About us

The beautiful Eurobodalla Shire is located on Yuin Country on the far south coast of NSW and offers an enviable coastal lifestyle with easy access to Canberra and Sydney. From our beaches to our bushlands, rivers and mountains, the Eurobodalla is a place of inclusive communities embracing sustainable lifestyles.

With 143km of coastline, 83 beaches, 20 lakes and four major river systems, Eurobodalla is known as the land of many waters. Over three-quarters of our land area is open space, consisting of 10 national parks and 15 state forests.

Over 40,000 people call the Eurobodalla Shire home, and we attract over 1.2 million visitors every year.

About the role

This position is a full time role in the Finance team and is based at the Moruya Administration Office. The Assets Accountant will be required to maintain and control Council’s Fixed Assets financial records and accounting for inventory.

Your main duties will include:

  • Administering and developing the Fixed Assets accounting system in line with legal and accounting requirements.
  • Collaborate with the Infrastructure Assets team to meet reporting requirements and ensure efficient information processes within agreed timeframes.
  • Manage and lead accounting for inventory and provision of support in relation to inventory systems.
  • Provide budgetary data for fixed assets, assist with quarterly reviews, and assist with financial data requests from AusRoads and the Grants Commission.
  • Manage the Finance Officer (Assets) and related duties in consultation with the Financial Accountant.

Salary Information

Total remuneration for the role is in the range $91,853.58 to $100,809.69 gross per annum consisting of:

  • $82,379.89 to $90,412.28 base salary
  • $9,473.69 to $10,397.41 superannuation (calculated at 11.5%)

A satisfactory outcome as a result of a National Criminal History Record Check is required for appointment to this position.


What we offer

We promote equal access to opportunities and pride ourselves on creating a safe and engaging working environment that fosters wellbeing. We are dedicated to looking after our staff, knowing our people are our biggest asset, to ensure we are best placed to look after our community.

Culture and benefits

  • Work/life balance through a range of flexible work options.
  • 35 hours per week for administrative staff and 38 hours per week for operational staff.
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives including access to free counselling through our Employee Assistance Program, Uprise Wellbeing App, Fitness Passport, Social Club, flu vaccinations and skin checks.
  • Up to 3 days leave to cover Council closure at end of year period.
  • 9 weeks Council provided paid maternity leave (conditional).
  • Generous leave provisions including Long Service Leave after 5 years of continuous service, study leave and 3 weeks sick leave annually.
  • Annual Award increases, performance reviews and a rewards and recognition program.
  • Salary packaging program.

About you

To be our successful candidate, you will have extensive experience in accounting requirements particularly relating to accounting for stores, stock control and assets. Your strong interpersonal skills and excellent time management skills will set you up for success in this role as will your ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Your application should further demonstrate the following:

  • Ability to liaise with key stakeholders and strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of modern accounting software applications, including systems relevant to asset and stock accounting requirements.
  • Ability to supervise staff and effectively coordinate workloads and manage performance.

Please read the Information Package for full details. If you have any further questions about the role, please contact Sharrin Wells on 02 4474 7316.

To apply for this position, please complete the form below or go to the Eurobodalla Shire Council Vacant Positionswebsite page if you found this vacancy via a job search website.

Applications close: 11.00pm Sunday 7 July 2024.

Applicants found suitable through this recruitment process may be contacted for fixed term contract opportunities of less than 12 months where the position is similar in nature – meaning the position requires the same nature of duties, abilities, qualifications, experience and standard of work performance.

Confirmation of personal identity and working rights:

As part of the recruitment process, should you be successful in obtaining an interview, you will be required to bring with you an original Government issued photo ID for the interview Panel to sight.

Should you then move to the next stage of the recruitment process after interview, you will be required to produce documentation that proves your working rights in Australia, such as a passport, birth certificate, driver’s licence, proof of permanent residency or temporary VISA grant notice.

Please note there is no ability to save your application partway through. Please ensure you have enough time to complete your application prior to starting, by considering and preparing your answers to the selection criteria questions shown below in advance.



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Eurobodalla Shire Council,New South Wales,Australia

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Eurobodalla Shire Council,New South Wales,Australia