NGO Recruitment’s NFP Hiring insights and salary snapshot 2022

Finance Officer

Organisation Name Southern Cross University
Location Gold Coast
Date Posted 2022-09-09
Job Type Permanent / Full Time
Job Number 965213
  • Support the University's financial policy, processes and compliance
  • Unique environment delivering the best learning, teaching and research possible
  • 12 Month contract & possible extension| Gold Coast or Lismore | WFH options


The Organisation

Southern Cross University is powered by passion to deliver the best learning, teaching, and research possible. Working at Southern Cross combines a rare privilege of being surrounded by ambitious students, dedicated colleagues and an environment of stunning natural beauty.
The Financial Services Unit manages the University's financial reporting, compliance functions and delivery of corporate financial services.  It supports the University with its centralised financial services including accounts payable, accounts receivable, expenses, travel, strategic procurement and payroll services.
Benefits of working at Southern Cross University: 
  • Hybrid working options
  • 17% employer’s contribution to superannuation
  • Wellbeing initiatives
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Professional learning opportunities
  • Generous parental and carer’s leave
The Role

Working across a multi-disciplinary team, you will undertake a range of financial transaction processing and provide support and advice to internal stakeholders in relation to financial policy, processes and compliance.
Responsibilities will include:
  • Processing customer billing, purchase requisitions and supplier invoices
  • Reconciling and processing credit card transactions and out-of-pocket reimbursements
  • Training and supporting staff users on finance systems
  • Supporting the department with project work when required
Skills Required

The ideal candidate will have experience working in a large organisation, be able to communicate complex financial information to others while contributing to a high-performing environment and managing competing demands.
  • Relevant finance qualification and experience in a financial administration role
  • Experience in a data entry environment with excellent accuracy and high levels of attention to detail
  • Experience in validation, analysis and problem solving of financial transactions
  • Proficiency in software packages such as Microsoft Office suite, TechnologyOne Core Enterprise Suite (CES), and SAP Concur.
  • Ability to interpret and apply relevant taxation legislation, policy and procedures.

If you are a talented finance professional interested in contributing positively to the lives of Australians, please apply by sending your CV with a cover letter responding to the skills required section above. Alternatively, please call Sally Simmons (07) 5530 8066 if you have any specific questions.

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.