Finance Officer Job at Edith Cowan University – in Joondalup WA

Job Description

Fantastic contract opportunity for a Finance Officer to join our dynamic finance team at Edith Cowan University.

The Finance and Business Services Centre plays the primary role in the strategic management of financial resources across the University. The Centre partners with our customers through Finance Teams to provide superior services that deliver professional relationships, efficient processes, and sound financial management to support the University’s objectives

The finance teams provide high quality financial management and business support to Schools and Service Centres including, but not limited to, assistance with compliance issues, management reports, budgeting and support in the development of research grant budgets. The Finance Officer’s role provides a range of accounting support services in delivery of the finance team’s objectives and the key responsibilities for this role includes, but is not limited to:

Assistance with compliance issues;

Invoicing and follow up;

Processing journal requests;

Account and project reconciliation;

Training of internal customers; and

Process improvement.

The successful applicant will have a working knowledge of accounting concepts, principles, practices and procedures, and of computer based accounting systems (preferably Oracle Financials).

You will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry, Personal Excellence and Courage.

Benefits & Remuneration

This full time, fixed term position attracts the annual equivalent remuneration of $66,813 to $71,161 p.a. plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.

ECU has an Award-winning Health and Wellness Program and an extensive range of staff benefits across entertainment, financial, health, travel and consumer goods and services.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our website Employment Opportunities Overview.


Interested applicants are welcome to call Ina O’Dea (Finance Manager) on 6304 3671 for more information.

How to Apply

Please upload your resume along with a statement addressing the Capabilities in the /.

Closing Date:
Applications close on Monday 26 September 2022 at 11:30pm AWST.


ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Company Location:  Joondalup WA

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