Asset Accountant

City of Moreton Bay

City of Moreton Bay is Australia's third largest local government spanning rural townships and urban centres, coastal villages and thriving business precincts. Council employs a workforce dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of residents, providing more than 100 services to the community across road and transport infrastructure, parks, sport, rubbish collection and community and cultural facilities. Together, we make a significant contribution to local lifestyle, community and economy.

Only considering candidates eligible to work in Brisbane, Australia ⚠️

The details:

  • Permanent Full Time
  • $94,415pa + super (up to 12%) + leave loading Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream A) - Level 5 of EBA5
  • 9 day fortnight
  • 72.5 hour fortnight
  • Hybrid, flexible working environment, including some work from home days.
  • Location: Strathpine

About our opportunity

As our Asset Accountant you will be a part of our Accounting Services department. This position will undertake a range of asset accounting activities and act as one of the primary contacts with internal and external stakeholders on relevant asset accounting matters.

Your primary tasks will include:

  • providing timely and accurate recognition (capitalisation) of assets recorded onto Councils financial asset register along with disposals, depreciation, revaluations, useful life reviews and residual values
  • provide complex financial asset information to support Council’s periodic, statutory, and reporting needs, including, notes to financial statements, depreciation, asset management plans and insurance reporting.

About you

We are seeking someone with a level of knowledge and experience who has worked in an organisation with a large infrastructure asset base. You will have a good understanding of accounting practices, procedures, standards, and legislation to successfully provide financial advice and support with asset accounting matters. You will need to hold a Degree in Accounting and/or Commerce or equivalent and have relevant years’ experience.

You will have strong negotiation skills, who can influence and effectively communicate to meet the needs of a range of internal and external stakeholders at all levels. Strong attention to detail is a must, to ensure you are undertaking accounting activities with efficiency and accuracy.

Our Accounting Services team is dynamic, collaborative, and driven to achieve high quality results for our community. We are focused on delivering on our corporate values of Service, Teamwork, Integrity, Respect, and Sustainability - we are seeking people who resonate with these values.

Position Description

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Why join the City of Moreton Bay Team?

As the third largest local government area in Australia and the fifth fastest growing region, the Moreton Bay region boasts beautiful beaches and waterways, amazing manufacturing hubs and picturesque hinterland hamlets. Moreton Bay has a strong and connected community that enjoys all the traditional Jinibara, Kabi Kabi and Turrbal country has to offer within our region.

With a diverse workforce of more than 2,000 team members dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of nearing 500,000 residents, each team member has an intrinsic ability to impact our community. Whether you’re a manager or working on the frontline, your role will make a difference - bring your expertise and join our driven team today.

Aside from an opportunity to build a rewarding career within a diverse and growing organisation, we offer a range of team member benefits including:

  • Discounted Health Insurance.
  • Free flu vaccinations every year.
  • Fitness Passport program offering discounted membership for you and your family to selected facilities.
  • We are proud to offer opportunities to develop your career within a local government organisation and our team members are encouraged to undertake study for career development in their area of employment under our Study, Training And Research Scheme (STARS).
  • Generous employer and employee super contribution scheme.
  • Salary packaging options on novated leases, superannuation payments, smartphones and devices.
  • We want you and your family to feel well supported when you need it most - as a team member you will have access our 24/7 confidential counselling service, leader support hotline, chaplaincy program and our Mates in Construction program.
  • Our Strathpine office has local parking on-site and is in close proximity to public transport networks.
  • Flexibility depends on the type of work you do but could include options such as work from home, part time, 9-day fortnights and flexible days. Talk to us about what flexibility means to you!

How to Apply

Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role.

Please note: applicants will be required to undergo a National Police History Check as part of the recruitment process for this role.

To obtain further details please contact our Careers team at [email protected].

For more information about City of Moreton Bay and to stay across what's happening in our region, follow us on LinkedIn.

City of Moreton Baymoretonbay.qld.gov.au

Delivering sustainable services to enhance the lifestyle of Moreton Bay residents.

Working Week

We work a 9 day fortnight. That's 9 slightly longer days over 2 weeks (80 hours total), with every second Friday off.

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Our Vacation Policy

We offer 31 days of PTO, including leave loading and public holidays.

Remote Working Policy

We offer hybrid work environment with some work-from-home days.

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Generous parental leave
  • Dentalcare
  • Equipment allowance
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Mental Health Support

Our Team

We're a team of 1.2k across 16 departments:

  • engineering
    86
  • support
    55
  • education
    51
  • business development
    31
  • operations
    20
  • arts and design
    19
  • media and commmunication
    18
  • legal
    14
  • finance
    11
  • +7 more teams

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Negotiation skills
  • Financial advice
  • Attention to detail
  • Infrastructure asset base
  • Accounting practices

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