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Senior Administrative and Finance Officer

Perth (Suburb), Western Australia (AU)
$95,737 – $106,223 p.a. plus 17% superannuation
Closing date
12 Mar 2024
  • Level 7, full-time appointment on an ongoing basis  
  • Base salary range: $95,737 – $106,223 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research intensive universities. With a strong research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to innovate and inspire, there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top university.

About the team

The ACG is a multi-disciplinary joint venture and UWA Research Centre which provides professional education training and research services to the mining sector, in the disciplines of underground, open pit and environmental mining geomechanics. The overall aim of the Centre is to improve mine safety and productivity.

ACG’s main activities are applied mining industry research, and the facilitation of continuing education and training through courses and conferences. Technology transfer from research outcomes through publications, training courses and training materials is an important part of the ACG’s mandate.

About the opportunity

As the appointee you will provide a high level of administrative and financial support to the Centre and take a responsible role in the maintenance and improvement of the office systems and procedures to ensure its efficient operation.

The ACG team forms a dynamic team tasked with a diverse set of activities and effective functioning of the team is important. All team members are, from time to time, required to step out of their comfort zones and assist in different areas of the business as required.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will demonstrate:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification or demonstrated equivalent competency
  • Extensive relevant experience in a finance and administrative role
  • Proficiency in a range of computing skills including Excel spreadsheets, word processing, Powerpoint, CRM systems, internet, Outlook, LinkedIn
  • Highly developed research skills, thoroughness and attention to detail, willingness to learn new skills and take direction
  • Working knowledge of PeopleSoft and Power BI would be desirable

About your application

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description:  PD [Senior Administrative and Finance Officer] [516833].pdf

The content of your Resume and Cover Letter should demonstrate how you meet the selection criteria.

You may also submit an additional statement (1 page max) outlining any personal circumstances which should be considered when assessing your application. Applicants who have experienced periods of academic/professional interruption or other relevant events can include a description of achievements relative to opportunity in this statement.

Closing date: 11:55 PM AWST on Tuesday, 12 March 2024

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Christine Neskudla at   

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce and an equitable and inclusive workplace.  We celebrate difference and believe diversity is fundamental to achieving our goals as a globally recognised Top 100 educational and research institution.  We are committed to creating a safe work environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQA+ community and people living with disability.

  • We have a globally competitive, gender neutral parental leave policy with 26 weeks paid leave after 12 months service and 36 weeks after 5 years.
  • We have on-campus childcare facilities for children aged 6 weeks to kindy.
  • We facilitate flexible working, with part-time and job-sharing arrangements considered.
  • We have an ongoing partnership with Pride in Diversity and were recently awarded a Bronze Employer status for LGBTIQA+ inclusion.
  • We have Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation and actively work to improve gender equity. 

Should you have any queries relating to your application, please contact the individual named in the advertisement. Alternatively, contact the Talent team at with details of your query. To enable a quick response, please include the 6-digit job reference number and a member of the team will respond to your enquiry.

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