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Senior Management Accountant


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Finance and Business Services Division

Finance and Business Services (FBS) is responsible for securing The University of Queensland (UQ)'s financial future through expert advice, systems and support - enabling the achievement of the University's strategic ambitions. FBS values professionalism and accountability. Our approach is to treat everyone with respect and to work collaboratively to deliver excellent service.

About This Opportunity

The Senior Management Accountant is responsible for the provision of the overall financial management advice and related services to the client portfolio, supporting the achievement of client business and service delivery objectives, as well as:

  • Delivering sound financial analysis, supporting commentary and advice to senior leaders in client business units to inform periodic financial planning, forecasting and monitoring
  • Partnering with client leaders to manage annual budgets, establish financial controls and reporting disciplines
  • Managing a team of finance professionals in their Professional Services team, providing support and guidance on complex financial issues

This position also ensures all financial advice and related services are in compliance with relevant policies and /or legislative and regulatory controls.

This position is located at our picturesque St Lucia campus, renowned as one of Australia’s most attractive university campuses, and located just 7km from Brisbane’s city centre. Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, and with outstanding public transport connections, our 114-hectare site provides a perfect work environment – you can enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant campus with the tradition of an established university.

Our Ideal Candidate

You will be degree qualified (or equivalent) in accounting, business, commerce, or a related field, coupled with experience in a similar role and professional financial advisory and/or service delivery functions.

You will have strong financial accounting, analysis and reporting skills, and experience applying financial policy, compliance, and risk frameworks. It is critical that you are easily able to engage with various stakeholders and develop a trusted advisory relationship with ease.

Membership of a professional institution (CPA / CA or equivalent) or progress towards eligibility for membership is essential for this position.

You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to recruitment@uq.edu.au.

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, continuing position at HEW level 8.

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $100,264 - $112,583, plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range $117,309 - $131,723.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave loading (of 17.5%), salary sacrificing options, discounted private health insurance, development programs and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.

Position Description

514330_Senior Management Accountant PD.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Toni Hammond on t.hammond1@uq.edu.au

For application queries, please contact recruitment@uq.edu.au stating the job number in the subject line.

Want to Apply?

Shortlisting for this position will take place the week of the 17th June 2021, with successful candidates requested to attend interviews on 1st July 2021.

To submit an application for this role, use the apply button. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter addressing key selection criteria
  • Resume

To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQ Careers portal by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels including direct email will not be accepted.