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FINANCE BUSINESS PARTNER (2 POSITIONS)

Salary: $105,684 - $114,389
Location: Parkville
Company: The University of Melbourne
Hours: Full time
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About the CFO Group

The Finance team's core objective is to advance University strategy through financial leadership and innovation, strategic sourcing and contracting.

About the role

The Finance Business Partner position is a highly interactive and visible role that partners with those with significant financial accountability within larger, more complex divisions (e.g. Department head) to support the achievement of strategic and operational goals.

As Finance Business Partner, you will support the business by managing financial performance, ensuring financial resources are allocated efficiently and effectively, providing financial insights and decision-making support through an embedded business partnering model. As a trusted financial advisor, you will uphold University Financial Strategy while supporting the priorities and needs of your client division.

We have two Finance Business Partner opportunities available: One position will predominantly mainly support the Faculty of Science, the other role will mainly support the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology.

About you

You will have the demonstrated ability and passion to work closely with stakeholders to develop a deep understanding of the business you support. Your knowledge of financial planning and associated processes (e.g. budgeting, forecasting) in complex environments will be supported by high level of attention to detail, advanced analytical skills and ability to work in complex and faced paced environments.

You will further have:

  1. Fully qualified Chartered Accountant (CA) or Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) or Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA); or
  2. Graduate or postgraduate qualifications in Finance, Accounting or other relevant discipline, or an equivalent combination of tertiary qualifications and relevant experience.
  3. Excellent written and verbal communication, including the ability to prepare clear, concise outputs from detailed financial analysis to enable informed decision-making.
  4. Demonstrated ability of data visualisation and “story telling” techniques to distil complex numbers and findings into meaningful information
  5. Experience in and ability to identify and implement continuous improvement and efficiencies.

Benefits

- Maximise your benefits through our Salary Packaging scheme

- Flexible family friendly policies, providing generous leave and working conditions

- The opportunity to work in a culturally rich environment

- A substantial discount to eligible staff and their immediate families in undertaking further studies at the University of Melbourne

To find out more, go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/staff-benefits

Culture

The University is a vibrant campus. We have well-established clubs and networks giving the opportunity to engage and collaborate with other staff around the University. We strive to create an environment where staff and students promote culturally inclusive behaviour and activities, ensure cultural differences are heard and explored, and actively seek to learn from other cultures.

How to apply

Your application submitted should include a cover letter (one page) outlining your motivation to apply for this role and describing what skills and experience you will bring to it. Please further attach a current version of your CV.

Please note that you are not expected to provide detailed responses against the selection criteria in the Position Description.

Staff in the redeployment pool will be considered for this role in the first instance where appropriate.

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