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Finance Officer

Advertiser: James Cook University3.3 out of 53.3 overall rating (70 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
14 Feb 2020
Northern QLD
$65,650 - $74,462 plus 17% super
Work Type
Full Time
Accounting, Financial Accounting & Reporting

We offer an exciting opportunity for a Finance Officer ($65,650 - $74,462 plus 17% super) to join our world-leading institution at James Cook University (JCU).   The full-time, continuing position is based at JCU in Townsville.


What you can accomplish in the role

Working collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders you will ensure complete and accurate financial records are maintained as well as identifying and investigating issues as they arise, prescribing practicable solutions, and are innovative and proactive in recognising areas of efficiency.


What you will bring to the role

Working as part of a collaborative team you will enjoy contributing to a culture of high performance, you pride yourself on strong attention to detail and exceeding customer expectations – providing innovative, efficient and proactive solutions often within tight or conflicting deadlines. You will have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively with a diverse range of stakeholders as well as the ability to review and analyse data and prepare reports.  Strong focus on Budgeting, Forecasting and Management reporting while paying close attention to detail and observing any contractual conditions, policies and regulations that may apply. Using your excellent customer service skills, you will utilize, analyse and problem solve to provide information and advice and deal effectively with complex issues.



Consistently voted in the top 2% of universities worldwide, JCU offers a culturally diverse working environment with opportunities for professional and personal growth as well as diverse career opportunities.  JCU prides itself on being dedicated to teaching, learning and research that is not only of high quality, but also delivers practical benefits to the peoples and industries of the region.


We support our people through the provision of:

  • generous superannuation scheme with 17% employer contributions
  • ongoing professional and career development
  • attractive options for salary packaging


How to Apply

Visit the Careers JCU website – vacancy reference 17070

Applications close: 23rd of February 2020 at midnight

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