Employment Opportunity - Payroll & Finance Assistant


Location: Civic Centre   Occupation: Finance   Division: Corporate Services - Financial Services

Level 3 - $89,617.13 (incl $19,254.98 Port Hedland Allowance)

The Town

Port Hedland is a dynamic, diverse town in Western Australia’s beautiful North West that enjoys a relaxed lifestyle. We are proud of our stunning landscapes, Aboriginal heritage, vibrant multicultural community and our significant resources industry. At the Town of Port Hedland, let your career take-off as you tackle challenges unique to the region, collaborate with a range of people from all walks of life and become part of a vibrant team that is making real change in the Pilbara.

The Role

This position will provide assistance in the accurate and timely processing of payroll and finance information for the Town.  The position requires providing support to meet the needs of our internal customers and to satisfy record keeping requirements.

Our ideal applicant will have excellent time management skills, high attention to detail and have a proactive attitude. You will require a high level of writing and verbal communication skills, as well as fast and efficient data entry skills.

You will be joining the team at an exciting time as the Town embarks on a culture of change with embracing of a wide range of new technologies, a large capitals works program, and a number of other projects that make the Town a desirable place to live and work.

For further information, please view the attached position description.

Work Related Requirements

The preferred applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol assessment to be considered for the role, as well as possess:

  • National Police Clearance
  • Current ‘C’ class drivers license
  • Rights to work in Australia

Employee Benefits

In addition to the salary our employees enjoy a range of benefits which may include:

  • Six weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
  • Additional 2 days of leave per year during the Christmas period
  • Free gym membership and pool access
  • Up to 18% superannuation with co-contribution scheme
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Paid parental leave

How to Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply online.

If you are unable to apply online, please forward your application documents to Human Resources, Attention “Confidential Advertised Vacancy” either by:

Post:   PO Box 41, Port Hedland WA 6721

Hand:  Civic Centre, McGregor Street, Port Hedland WA 6721

Applicants are advised to write a cover letter of no more than two (2) pages outlining how your skills, capabilities and experience will contribute to their success in this position. Applicants who do not attach a cover letter may not be considered in the first round of shortlisting. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their application is received in full prior to the closing date and time.

Suitable applicants may be considered for appointment to similar vacancies during the six month period following the conclusion of this recruitment process.

For further information about this position please contact Harry Timmermans, Senior Project Accountant, 08 9158 9300, or recruitment@porthedland.wa.gov.au

The Town reserves the right to commence shortlisting prior to the closing date.

Applications close: 11.45pm Sunday 9 October 2022.

The Town of Port Hedland is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

Attachments : - 20220909PD_Payroll & Finance Assistant .pdf - PreApplicationFormASAP_504198.pdf

Posted on Sep 23 by Town of Port Hedland

Advert closes on Sun, 9 Oct 2022 23:45:00