Fixed Assets Accountant

NSW Government
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
USD 103,965.00 - 116,441.00 per year
16 Apr 2021
01 May 2021
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
About us

Transport for NSW is the lead agency of the NSW Transport cluster. Our role is to lead the development of a safe, efficient, integrated transport system that keeps people and goods moving, connects communities and shapes the future of our cities, centres and regions. We work with several government agencies to coordinate road, rail, bus and maritime services, always keeping the safety and comfort of our customers at the heart of what we do.

About the team

Corporate Services provides sustainable strategies, solutions and services to enable our clients to deliver with confidence Transport's vision. The division thrives in providing a robust to commercial management, ensuring financial sustainability across the cluster and driving strategic projects, procurement and transformation through the provision of corporate services to internal clients.

The opportunity

An exciting new opportunity now exists for a Fixed Assets Accountant within Transport Shared Services- Finance & Procurement team in our Corporate Services division. This is a Permanent full time opportunity, based in Burwood however with the current COVID environment the incumbent of the role will have the option of working from home.

As the Fixed Assets Accountant you will be responsible for delivering a high standard of Fixed Assets Accounting services to multiple operating agencies. You will proactively collaborate with and assist key stakeholders in the development and delivery of effective fixed assets accounting policies, standards and practices to ensure that the fixed assets accounting services meet the organisational, government and legislative requirements.

To be successful in this role, you will need to be capable of working in a dynamic environment including the ability to reprioritise workloads, solve problems & execute to meet outcomes, and manage and communicate effectively with all stakeholders in providing Fixed Asset Accounting services.

Please click here to view a copy of the position description.

Essential Requirements:

  • Tertiary qualifications (Accounting, Commerce or related discipline) or demonstrated equivalent experience, and full (or working towards) membership of a recognised professional accounting body.
  • Demonstrated experience in providing fixed asset accounting services in a large and complex organisation with high transaction volume.
  • Experience with and sound understanding of relevant legislation, accounting standards, regulations and commercial accounting practices relating to government organisations.
  • Sound organisational skills including the ability to prioritise workload and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to investigate and resolve fixed asset accounting and reporting issues in a systemic way, driving continuous improvement outcomes
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with internal/external stakeholders and resolve queries with regards to fixed asset reporting requirements.
  • Advanced ability to communicate clearly, concisely and appropriately both orally and in writing

Salary and Benefits

The salary for this position is Transport Grade 7 ($103,965 to $116,441) per annum plus superannuation and leave loading.

For more information on Employee Benefits at Transport for NSW, click here.


Joining Transport for NSW, you'll have access to a range of unique government benefits in a flexible work environment like no other. If you're ready to step into this meaningful and rewarding role, we want to hear from you!

To apply for this position, please submit an updated resume and answer all questions within the online application process.

To be eligible to apply for this position you must be currently working as a direct employee in one of the below-listed capacities.

This is a gated recruitment process as part of Evolving Transport. Applications for impacted/gated recruitment roles will be considered in the following order:

  • Matched excess permanent employees at grade
  • All other internal applicants that are permanent employees (across Transport cluster)
  • Temporary employees

  • Eligible employees must have successfully completed their probationary period to be considered in the process.

    Applications close: Wednesday 28th April at 11:59pm.

    The way we work is evolving, and we want to enable our people to work in ways that work for them. We're moving from predominantly office-based work to a more flexible approach that supports working from different locations, including regionally. If you're interested in working from a location not listed in the job ad, please get in touch with the Talent Specialist to discuss what's possible.

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    Great people come from all walks of life. We are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce which reflects the community and the customers we serve. We actively promote gender diversity in our workplaces, the employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and the employment of people with a disability. We welcome and encourage applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, or sexual orientation. If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please call/text or email the contact person for this role.

    For any enquiries, please email Emma Love at EMMA.LOVE@TRANSPORT.NSW.GOV.AU .

    Apply today to register your interest!

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