Senior Management Accountant

Gatton, Australia
14 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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.

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 role

Based at The University of Queensland, Gatton Campus, the Senior Management Accountant is accountable for the provision of overall financial management advice and related services to the Office of the Director of the Gatton Campus (ODGC), supporting the achievement of client business and service delivery objectives. The ODGC operations include Gatton farms, a Registered Training Organisation, Halls of Residence and a research facility.  The role delivers sound financial analysis, supporting commentary and advice to senior leaders in client business units to inform periodic financial planning, forecasting and monitoring. The role partners with client leaders to manage annual budgets, establish financial controls and reporting disciplines, support the management of contracts, and embed appropriate financial risk management practices.

The person

Applicants should possess postgraduate qualifications in accounting, business, commerce, or a related field, or progress towards, with considerable experience in accounting and management. Experience applying financial policy, compliance, and risk frameworks, is essential, as are excellent financial management, accounting and analysis skills. The ability to establish and maintain productive working relationships with key stakeholders and clients is required, as is the ability to provide strategically aligned operational financial advice and solutions by partnering with clients to achieve desired outcomes and results.

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:  

Applications are also encouraged from women.

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

Position Description

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This is a full-time fixed term appointment at HEW Level 8, based at The University of Queensland, Gatton Campus. The remuneration package will be in the range $92,811 - $104,214 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of 9.5% total package will be in the range $101,628 - $114,114 p.a.). 


To discuss this role please contact Brenda Williams on +61 07 3346 9480  or

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