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Administration Finance and Staff

Full Time
Vacancy type: Internal Vacancy, External Vacancy
Categories: Administration

Salary Package: Level 6 from $83,478 to $92,146 p.a., plus 9.5% employer’s Superannuation
Appointment Type: full-time, fixed term up to 7 months (parental leave replacement). Secondment opportunity will be considered.
Macquarie University (North Ryde) location
The Role
We are seeking a motivated and pro-active Administrator to provide finance and administrative support and advice across both departments. The Administrator, Finance and Staff will be reporting to the Department Manager and working across departments of Earth and Planetary Sciences and Environmental Sciences. You will:
Provide administration, project and finance support across both departments
Provide administrative services and support in relation to the financial aspects of both departments including operating funds, project accounts, research funds, accounts receivable, purchasing and asset management
Coordinate and administer activities across the full staff lifecycle including staffing budgets, alignment of recruitment activities to employment policies, onboarding, probation, leave and termination
Undertake data analysis and prepare reports or documentation for internal or external reporting or decision making purposes including preparing regular financial reporting for the Department Manager on expenditure
Review all general ledger and project accounts and amend or report on anomalies, as well as ongoing accounts payable, purchasing and journal entry work.
About You
Your strong administrative background with experience in processing financial transactions with attention to details and accuracy, and ability to work collaboratively as part of a team will be key success to this role.
About Us
The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences (EPS) within the Faculty of Science and Engineering aspires to build a community of creative and critical thinkers that sets the geoscience agenda. The Department was ranked in the top 50 international programs in Earth and Marine Science by QS University in 2016 with research strengths in geodynamics, geochemistry and petrology. Click here to find out more about the department.
The Department of Environmental Science (ES) is amongst the leading institutions in Australia in environmental sciences and is committed to managing and safeguarding the environment for generations to come and are. The departments dynamic and dedicated academics and research students study and teach the interactions between the physical, biological and human environments. With the integrated use of fieldwork, laboratory work and spatial information science, our research and teaching programs provide a firm base in all scientific aspects of the environment, alongside an understanding of environmental management. Click  here to find out more about the Department.
To Apply
To be considered for this position, applicants must address the Selection Criteria below in a separate document or covering letter and upload the document as part of the application process with their curriculum vitae
A degree in business, finance or a related discipline and sound relevant experience
Demonstrated ability to develop and/or implement or contribute to the development and improvement of processes or initiatives by reviewing procedures, making recommendations and implementing and communicating outcomes.
Working knowledge of finance and budgeting principles in conjunction with a solid track record in administrating budgets and preparing reports
Demonstrated ability to build and manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Demonstrated track record of time management and organisational skills including the ability to prioritise and work to deadlines
Demonstrated knowledge of and good experience working with systems and databases
Contributing to the implementation of administration or operational changes in an department or work group 
For further information regarding this role please view the  position description.
This role is a replacement of parental leave arrangement, and secondment opportunity will be considered. Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a criminal history check.
Specific Role Enquiries:  Martina Stiemer, Department Manager at
General Recruitment Enquiries: Anne Kumanan, HR Officer at
Applications Close: Sunday 28th July 2019 at 11:55pm
Macquarie University is committed to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. We value individual difference and recognise the strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where the backgrounds, perspectives and experiences of our staff are a driving force for collaboration, innovation and impact.
We work to ensure genuine equality of opportunity for people regardless of their gender, age, cultural background, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and/or family status, and we encourage you to apply for a position at Macquarie University.

Advertised: 11 Jul 2019 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 28 Jul 2019 AUS Eastern Standard Time

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