Finance Officer Faculty of Medicine University of Queensland Faculty of Medicine Australia

Finance Officer



Job no:507434

Area:Faculty of Medicine

Salary (FTE):Professional Level 04 ($62,342.01 - $66,291.94)

Work type:Full Time - Continuing, Part Time - Continuing

Location: Other

The University of Queensland Rural Clinical School


The University of Queensland Rural Clinical School (UQRCS) envisages securing a self-sustaining medical workforce for regional Queensland through excellence in medical education, research and community service.  With a footprint encompassing the greater part of central and western regional Queensland, the School comprises four clinical sites – Rockhampton, Bundaberg, Hervey Bay and Toowoomba. Significant investment in people and training infrastructure at each site provides the operational focus for a network of smaller clinical training locations in host communities across the state.  With a recurrent budget of up to $9 million per annum provided through the Australian Government’s Multidisciplinary Rural Health Training (MRHT) program and a capital works portfolio in excess of $20 million, UQRCS is a substantial enterprise.


The Clinical School is the rural base for the delivery of the UQ medical program. There is a long tradition of success working in partnership with healthcare systems and service providers to train senior (Phase 2) medical students.  Each year, more than 500 medical students engage with the rural experience through a range of long term (1-2 years) placements or shorter term (4-16 weeks) learning opportunities.

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 UQ Rural Clinical School. This includes timely, accurate and efficient Finance transactions processing and data entry related to accounts payable, invoicing, journal entries, credit and debtor management, and registration of assets.


The Finance Officer ensures all transactions processing and data entry activity performed follows established business processes and standard operating procedures. This includes identifying and escalating data integrity issues that compromise the quality and accuracy of transactions. The role contributes to the review and development of processes and procedures ensuring transactions are executed in a way that supports the achievement of high standards of service quality, timeliness and accuracy, and are in compliance with University policy frameworks and external legislative and regulatory controls.


This position must be based at one our four clinical sites – Rockhampton, Bundaberg, Hervey Bay and Toowoomba. This position may require some travel, the individual must be willing to undertake air travel as needed particularly between the Rural Clinical School sites and any of the University’s domestic campuses or locations.

The Person


Applicants should possess diploma level qualifications in accounting, business, commerce or a related field with relevant experience in transactions processing or shared service functions, or an equivalent combination of relevant training and professional experience. The successful candidate will be able to apply knowledge of finance systems, policies and processes to a wide range of financial transactions to ensure accurate, timely and efficient transaction processing. The ability to establish and maintain productive working relationships is essential. 



This is a part-time (0.8 FTE), continuing position at HEW Level 4. The remuneration package will be in the range of $62,342 - $66,291 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range of $72,940 - $77,561).

Position Description


Download File 2198645_3040112_Finance Officer.pdf



To discuss this role please contact Keith Nelson

How to Apply


All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.


For information on completing the application process click here.


Advertised: 10 May 2019

Applications close: 26 May 2019 (11:55 PM) E. Australia Standard Time

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