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Project & Asset Accounting Specialist

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Work type: Fixed Term Full Time
Location: ACT
Categories: Finance

  • Project & Asset Accounting Specialist
  • Fixed Term ASA Level 6 Position (2 years)
  • Be a part of Airservices Financial Accounting and Reporting branch
  • Canberra based

The Organisation

Airservices is a government owned organisation providing safe, secure, efficient and environmentally responsible services to the aviation industry.

Each year we manage over four million aircraft movements carrying more than 156 million passengers and provide air navigation services across 11 per cent of the world’s airspace. Airservices has two major operating centres in Melbourne and Brisbane and a corporate office in Canberra. We operate 29 air traffic towers at international and regional airports and provide aviation rescue fire-fighting services at 26 Australian airports.

We are committed to continuing to improve our business by providing our customers with services they value and embedding new ways of working and technology investments to further innovate and optimise.

The Role

Reporting to the Project & Asset Accounting Senior Specialist, this role lies within a small team of high performing and customer focussed staff. The primary purpose of this role is to assist the Project & Asset Accounting Senior Specialist to manage all aspects of Project Accounting and Fixed Asset Accounting, including transactions, reconciliations and reporting; to provide assistance and input into the preparation of project reporting and the annual financial statements in line with external reporting requirements; and to manage project and asset accounting to improve data quality, financial processes and controls.

The Person

We are looking for a proactive team player who will contribute towards maintaining an effective working relationship with Airservices leadership and stakeholders. You will also take on a flexible, solution-oriented approach with the ability to work effectively through periods of change and disruption.

Team Culture

You will form an integral part of a dedicated team from a diverse range of backgrounds. The team embraces opportunities for growth, flexible work practices and inclusivity in the workplace. Join our close knit and dynamic team as a specialist in the project & asset accounting space.

Skills and Experience


  • Demonstrated experience (+5 years) in the business and financial operations of a large commercial organisation or accounting firm, with exposure to accounting issues
  • Strong stakeholder management and communications skills
  • Capability and motivation to embrace technology and new ways of working
  • Tertiary qualifications in accounting, finance or related discipline with sound knowledge and practical application of accounting standards and finance management practices and statutory reporting
  • Accredited membership with a professional accounting body in Australia (CPA Australia, CA ANZ) is desirable
  • Capability and motivation to embrace technology and new ways of working
  • Knowledge and experience in working with SAP
  • Advanced Excel Spreadsheet skills

Please see the link below to view the full Position Description: Download File PD_Project & Asset Accounting Specialist.pdf

Should you require any further information please contact Cortnie Taylor, Talent Acquisition on

How to Apply

To apply for this position please lodge an application online via the “apply link” attaching your resume and a cover letter outlining your skills and experience and how they relate to this role.

 Applications close 11.55 pm (AEST) Thursday 20 October 2021.

 Please refer to the security check requirements successful applicants will be required to undertake as part of the recruitment process.

Airservices values social and cultural diversity and is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and the provision of a safe and healthy work environment.

In the interests of safety, we test for alcohol and other drugs.

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