Employment Opportunity - Senior Fixed Assets Accountant Fixed Term Contract


Location: Civic Centre   Occupation: Finance   Division: Corporate Services - Financial Services

Senior Fixed Assets AccountantLevel 7- $97,894.52 + $18,831.28 Port Hedland Allowance

The Town

Port Hedland is a dynamic, diverse town in Western Australia’s beautiful North West that enjoys a relaxed lifestyle. We are proud of our stunning landscapes, Aboriginal heritage, vibrant multicultural community and our significant resources industry. At the Town of Port Hedland, let your career take-off as you tackle challenges unique to the region, collaborate with a range of people from all walks of life and become part of a vibrant team that is making real change in the Pilbara.

The Role

An exciting opportunity exists for a strategic thinker to join the high performing Finance team at the Town of Port Hedland.

As the Senior Fixed asset Accountant, you will be responsible for the effective and efficient financial management of the Town’s assets including identification, data collection, reporting and support in delivering the Town’s Asset Management Strategy. The role requires someone with a commercially focused mindset and an ability to work closely with key stakeholders across the business and build effective relationships.

We are a cohesive team that enjoys supporting each other and there is the expectation to help out as required across the finance function. In addition to offering a challenging, professionally rewarding career, The Town of Port Hedland is a great place to live with a strong spirit of community and wonderful lifestyle.

This role is based on a fixed term contract of 2 years. For more information please see the position description linked below.

Work Related Requirements

The preferred applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol assessment to be considered for the role, as well as possess:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, Business or Commerce with membership or ability to gain membership of a recognized professional body of accounts (CA or CPA)
  • Demonstrated experience in an asset accounting role
  • National Police Clearance
  • Current ‘C’ class drivers licence
  • Rights to work in Australia

Employee Benefits

In addition to the salary our employees enjoy a range of benefits which may include:

  • Relocation and housing assistance 
  • Six weeks annual leave
  • Wellness program (includes free gym membership, pool passes etc.)
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Paid parental leave

How to Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply online.

If you are unable to apply online, please forward your application documents to Human Resources, Attention “Confidential Advertised Vacancy” either by:

Post:   PO Box 41, Port Hedland WA 6721

Hand:  Civic Centre, McGregor Street, Port Hedland WA 6721

Applicants are advised to write a cover letter of no more than two (2) pages outlining how your skills, capabilities and experience will contribute to their success in this position. Applicants who do not attach a cover letter may not be considered in the first round of shortlisting. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their application is received in full prior to the closing date and time.

Suitable applicants may be considered for appointment to similar vacancies during the six month period following the conclusion of this recruitment process.

For further information about this position please contact the Human Resources team on 9158 9342 or hr@porthedland.wa.gov.au      

Attachments : - 20200829_PD_Senior Fixed Asset Accountant.pdf

Posted on Sep 23 by Town of Port Hedland

Advert closes on Sun, 24 Oct 2021 23:45:00

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