Senior Fixed Asset Accountant

The Senior Fixed Asset Accountant will be responsible for the developing business processes of accounting for assets to ensure ongoing compliance with best practice and accounting standards. Working as part of a team, this is a dynamic role which focuses on the full end to end asset accounting function and applying best practice to identify process improvement opportunities.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Accounting
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DET/FPISG/20012356AA
Closing Date: 19-May-2022
Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183
Job Duration: 30 June 2024
Attachments: 60397 - Senior Fixed Asset Accountant.doc (Word, 235KB)
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Contact: Janet Lee

Position Details

Fixed-Term / Full Time until 30 June 2024

The Department of Education and Training has one of the largest asset portfolios in Australia. The purpose of this role is to ensure the Department's property, plant and equipment is reported in compliance with the Financial Management Act 1994, Department of Treasury and Finance Reporting Directions and Australian accounting standards.

The role requires excellent written skills for the development of key fixed asset policies and procedures. Further, technical accounting skills are required to deliver the requirements of state government accounting within the context of the Department's corporate plan and operational environment.

Excellent communication and negotiation skills are essential for this role to forge superior working relationships with senior staff across the Department and to deliver critical deliverables in partnership with internal and external stakeholders.

For more details regarding this position please see attached position description.

Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability. People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. If you require assistance, with the recruitment process, have accessibility or adjustment requirements, please communicate with the contact person listed on this job advertisement or contact the People Division via email:

Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites: and

Applications close 19 May 2022

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