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Finance Officer

Finance Officer

Careers Profile

As a Finance Officer in Australia's forest and wood products industry you’ll be part of a dynamic and sustainable industry.

You'll also have opportunities to increase your professional skills in a career that could take you as far as you want to go.


Your responsibilities will vary according your role and employer, however, they could include:

  • Processing accounts

  • Preparing and sending invoices

  • Calculating and preparing salaries and wages

  • Preparing summaries of accounts

  • Preparing financial statements.


A Finance Officer is responsible for the day-to-day processing of revenue and expenditure.

Ideal Attributes

You’ll enjoy working with figures, have a natural attention to detail and like working with people who are passionate about their industry.


Finance Officers can come from different educational backgrounds. Many have either an accountancy/commerce university degree or a related diploma or certificate.

Employers in the forest and wood products industry are very supportive of ongoing training and skills development.


Potential employers in the forest and wood products industry for finance officers include:

  • Private companies

  • Government organisations and departments

  • Not-for-profit companies.