Accountant - Budgets And Projects

Lachlan Shire Council Full Time Permanent 9/01/2020

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 across multiple projects 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.

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 and be the first point of liaison regarding budgets, 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, download the Position Description from our website or contact us on 02 6895 1900.

Contact:           Karen Pegler, Director Corporate & Community Services on 02 6895 1900.


Salary:             Grade 13 paying $3,291 to $3,702 per fortnight


Applications close: 4.30pm Monday, 3 February 2020.

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 address the selection criteria and have the right to work in Australia will be considered for interview.

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


Lachlan Shire Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides a smoke-free work environment.