An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Finance Manager– Research to take responsibility for strategic financial advice and subject matter expertise within the Research Financial Advisory team and to stakeholders across the University. The position provides quality assurance for the delivery of reporting that enables the University to comply with reporting requirements and obligations in relation to grants received by the University.
The Finance Manager – Research plays a significant role in the training and implementation of financial policies and processes, ensuring that all stakeholders are educated on the reporting and compliance requirements of funding received from external funding bodies. This is an outstanding opportunity for you to join a quality financial management team within an esteemed organisation, which will allow you to genuinely contribute to its organisational success. For more information including a copy of the position description, please contact Teresa Cadman CA, Senior Finance Manager on 02 6125 9489 or by [email protected] You can also access the position description via: https://jobs.anu.edu.au/cw/en/job/539680/finance-manager-research
To be successful in this exciting and challenging role, you will have postgraduate qualifications and demonstrated extensive experience (membership of a professional institution (CPA or CA) is required). You will be able to demonstrate initiative and the drive to implement change, as well as be able to negotiate effectively with non-financial senior managers. Selection Criteria 1. Relevant postgraduate qualifications and demonstrated extensive experience in financial management in a complex organisation. Membership of a professional institution (CPA or CA) is required. 2. Proven external funding expertise and demonstrated strategic financial advice and planning skills to support senior management including experience managing implementation of finance-related policies, procedures and plans to improve financial outcomes. 3. Demonstrated experience applying contemporary financial management practices and proven analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills, including experience analysing data from multiple sources and making recommendations on strategic initiatives. 4. Demonstrated stakeholder engagement experience and effective communication skills including high level interpersonal, liaison and consultation skills with demonstrated and experience developing comprehensive written documentation and reports, including technical analysis papers, policies and procedures. 5. Proven expertise in understanding complex issues, identifying problems and opportunities and exercising judgement to identify appropriate strategic solutions along with an ability to prioritise workloads and deliver on challenging objectives in a timely manner and on budget. 6. Demonstrated high level computer skills with experience using online data management systems and proficiency using the MsOffice suite and advanced skills in Excel is required, Experience using TM1 or comparable budgeting and reporting systems and will be highly regarded. 7. A demonstrated high-level of understanding of equal opportunity principles and occupational health and safety and a commitment to their application in a university context.
Salary package : $113,421 - $118,839 per annum plus 17% superannuation Terms: Full time, Fixed term (18 months) ANU values diversity and inclusion and believes employment opportunities must not be limited by socio-economic background, race, religion or gender. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources/respect-inclusion
The role is based in Canberra, ACT. In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents to the ANU portal: https://jobs.anu.edu.au/cw/en/job/539680/finance-manager-research - A statement addressing the selection criteria. - A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form. - Other documents, if required. Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position. Applications close 28 Mar 2021 11:55PM (AEDT) Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country. The successful applicant will also be required to undertake an Australian National Police Check before an offer of engagement is made.