Administration/Finance Assistant

Brisbane, Australia
01 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
17 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

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
  • Procurement
  • 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. The position is part of the Corporate Finance stream within Finance and Business Services.

The role

Based within the corporate finance and contract and grants teams the incumbent will assist in the maintenance and reconciliation of the fixed asset registers and general ledger and manage the financial aspects of research grants as well as ad hoc tasks as required.

The person

Applicants should possess a diploma or certificate level qualification with relevant work related experience. You should have good interpersonal and writing skills, an ability to rapidly acquire knowledge of the University’s policies and procedures, as well as demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Excel. 


This is a full-time, continuing appointment at HEW Level 4. The remuneration package will be in the range $59,430 - $63,306 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $69,533 - $74,068 p.a.).

Position Description

501125_ Administration and Finance Assistant.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Caryn Mathis on +61 7 3365 1232 or

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter and Resume. 

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