Expense Management Systems Analyst

Brisbane, Australia
12 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance and Business Services

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 EM processing stream within the Financial Operations team for Finance.

The role

The Expense Management (EM) Systems Analyst is responsible for applying analytical, technical and project administration expertise to serve as the primary “super user” of the EM system environment used by UQ staff.  This role will report to the EM Team Leader. 

The Systems Analyst position sits within the EM Support Team which is based within the Accounts Payable Team within Finance & Business Services (FBS).  The occupant will be expected to apply a combination of technical knowledge and customer service skills to support the FBS Division and University in achieving its goals.

The EM Support team is responsible for the administration, management and support of UQ’s Expense Management system environments, interfaces and processes, which includes travel.  The role contributes to the review and development of processes and procedures ensuring transactions are executed in a way that supports the achievement of high standards of service quality, timeliness and accuracy, and are in compliance with University policy frameworks and external legislative and regulatory controls.

The person

Applicants should possess degree qualifications in a commercial or quantitative discipline (IT and business, commerce) with subsequent relevant experience, or extensive experience and specialist expertise in analysing business processes and providing best practice IT solutions and/or equivalent combination of relevant education/training and/or professional experience.

You should have experience working with enterprise technology and software solutions and systems, utilising multiple user modules for the submission of a diverse range of data and information sets.  Also have the ability to apply problem solving and analytical skills to investigate and ensure data integrity in transaction processing, and the resolution of any issues within the parameters of policy frameworks.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. For further information please contact our Australian Indigenous Employment Coordinator at: atsi_recruitment@uq.edu.au  

Applications are also encouraged from women.

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.


This is a full-time, continuing appointment at HEW Level 6. The remuneration package will be in the range $74,207 - $79,965p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17%.

Position Description

3037085_Expense Management Systems Analyst Position Description.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Pauline McLean on +61 7 3365 2226.

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