Management Accountant

Hobart, Australia
07 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
21 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The University operates a centralised financial service provision delivered through active engagement with the Faculties, Colleges and Institutes.

This role contributes to the preparation of key deliverables including the annual budget, operating and capital expenditure, the long term financial strategy, quarterly reports, annual reports and performance monitoring for the relevant budget centre.

In the role you will:

-Ensure the provision of timely and professional finance expertise, advice and support to the Budget Centre. Including the facilitation of correct account coding and preparation of journals.

-Develop and maintain strong and effective communication and working relationships with relevant stakeholders across all levels of the University.

-Manage, in conjunction with the relevant budget centre manager, the preparation of the University's annual budget for assigned Budget Centres, including provision of analysis, modelling and strategic guidance whilst ensuring alignment with the University strategy and compliance to the University budgeting processes.

-Monitor the financial performance of assigned Budget Centres through the provision of reliable financial reporting and variance analysis. Provide sound solutions to identified financial concerns with a focus on both operating and research activities. Ensure that Budget Centres are provided with relevant information and commentary to support decision making.

-Coach and mentor to drive improvement of Financial management capabilities, and service delivery, as well as contribute to the continuous improvement of Finance processes, policy procedures.

You will be employed on a full time, continuing basis.

To be considered, you will have:

-Completion of a relevant Degree together with full membership of an internationally recognised professional accounting body, or an equivalent combination of experience and/or education/training.

-Highly-developed financial, analytical, reporting and commercial skills, including well developed problem solving and decision-making capabilities.

-Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to effectively develop and maintain strong and effective working relationships with stakeholders at all levels through a strong client focus.

-Demonstrated ability to manage priorities often with conflicting tight deadlines, whilst also progressing projects to completion inclusive of project impact evaluation.

-Demonstrated ability to work with a high degree of autonomy or as part of a team.

Appointment to this role will be at HEO 7 and will have a total remuneration package of up to $105,926 comprising base salary within the range of $81,296 to $90,535 plus 17% superannuation.

For further information about this position please contact Kate Clark, Finance Business Partner - Divisional Hub, / 03 6226 2275.

**Please note, your application must as a minimum include your resume, a cover letter and your responses to the position/selection criteria. The position description for this role is available on the University of Tasmania website.

Applications close Tuesday, 21 March 2017.