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Finance Officer (Research)

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Work type: Full time
Location: Launceston
Categories: Administration, Finance

Finance Officer (Research) 

  • Full time, ongoing position
  • Based in Launceston
  • Provide efficient and effective financial administration, management and reporting of the University’s research projects.

The Opportunity

The Finance Officer is a key position in the central financial reporting & research support team and has specific responsibilities in relation to the efficient and effective financial administration, management and reporting of the University’s research projects.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Review contract agreements and implement existing processes to ensure all financial reporting obligations are met.
  • Raise invoices to funding providers in accordance with the contract.
  • Action contract variations, including associated amendments to the project record in the Finance System and Research Database System (RMDB), and invoicing.
  • Prepare financial statements and acquittal documentation for contracts and grants.

Your Application

To be successful in the role, your application will need to demonstrate;

  • Sound financial and analytical skills, including problem solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to read and interpret contract documentation.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines.


Appointment to this role will be at HEO 4 and will have a total remuneration package of up to $78,551 comprising base salary within the range of $63,375 to $67,138 plus 17% superannuation.

How to Apply:

  • To apply online, please provide your resume and cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role and how you meet the position's selection criteria.
  • For further information about this position, please contact Emma Bates, Manager, Financial Reporting, or 6226 7869.
  • Please visit for our guide to applying and details on the recruitment process.

Applications close Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 11.55pm

Download File Position Description - Finance Officer (Research).pdf

To be eligible for this position, you are required to have Australian citizenship, permanent residence or a current valid visa that allows you to fulfil the requirements of this role.

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Applications close: Tasmania Standard Time

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