Assistant Systems Accountant

Bond University
April 03, 2024
Offerd Salary:$76,940
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Contract Type:Fixed Term for 2 yea
Working Time:Full time
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Assistant Systems Accountant

Full-time, Fixed Term for 2 years
Reference number: 117506818

About the position

As Australia's first private University, Bond University based at Robina, Gold Coast seeks to be recognised internationally as a leading independent university, imbued with a spirit to innovate, a commitment to influence and a dedication to inspire tomorrow's professionals who share a personalised and transformational student experience.

  • Excellent opportunity to showcase your systems expertise
  • Join a dedicated team of finance professionals
  • Central Robina location and excellent staff benefits

Assistant Systems Accountant
Financial Services   
Full-time, Fixed Term for 2 years

Position Reference No: 117506818

Join Australia’s number one University for student experience*, and enjoy staff benefits including:  

  • Free staff car parking
  • 36.75 hour standard work week
  • Access to flexible work/work from home arrangements#
  • Up to 18/26 weeks of parental leave#
  • Salary packaging options for FBT and Non-FBT items#
  • 17.5% of base salary leave loading
  • Staff wellbeing program
  • Study assistance for staff and dependents#
  • Corporate health and finance discounts
  • Onsite Medical Centre and Counselling Services
  • Onsite Sports Centre including gym, fitness classes and pool#

About the Position
Working within the Bond University Finance Systems Team, this position will provide direct support to both the Manager - Finance Systems and Process Improvement and the Systems Accountant, and will assist in a wide range of functions performed by the Systems Team.

Duties of this varied role will include:

  • Supporting financial systems and processes including accounts payable, accounts receivable and bank reconciliations
  • Processing of the month-end activities including systems rolls and associated processes
  • Assisting the Systems Accountant to ensure continuous effective operation of the Finance One system including maintenance and security structures and processes
  • Assisting with the implementation and daily administration of finance systems
  • Preparing and delivering training to support system users

The Assistant Systems Accountant will provide assistance to other members of the Financial Services team as required.

About the person

The successful candidate will have:

  • A degree qualification in a related field along with up to two years relevant work experience; or demonstrated relevant work experience
  • Experience in financial processes including accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank reconciliations and general ledger reconciliations
  • Well developed interpersonal skills and a focus on providing superior customer service and training of others
  • Demonstrated experience using a range of software including relevant Finance software and Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Ability to use initiative set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to cooperate and liaise effectively with varied internal clients and to work effectively as a member of a team with minimal supervision

Salary details

The salary for the position commences at $76,940.14 per annum, plus 12% superannuation.

Please note: The fixed term of this employment contract will be for up to two years, with twelve months' probation. The prospect of conversion to a continuing employment contract will be discussed at the end of the contract term.

Additional information

Position-related enquiries can be directed to Michael Fraser, Manager Finance Systems & Process Improvement, on +61 7 5595 1180 or [email protected]

Application and submission details

For further details regarding this appointment, please reference the Position Description and Selection Criteria.

Applicants can apply using the Apply Now button.  All candidates are required to register online via our candidate portal prior to submitting an application. We request that you submit the necessary supporting documents to support your online application. These documents should include your Curriculum Vitae/Resume and a Cover Letter addressing the Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description above.

For current Bond University staff, apply directly via HR Connect, log in with staff credentials, from the Home dashboard select Careers, select the role and apply.

If you require any assistance with your application submission, please visit Applying for jobs at Bond.

Applications close: 5:00pm, Wednesday 3rd April 2024

Applicants must have current work rights in Australia at the time of application. This status will be verified as part of the recruitment process.

Please note, the successful applicant will be required to produce a certified copy of their highest qualification received prior to commencement of duty.

Conditions of employment are offered under a Bond Workplace Agreement (BWA).

Bond University is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage our students and staff to respect individuality and diversity. In line with Bond University’s values, people from diverse backgrounds, women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people who identify as LGBTIQ+, and people with a disability are encouraged to apply for positions at the University.

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