Senior Finance Officer

Melbourne, Australia
24 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD Location
  • 2 x Full-Time, Continuing Positions
  • $75,578 - $81,811 p.a + 17% Superannuation

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.

Financial services partners with other areas of the university in achieving the organisations objectives, by strategically orienting its provision of financial services to the delivery of the core operations of the university.

  • Financial management, reporting and advice
  • Budget development and management
  • Financial evaluation and financial planning
  • Strategic Procurement
  • Corporate financial administration information system

The Role and Your Responsibilities

The Senior Finance Officer (x2) will be responsible for providing effective analytical support to the Finance Manager to facilitate delivery of high level financial support services across all facets of the School's activities. These include budgeting and forecasting, ad hoc reporting, day to day financial and general administration, reconciliation of accounts, database development and maintenance, all with a strong customer service focus. The incumbent is also responsible for ensuring compliance in relation to financial policy and procedures.

Skills & Experience Required

You will have prior experience in financial administration and reporting requirements, within a large complex organisation. Key to the role will be your excellent numeracy and analytical skills, combined with an applied knowledge of accounting concepts and practices. Furthermore, your sound interpersonal, communication, negotiation and customer service skills with a demonstrated ability to liaise with a wide range of internal and external clients will be essential to your success in this role. You will also bring with you a proven ability to interpret policies and procedures and subsequently provide accurate advice to staff members.


A relevant tertiary qualification and/or extensive experience in a financial management role in a large, complex organisation are essential.

To Apply

For further information please contact Richard Mather, Finance Manager on +61 3 9925 6545 or to view a position description visit and search using job reference number 559021.

Applications close 5pm Friday 8 December 2017.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.