The Shire of Yilgarn invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the position of Finance Manager. The key responsibilities of the position are:


  • Provide leadership and operational management of Finance staff.
  • Lead the preparation of the annual financial reports including their presentation to the Office of the Auditor General or their representatives for external audit, this includes the management of the relationship with the auditors;
  • Assist the Executive Manager Corporate Services with the production of the annual budget and with its ongoing monitoring and review;
  • Supervise finance and accounting tasks including rates, payroll, creditors, debtors and cashier.


A full list of responsibilities is included in the Position Description.


This is a key role and is responsible for ensuring the operational requirements of the finance area are meeting regulatory and legislative requirements with a key focus on continuous improvement and maintaining workflow processes.

The successful candidate will be tertiary qualified and/or with relevant demonstrated experience in all things finance with excellent stakeholder engagement skills.

The position is offered on a 3 to 5 year fixed term Contract with an attractive total remuneration package of up to $122K.  The package on offer, including subsidised housing and utilities, will be negotiated with the successful applicant.


An information package is available HERE. Further information can be obtained by contacting Executive Manager Corporate Services – Cameron Watson on 0428 775 325.


Written applications, addressed to the CEO and marked confidential, will be received up to 4:00pm Wednesday 10 March 2021.



Peter Clarke

Chief Executive Officer


Shire of Yilgarn

PO Box 86




PLEASE NOTE: Canvassing of Councillors will disqualify. The successful applicant is required to obtain relevant police checks, and to provide evidence of all claimed qualifications prior to commencing employment. This position is subject to a Pre-Employment Medical and a National Police Clearance.