Associate Director Finance

Armidale, Australia
07 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
01 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Financial Performance and Analytical Services Group

  • 3 Year Fixed-term Contract
  • 17% Employer Superannuation. Salary packaging options are available.
  • Relocation assistance provided
  • Applicants must have full time work rights for the term of the contract.

The University of New England in Armidale, Australia boasts an excellent national and international reputation being a leader in research and academic innovation that has industry impact. We aim to foster a constructive and engaged culture where creative ideas and innovation thrive.

The Financial Performance and Analytical Services Group consists of three main areas: Finance, Procure to Pay and Corporate Planning & Analytics.  FPAS contributes to the strong financial performance of the University, ensuring UNE’s finances are sustainable and support the broader vision for UNE to improve the lives of the communities it serves.

About the role

The Associate Director Finance is a strategic and tactical role, responsible for leading and driving the University's financial services, financial management and reporting requirements. The position is responsible for instilling and enabling financial capability across the University, delivering transformational change across all financial and accounting processes. Reporting to the Deputy CFO, the role will provide leadership to the Financial Services team in providing financial expertise and financial management guidance to all stakeholders across the University. 

Skills & Experience

You will be CPA, CA or IPA qualified with significant experience in a senior financial or accounting position and the ability to effectively lead and manage professionals in a large and complex environment.  High level analytical and problem solving skills with the capacity to think strategically, be innovative and the ability to develop and implement long term plans and strategies are essential. In addition, you will have exceptional interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills with the ability to develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders.   

Additional information

To discuss this opportunity, please contact Mr Kris Kauffmann, Chief Financial Officer, phone 02 6773 2636 or email

About Armidale

Living in Armidale you will experience the best of both city and rural living. Enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle with access to shopping, gourmet food, top sporting facilities and cultural delights. You can live in the heart of Armidale or experience the tranquillity of the New England on a rural property.To find out more, visit:

Closing Date:   1 July 2018

Reference No:   218113

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