Asset Accountant - City of Stonnington - FinanceCareer

First listed on: 24 October 2021

 Asset Accountant


City of Stonnington is a child safe and equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse and socially inclusive work environment and a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. We actively encourage applicants from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, people living with disability, LGBTIQ+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to explore the opportunity of a career at the City of Stonnington. If you have any support or access requirements, or would like to speak to someone about employment or an alternative processes, please contact Council’s Talent Acquisition team on 8290 1333.

We are building a safe and inclusive culture where our people are empowered to deliver their best work.  Embracing innovation and change, we continually deliver richer and higher quality services to a vibrant, diverse and iconic municipality. We are passionate and energetic, working as one team to build a healthy, prosperous and sustainable community. Progress is important to us, and we and make it a priority to invest in our people’s wellbeing, growth and development.

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Exciting opportunity to join our growing Finance Department in this new permanent full time Asset Accountant position. 

This position will play a critical role in coordinating, recording and monitoring the financial outcomes of Council's asset revaluation program, including returns and acquittals of various government entities, audits in asset accounting matters, and managing the financials of Council's Developer Contribution Program. 

By partnering with stakeholders at all levels across the organisation, you'll drive the timely and accurate capture of data and build strong relationships to enhance services and processes. Engagement and communication are key aspects of this position as you'll be a valued member of the Capital Planning and Works Committee. 

This position has a salary of $98,713 to $109,639 per annum + 10% superannuation + a monthly accrued day off. Consideration may be given to part time arrangements of 25+ hours per week. 

To succeed in this position you will need:

  • A tertiary qualification, ideally in Accounting or Asset Management. Professional finance qualifications such as CA or CPE are highly desirable
  • Experience in asset accounting and asset management principles and practices (eg relating to property, plant, infrastructure assets, etc)
  • A proactive approach to stakeholder management, problem solving and ensuring accuracy 
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Experience in an asset management system such as AssetMaster or Assetic, and financial management systems such as TechOne are highly desirable

Work for Stonnington today. Work that matters. People who make a difference.  


For enquiries relating to the role, please contact Julia Gallace on 8290 1305.

For enquiries relating to the system and the application process, please contact a member of the Talent Acquisition team on 8290 1333. 

Submitting your application 

We are no longer using Position Descriptions or Key Selection Criteria. Please use your cover letter to demonstrate to us that you can ‘deliver’ the aspects of the role and that you have what is needed to ‘thrive’. These are the top two sections in the Success Profile. You do not need to have a heading of each point or address each point individually. Recommended no more than 2 pages for your cover letter.

To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa.