Finance Project Manager: RAISE

Adelaide, Australia
$100K - $113K per annum
20 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
02 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

About the job

Using your financial expertise and comprehensive project management experience, you will contribute to the financial aspects of the university-wide Research Administration Information Sharing Environment (RAISE) project.  You will develop and maintain constructive relationships with a range of stakeholders to interpret and translate the finance needs required in this new program, and will lead a team of staff to provide a high quality infrastructure system suitable for a university environment.

Skills and Experience

You will have a postgraduate qualification in a related discipline, as well as membership to CPA Australia or the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, or equivalent experience.  You will also have significant experience in interpreting and translating business requirements and managing human and financial resources, particularly for projects of significant scope and complexity. Highly developed analytical skills, the ability to implement innovative solutions, and a detailed knowledge of contemporary grants processes is also essential.

A University of Enterprise

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions.

In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions.  We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility.

Benefits on offer

At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge.  Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.

We offer a competitive remuneration package and have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance.

Lodging your application

To lodge your application, please contact Michael Nettle, Manager: Financial Systems on (08) 8302 1923 or via email at: for a confidential discussion about the position and the RAISE project. Please then visit Working at UniSA for a copy of the position description and to apply. Applicants are required to upload a cover letter and resume only.

Applications close: 9.00am Friday 2 December 2016

CLICK HERE to access a copy of the position description

Important Information:

In addition to your salary, the University will make employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% of salary on your behalf. The amount of superannuation you are entitled to will depend on the nature of your employment. This can be clarified during the recruitment process. You will also be entitled to annual leave loading. See more benefits of working for UniSA

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