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Management Accountant

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Area:Office of Chief Operating Officer
Salary (FTE):Professional Level 07 ($85,222.69 - $93,085.99)
Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: Gatton, Brisbane

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.

About This Opportunity

The position is responsible for providing sound financial analysis, supporting commentary and advice to academic, business and project managers to inform financial planning, budgeting and forecasting.  There is a focus on supporting researchers with the management of their grant funds, involving budgeting, financial monitoring and reporting and grant acquittals.  The role also provides support to the Senior Management Accountant with the management and reporting of operating funds and ensures that all finance advice and services are in compliance with relevant policies and / or external legislative and regulatory controls.  

This position is located at The University of Queensland’s picturesque Gatton Campus. Gatton Campus, UQ combines its Queensland Agricultural College heritage with modern research and teaching facilities in agriculture, agribusiness and veterinary science. Just over an hour’s drive west of Brisbane and five kilometres from the local township, the 1068-hectare Gatton campus offers a relaxed, friendly atmosphere and world-class facilities including the Queensland Animal Science Precinct, the UQ Veterinary Medical Centre, Gatton Research Dairy, nursery and glasshouse facilities, the southern hemisphere’s largest PV solar array research facility, and a pesticide wind tunnel facility. The campus also operates several commercial plant and animal production units in rural technologies to support teaching, research and hands-on training.

Our Ideal Candidate

Applicants should possess a degree in accounting, business or commerce and ideally be CA or CPA qualified, or have an equivalent combination of relevant experience and education/training. Applicants should also have extensive relevant financial/administrative experience.  A sound knowledge of, or the ability to rapidly gain knowledge of, the University's financial policies and procedures is essential, along with a strong orientation to the provision of quality client service and demonstrated high-level interpersonal skills. Experience and skill in developing processes for the management of budgets, forecast modelling and reporting on will be required.

You must have ongoing unrestricted work rights in Australia to apply for this opportunity.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, fixed term (until late March 2021) appointment at HEW Level 7.

The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $85,222 to $93,085 per annum plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17%. The total package will be in the range $99,710 to $108,910 per annum.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave loading (of 17.5%), salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, affordable parking, development programs and many other benefits.

Position Description

Management Accountant - HEW 7.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Jacqueline Hounslow, Senior Management Accountant on 07 3365 8224.

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Selection Criteria responses

For information on completing the application process click here.

Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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