Accountant - Budgets And Projects

Lachlan Shire Council Full Time Permanent 19/02/2021

Are you looking for an opportunity to:

  • Escape limitations and work in a role that offers variety?
  • Apply a wide range of skills and knowledge?
  • Contribute to a high performing team?
  • Work in a flexible environment?
  • Have support for training and professional development?
  • Gain valuable experience and accelerate your career? 

Rural councils provide exceptional opportunity to gain a wide range of skills and experience through working in multidisciplinary teams to develop creative and innovative ways to deliver services to the community. If you are enthusiastic, motivated and looking for an opportunity that engages your skills, consider joining our team to take advantage of the opportunity Lachlan Shire Council can offer to build your career in Local Government.

Lachlan Shire is located at the Heart of NSW, on the iconic Lachlan River. The welcoming community and exceptional range of recreational pursuits offered by the Shire provide a unique and enviable rural lifestyle that captures the essence of life in the bush. Lachlan Shire employees enjoy a supportive work environment with assistance for further training and development and access to workplace flexibility to meet personal and professional needs.

An exciting opportunity exists in our Corporate and Community Services team for an accountant to assist Council to manage budgets, assets and projects effectively. The successful person will analyse financial information, variance investigation and preparation of the quarterly budget reviews. The role also assists with preparation of the annual operational and capital budgets, as well as asset and project accounting. To find out more, visit our website or call 02 6895 1900.

Contact:           Tanya Maccallum or Karen Pegler on 02 6895 1900 

Salary:             $3,340 to $3,758 per fortnight plus superannuation 

Applications close: 4.30pm Monday, 22 March 2021

TO APPLY: Go to Council’s website at to download the Position Description, ‘How to apply for positions’ and Selection Criteria documents. Valid applications require a cover letter, resume, statement addressing the selection criteria and a copy of relevant qualifications.

Note: Only applicants who have the right to work in Australia and address the selection criteria will be considered for interview.

Applications addressed to the General Manager, PO Box 216 CONDOBOLIN NSW 2877 or via email to will be accepted up to 4:30pm on the closing date.

Lachlan Shire Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer