to employee benefits and education assistance.

We promote diversity in the workplace and have a culture that is inclusive, respectful and embraces the unique skills and qualities of all people.

As the community continues to grow, this opportunity will allow you to grow with it!


  • Recognised tertiary qualifications in an accounting related discipline
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate and develop staff in a team environment
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in applying accounting principles and accounting standards
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of the rating related statutory requirements as outlined in the Local Government Act 1993 and the Financial Management Regulations 1999.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Demonstrated ability to apply EEO, WHS and ethical practice principles and to act with probity at all times


  • Proven ability to prioritise work and meet deadlines
  • Well-developed knowledge and understanding of computerised financial accounting systems.
  • Excellent customer service and conflict resolution skills

Further Information: Neil Charge, Coordinator Finance Operations on 02 4654 5098

Closing Date: 30 October 2020