Asset Accountant

Asset Accountant

Job Title: Asset Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Gladstone, Queensland
Salary: 12% Super and salary sacrifice options
Reference: BBBH564_1546839052
Contact Name: Gemma Sheridan
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 07, 2019 18:30

Job Description

Gladstone Regional Council is seeking an Asset Accountant. This is a key role in the organisation delivering strategic financial information to enable risk based strategic decision making.

Working with the Finance team on long term financial plans, this role is responsible for supporting the Strategic Asset Performance team in understanding the financial impact of asset decisions and to assist in the identifying asset investments and ensuring funding requirements are fully understood.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, maintain and implement Asset Accounting framework.
  • Ensure Asset records are maintained in accordance with regulatory requirements and accounting standards.
  • Review of long term financial plans.
  • Develop asset valuation processes.
  • Evaluation of cost impacts of asset decisions.

Required experience and required qualifications

  • Tertiary Qualification
  • CPA/CA Qualification
  • Demonstrated experience in asset management accounting.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong knowledge of financial applications

The Gladstone Region is a dynamic Central Queensland coastal region that provides an enviable lifestyle and economic stability for more than 63,000 residents. The Council delivers essential services to the community and promotes sustainable growth of the region, with a strong focus on creating a safe, inclusive and efficient workforce and providing opportunity for personal growth and career development for its 650-plus employees.

Gladstone Regional Council is looking for enthusiastic, forward-thinking achievers whose talents and expertise will help direct Council and the Region's community into a new and exciting future.

The future includes being at the cutting edge of technology and innovation, more fiscally accountable, environmentally responsible and ready for economic and political change. We're also increasing our focus on supporting an engaged, safe and high-performing workforce and earning the advocacy of our customers and community.

The Gladstone region has all the benefits you would expect of a rapidly growing industrial area without sacrificing its natural beauty. Gladstone serves as gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and Heron Island and is situated on one of Australia's largest harbours making it great for water recreation. The region boats sprawling parklands, beautiful beaches, lush forest, historical towns and areas as well as a relaxed tropical weather year-round.

Gladstone Regional Council offers its employee great incentives including;

  • Salary Packaging
  • Learning and Development
  • 12% Employer superannuation and salary sacrifice options
  • Health and Wellbeing services
  • Recognition Programs
  • Social Club

You must be an Australian Citizen or hold the appropriate visa to work in Australia to apply for this role. Leading Roles will undertake checks to confirm your right to work in Australia at offer stage.

Click below to download the Candidate Information Pack for this role. Click Apply Now to submit your application. For a confidential discussion please contact Gemma Sheridan on 0407 009 243 or Rob Maxwell on 0407 164 600.

The closing date for applications is Monday 28 January 2019 at 5pm.


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