Senior Finance Officer

Brisbane, Australia
05 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance and Business Services

UQ Finance is responsible for the enabling achievement of the University’s strategic ambitions by securing UQ’s financial future through expert advice, systems and support.  In delivering on this, the Finance function will value professionalism and accountability.  Our approach is to treat everyone with respect and to work collaboratively to deliver excellent service.

The key specialist service areas of Finance are:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Planning and Analysis
  • Financial Operations including Accounts Payable, Collections and Receivables and Client Support Services
  • Professional Services teams - Advisory and Transactional Services

Finance at UQ operates within a devolved environment with Finance staff located in Professional Services teams in Faculties, Research Institutes and Central Divisions supported by Finance specialist service teams.  This position sits within the transactional services team in the Science Professional Service team. 

The role

The Senior Finance Officer is responsible for the efficient and effective execution and administration of both routine and complex finance transaction processing and analysis to meet the operational and service delivery needs of the client portfolio.

The person

The successful applicant will have Degree qualifications in accounting, business, commerce or a related field with relevant experience in transactions processing or shared services functions and/or equivalent combination of relevant training and professional experience. A demonstrated ability to apply problem solving and analytical skills to investigate and ensure the resolution of any issues within the parameters of policy frameworks is a requirement for this position. 


This appointment is available at HEW Level 6 on a continuing basis. The remuneration package will be in the range $74,207.07  to $79,964.50 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be between $86,822.27  and $93,558.47 p.a.).

Position Description

Download File Standard PD F05 - Senior Finance Officer.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Christine Rice on 07 3365 8868 or

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and response to Selection Criteria (key accountabilities).

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