Senior Team Leader (Research Management Accounting)

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Crawley, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 23 Nov 2021

  • Full-time, fixed-term appointment for 2 years
  • Salary range: Level 8 $101,337 - $110,766 plus 17% superannuation  

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities.? With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University. 

About the team  

The role of Finance is to support the appropriate stewardship of the University’s finance through the provision of a strategic financial advice, establishment of a financial management framework, financial management tools, procurement, management of the University’s Investment and Endowment portfolio, as well as financial oversight and accountability for finance and human resources administrative and transactional operations.

Finance undertakes this role through three core pillars: Financial Compliance, Financial Performance and Procurement.

About the opportunity 

You will be responsible for leading the Research Management Accounting team in the delivery of Research financial management, reporting and advice. You will provide support in the preparation of the annual budget and forecast, reporting and analysis and be required to partner across multiple stakeholders to ensure a coordinated and integrated approach to Research Financial management.

You will also apply a high standard, culture and practice for application of research expenditure and subsequent financial reporting and acquittals to ensure activity reflects, and is in accordance with, grant and contract funding rules.

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate: 

  • Relevant tertiary qualification or demonstrated equivalent competency in Accounting, Finance or related discipline
  • Full professional membership of a recognised Australian or International accounting body
  • Substantial management experience in financial planning for large organisations with multiple funding arrangements
  • Demonstrated experience and expertise in coordinating, preparing and monitoring complex consolidated budgets, forecasting and income/expenditure management
  • Experience using oracle-based enterprise system solutions for planning (desirable)
  • Substantial experience of successful leadership of people in the workplace and including building productive and cooperative teams
  • Highly developed analytical and report writing skills, with demonstrated experience in balancing big picture with financial accuracy and attention to detail

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description. Please see the position description prior to applying:   Senior Team Leader (Research Management Accounting).pdf

You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document. For information to assist you with compiling statements to answer the selection criteria, please visit Addressing the selection criteria  

Closing date: Tuesday, 23 November 2021 

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia. 

Application Details:  Please apply online via the Apply Now button. 

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity 

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050. 

  • We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered. 
  • UWA has been awarded Bronze Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2021). 
  • UWA has also been awarded Athena Swan Bronze Accreditation in 2020.? ? 

Advertised:16 Nov 2021 W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close:23 Nov 2021 11:55 PM W. Australia Standard Time

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