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Finance Officer

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Area:Office of Chief Operating Officer
Salary (FTE):Professional Level 04 ($61,179.60 - $65,055.88)
Work type:Full Time - Continuing, Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: St Lucia, Brisbane

Finance and Business Services

UQ Finance is responsible for the enabling achievement of the University’s strategic ambitions by securing UQ’s financial future through expert advice, systems and support.  In delivering on this, the Finance function will value professionalism and accountability.  Our approach is to treat everyone with respect and to work collaboratively to deliver excellent service.

The key specialist service areas of Finance are:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Planning and Analysis
  • Financial Operations including Accounts Payable, Collections and Receivables and Client Support Services
  • Professional Services teams - Advisory and Transactional Services

Finance at UQ operates within a devolved environment with Finance staff located in Professional Services teams in Faculties, Research Institutes and Central Divisions supported by Finance specialist service teams.  These positions sit within the Professional Services Teams for Finance.

The role

The Finance Officer is accountable for the efficient and effective execution and administration of assigned Finance transactions processing activity to meet the operational and service delivery needs of the client portfolio.

The person

The successful applicant will have Diploma qualifications in accounting, business, commerce or a related field with relevant experience in transactions processing or shared services functions and/or equivalent combination of relevant training and professional experience. A demonstrated ability to apply knowledge of finance systems, policies and processes to a wide range of financial transactions  within agreed timeframes and to agreed service standards is required.


This is a full-time HEW Level 4 position, with multiple Continuing and Fixed Term opportunities available. The remuneration package will be in the range $61,179 - $65,055 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $71,579 - $76,114 p.a.).

Position Description

Download File Standard PD F06 - Finance Officer.pdf


To discuss this role please contact the Finance Manager, Finance Professional Services-Central, Toni Hammond on 07 334 67705 or

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter and Resume. Please specify your preference for continuing or fixed term roles in your cover letter. 

For information on completing the application process click here.

Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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