Finance & Planning Manager

Attractive remuneration package will be negotiated, Continuing position available from January 2020, This strategic role requires a practical and solution-based approach.

Attractive remuneration package will be negotiated and may include an employer superannuation contribution of up to 17%.

Continuing position from January 2020.

This is a strategic role, that requires a practical and solution-based approach to achieve success.

The Faculty Office supports the learning and teaching, research and business operations of its four Schools, Centres and Institutes across three campuses, North Terrace, Waite and Roseworthy.

Working under broad direction with considerable autonomy, in this leadership role, you will collaborate with the Faculty Leadership Team, School Executive Teams and Senior Staff in Finance, Procurement and Planning Services to provide high level and comprehensive financial management support, advice and planning services. In this key leadership position, you  will partner with the Schools to achieve strategic and operational priorities through the implementation of an efficient and effective Financial Management Framework while supporting the Executive Dean, Faculty Executive Manager and Heads of School in all aspects of financial management and planning.

As the Faculty Finance & Planning Manager, you will report directly to the Faculty Executive Manager to provide visible leadership to a substantial team of professional staff.  You will lead the team to achieve financial management practices in alignment with the Faculty and University’s financial policies, procedures, standards, practices and expectations in the delivery of internal and external financial reports, policy and procedure implementation, compliance and financial planning, analysis and budgeting. 

To be successful you will need:

  • Extensive experience in financial management of diverse business areas in a large and complex organisation
  • Extensive experience in the provision of high quality financial management services including collection, interpretation, analysis, modelling and reporting of financial and business data
  • Experience in designing and refining financial reports to meet stakeholder requirements
  • High level ability to communicate and explain complex financial information in an understandable manner
  • Formal accounting, business and/or finance qualifications to CPA/CA level

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 core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

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.

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Sciences is a multidisciplinary hub of cutting-edge teaching and research in: agriculture; food and wine; animal and veterinary sciences; biological sciences; and physical sciences. It develops future science leaders, and actively partners with innovative industries to solve scientific problems of global significance.

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Please ensure you address and upload your responses to all of the selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 2 December 2019

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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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