The future of transport?
Be part of it
Working for the Department of Transport (DoT) gives you the opportunity to play a part in connecting the people of Western Australia. We are a progressive organisation. We are leaders in providing safe, accessible, sustainable and efficient transport services and solutions that promote economic prosperity and enhance the lifestyles of all West Australians.
There has never been a more exciting time to join our team and be part of the future of transport.
We’re looking for
An Asset Accounting Officer with experience in accounting for leased assets and capital projects to join our Assets and Taxation team.
As a member of the Accounting Services Branch, you will be responsible for ensuring that asset accounting transactions, in particular relating to leases, are undertaken in accordance with Departmental policies and comply with Australian Accounting Standards and Treasurer’s instructions. In addition, you will provide a consultancy service to staff on financial, operational and administrative asset accounting related matters.
As our ideal candidate, you will have experience working within a fast paced, high pressure team environment, ideally within a large complex organisation, excellent business partnering skills and the ability to influence stakeholders. This role will suit someone who works well to deadlines, is outcomes focused, and has excellent attention to detail. Ideally, you will be tertiary qualified and have attained a professional designation with an Australian professional accounting body.
Centrally located to public transport and the 140 urban retail, food and art destination, this is a great opportunity to fully utilise your accounting experience and progress your career within a dynamic and forward thinking organisation.
We need someone who can
- Accurately account for leased assets and prepare the related financial information
- Provide advice on financial, operational and administrative asset accounting matters
- Apply and interpret Australian Accounting Standards
- Analyse financial information to solve complex accounting related issues
- Ensure the accuracy and integrity of the Department’s asset accounting systems and data
- Cultivate strong, productive working relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders
Successful applicants will be required to hold or obtain a current National Police Clearance prior to commencement.
You can expect
- Exciting and challenging strategic projects that will shape the future of transport
- A highly experienced and motivated team and support from senior level executive peers
- The opportunity to fully utilise your expertise and develop your career within a dynamic and forward thinking organisation
- A competitive salary, and 9.5% employer contributed superannuation and salary sacrifice options
How to apply
The attached applicant information pack and job description form (JDF) will provide a full outline of the role, responsibilities and selection criteria. This information will assist you with the preparation of your application.
We require you to submit:
- A detailed CV that clearly outlines the skills and experience you have gained in relation to the job description; and
- A written statement (maximum three (3) pages) addressing only the following selection criteria (SC):
- (SC1) Significant asset accounting experience in a large, complex organisation.
- (SC2) Experience in the application of Australian Accounting Standards with a focus on asset accounting.
- (SC4) Well-developed analytical skills and the ability to provide effective solution based outcomes to complex problems within an accounting environment.
Documents should be saved in .doc or .pdf format - applications in other formats that cannot be opened will not be assessed.
Please ensure you allow sufficient time to submit your application, as late applications will not be accepted.
Click the “Apply for Job” button located on the bottom of this page to submit your application.
Please note that if deemed necessary we may choose to conduct a Candidate Search to supplement the field of applicants.
Equity and Diversity Statement
The Department of Transport promotes diversity and a workplace that is free of discrimination. People from culturally diverse backgrounds, Aboriginal Australians and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.
Applicants found suitable but not recommended for this vacancy, may be considered for subsequent similar vacancies in the Department of Transport in accordance with Part 5 (General Appointment) of the Commissioner's Instructions: Filling a Public Sector Vacancy.
For a confidential conversation about the role, please contact Michael Rasano, Manager Assets and Taxation on (08) 6551 6529.
If you have any questions regarding submitting your application or would like more information on the recruitment process, please contact our Recruitment Team on (08) 6551 6888.
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