Finance Officer Shared Services

Launceston, Australia
21 Mar 2017
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03 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Within the University of Tasmania, Financial Shared Services manages the University’s accounts payable, sundry accounts receivable, revenue collection, credit card functions and associated transactions.

This role will co-ordinate a range of accounting and administrative financial transactions and contribute to continuous improvement initiatives.

In the role you will:

-Prepare, scan, code, review and monitor the following transactions (accounts payable and receivable invoices, credit card transactions, journals, expense reimbursements and purchase orders) in accordance with the University’s financial policies and guidelines.  .


-Monitor and follow up all outstanding accounts receivable and payable accounts, undertake reconciliations and associated tasks.

-Receipt University funds, reconcile and prepare banking in accordance with the University financial policy and guidelines.

-Assist with administration of Finance systems, including the creation and maintenance of transaction data, users accounts and customer and vendor master files.

-Test, develop and assist with implementation of process and system improvements, provide end user training, support and troubleshooting.

You will be employed on a full time, fixed term basis for 12 months.

To be considered, you will have:

-Completion of a Diploma or Certificate 1V, and/or an equivalent combination of experience and training.

-High level of computing skills, including experience with computerised accounting applications and spreadsheets.

-Sound written, oral and interpersonal communication skills, the ability to focus on and understand client needs and an aptitude for service delivery.

-Demonstrated ability to prioritise tasks, meet deadlines and to identify and resolve problems.

-Demonstrated ability to work independently or as part of a team.

Appointment to this role will be at HEO 4 and will have a total remuneration package of up to $69,608 comprising base salary within the range of $59,137 to $63,569 plus 9.5% superannuation.

For further information about this position please contact Alana Whelan, Manager Financial Operations, / 03 6324 3791.

**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 Monday, 3 April 2017.