Finance Officer, Contract Revenue

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Job Type: FullTime


  • Full-time, Continuing position  

  • Salary HEW 5 + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements 

  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus, but may be required to work and/or be based at other campuses of the University 


About You 

We are currently seeking a Finance Officer, Contract Revenue, to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for maintaining research project records and ensuring revenue is secure, resolving any discrepancies that may arise. Your duties will involve overseeing a range of invoicing scenarios. As a Finance Officer, you will provide a variety of complex administrative financial services, employing accepted accounting principles, regulatory and legislative requirements, and RMIT policies and procedures. 


To be successful in this position, you’ll have:  


1. Working knowledge and understanding of accounting theory, principles, policies and procedures 

or demonstrated contracts receivable experience utilising financial management technological solutions, preferably Workday or other ERP systems in a large organisation. 

2. Experience in interpreting contracts, in particular invoicing milestones in a range of different 

contracts, varying in scale and complexity. 

3. Demonstrated experience making effective and timely decisions by applying data, problem solving 

and analytical skills to solve issues requiring sound judgment, discretion, and tact to achieve desired outcomes. 

4. Well-developed interpersonal skills, communication skills (both written and verbal) and 

organizational skills to work independently and as part of a team. 

5. Exceptional attention to detail and demonstrated ability to assess priorities, apply and interpret 

financial policies and procedures. 

6. Proven ability to provide responsive, quality, and timely customer service with an ability to adapt to a growing and changing environment. 


Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children and National Police Check. 



About the Group 


Financial services partners with other areas of the university in achieving the organisation’s objectives by strategically orienting its provision of financial services to the delivery of the core operations of the 



Financial management, reporting and advice 

• Budget development and management 

• Financial evaluation and financial planning 

• Corporate financial administration information system 


To Apply  

Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing your suitability for this position by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link below.  


For further information about this position, please see Position Description below or contact Dustin Nguyen (Talent Acquisition Advisor) via email 


Job Description:  

Applications Close:
25 Sept 2023 11.59 pm

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 Isla n der community.  

At RMIT, we are committed to supporting adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, as well as during employment. We actively support and encourage people with disability to apply to RMIT. To discuss adjustment requirements, please contact Kassie (Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor), via or visit our Careers page for more contact information - .

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