Brisbane, Australia
15 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
29 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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
  • 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. This position sits within the Corporate Finance team for Finance.

The role

The primary purpose of the Accountant is to provide accurate, timely and professional accounting and other support to the accounting and external reporting services of the Contract & Grants Accounting Section within Finance & Business Services.

The person

Applicants should possess a degree level qualification with substantial relevant work experience and membership of a professional accounting body or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education and training.


This is a full-time, fixed-term appointment at HEW Level 7 for 12 months. The remuneration package will be in the range $81,884 to $89,559 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 9.5% (total package will be between $89,663 and $98,067 p.a.).


To discuss this role please contact Ivy Lee on +61 7 3365 1233 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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