Financial Management Accountant, SATAC

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: ; 20 Oct 2021 11:55 PM

Job no:506220
Work type:Continuing - Full-time
Categories:Finance and Accounting, HEO8

(HEO8) $100,261 to $112,481 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply.

Continuing, full-time opportunity available.

Opportunity for a Financial Manager to work in a diverse environment, with pivotal corporate responsibilities.

The South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre (SATAC) is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic Financial/Management Accountant to work under broad direction, and with a degree of autonomy, who will be responsible for the general management and delivery of SATAC’s financial and accounting activities. In addition, the Financial/Management Accountant supports the organisation’s procurement and contract management processes, facilities and accommodation, and administrative services.

This role is key to managing the relationship and deliverables of SATAC’s external accounting services partner, insurance broker and other key suppliers. The position holder is a senior member of the Corporate Enablement team and are expected to participate and contribute positively to the team environment.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated experience in accounting and related financial practices and in preparing accurate, relevant forecasts, financial analysis and timely reports for senior managements/ Boards.
  • Demonstrated experience in the use and development of financial modelling and analysis.
  • Knowledge of relevant finance legislation, regulations and reporting requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to research and prepare comprehensive reports and analyses and/or other communications with a high degree of complexity for a range of audiences in both written and verbal form.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise initiative and judgement in the management of a range of administrative functions, and a proven ability to establish priorities and complete multiple tasks within time constraints.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework  and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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SATAC’s broader role

The South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre (SATAC) is central to further education in South Australia and the Northern Territory. We provide an open, honest and fair admissions service to all applicants and institutions. Through cross-industry collaboration, SATAC’s expert voice is influential in shaping the tertiary education sector.

SATAC manages centralised application and admissions processes on behalf of its members and participating fee for service institutions, as well as administering admissions aptitude tests, providing publication and research services, and acting as a one-stop shop for queries regarding application processes and outcomes.

Corporate Enablement comprises a team of staff dedicated to the support of the organisation and the administration of SATAC.

The Corporate Enablement team has a diverse set of responsibilities, including: Strategic planning and performance; Financial and Human Resource management, including WHS; Governance; Legislative compliance; Risk management; Contract management; Strategic Marketing and Communications and Facilities management. 

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If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 20 October 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Julie Stenklev
General Manager, Corporate Enablement, SATAC
P: +61 (8) 82244000


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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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