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  • Banking Clerk

    Apply now Job no: 492404
    Work type: Permanent Full Time
    Location: Penrith
    Categories: Financial Services
    Salary: $970.41 per week

    Are you looking for an exciting career in a place of limitless opportunity? The City of Penrith sits at the foot of the Blue Mountains, alongside the Nepean River, and is home to approximately 198,000 people. We employ approximately 1,200 permanent, temporary and casual employees across a diverse range of fields and are committed to attracting and retaining the best people. We offer a diverse range of career paths with a strong commitment to training, education assistance, paid parental leave and flexible working arrangements.

    In Financial Services, we are responsible for the effective and efficient management of Council’s financial functions, including corporate and financial accounting, rates, and purchasing and supply. We are Fit for the Future and our hard working team of finance professionals are building on our strong financial sustainability and facilitating the delivery of our Community’s and Council’s vision for our City.

    We are looking for a Banking Clerk to join our dynamic team. In this role, you will be primarily responsible for the daily banking process, bank reconciliations, general ledger reconciliations, processing dishonours and unpresented cheques, preparing memos and correspondence, responding to customer enquiries and performing general administrative tasks as required.

    Essential Criteria:

    • Proven relevant experience in a similar position
    • Experience in administration duties
    • Intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel
    • High level verbal and solid written communication skills
    • Cash handling experience
    • Banking and reconciliations experience
    • Strong organisation and time management skills
    • Strong problem solving skills

    Desirable Criteria:

    • Tertiary qualification in Office Administration or relevant field
    • Knowledge of Local Government functions
    • Experience with Technology One products, namely Finance One and Property and Rating
    • Current Class C Driver’s Licence

    Commencing Salary: $50,400 - $57,800 per annum, plus 9.5% superannuation

    The position is located in the Penrith Civic Centre, adjacent to a major shopping centre and close to the railway station. You will enjoy flexible working conditions, an active staff social club and have access to educational assistance and salary sacrificing options.

    To submit your application, please apply online using the link below. Intending applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume before midnight on the closing date. In addition, applicants are required to provide comprehensive responses to the selection criteria. Applicants who do not meet the essential criteria will not be considered.

    For further information about the position, please contact Daniel Moore on 4732 7820. 

    Please allow 4 weeks from the closing date for the processing of your application. 

    Council practices EEO and WHS principles.

    Position description

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    Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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