Finance and employee systems expert

University of Melbourne
December 07, 2022
Offerd Salary:$98,402 – $106,519
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Finance and employee systems expert

Job no: 0036871 Location: Parkville Role type: Full time; Fixed term Department/School: Business Services Salary: UOM 7 – $98,402 – $106,519 p.a. plus 17% super (pro rata for part-time)

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About - Business Services Business Services provides a full range of class leading information technology, facilities management, finance, HR and health and safety services to all operating entities of the University. Within Business Services, the Finance, HR/Payroll Systems team provides technical and functional stewardship, support and maintenance for the Finance, HR/Payroll Systems and associated administration systems used within the University.

About the Role As the Finance and employee systems expert, you will provide functional support and maintenance of the Oracle E-Business Suite (Oracle EBS) HR and Payroll modules including configuration, contribution to development and enhancement, testing, supporting ongoing releases, upgrades, and modifications. You will have the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with Academic Divisions, Chancellery and COO Portfolio. You will also provide support to the Finance and Employee Services business processes including supporting initiatives for improvement and automation.

Your role will directly report into the Team Leader – Finance, HR/ Payroll Systems.

Responsibilities include:

  • As a subject matter expert of Oracle EBS suite, provide level 2 functional support for all queries relating to Oracle HR, Payroll and associated modules and systems such as; Page Up, and various system interfaces

  • Investigate and troubleshoot system issues and liaise with technical developers and system administrators in relation to bug fixes and development work, including the preparation of MD050 functional design documents

  • Promptly resolve interface, validation, and exception issues to meet schedules

  • Test functionality to support upgrades and business as usual to ensure validity of module functionality

  • Provide input to development of test scripts

  • About You To be successful in this role, you will be able to work independently and/or in a team to initiate action without specific instruction, and to identify continuous improvement opportunities, including the ability to plan and prioritise tasks to meet with strict deadlines. You will have advanced communication skills where you will be able to effectively interact and liaise with various individuals across all levels throughout your role. You can adapt to change, show a high degree of initiative and can meet service expectations. You will maintain a highly professional work environment and can be team focused to foster positive working conditions.

    You will also have:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification and proven experience in HR or Payroll processes; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training

  • Possess in depth functional knowledge of Employee Hire to Retire cycle, Oracle R12 HRMS modules - especially core HR, Self Service HR, Performance Management, Work Structures, and Payroll

  • SQL skills with demonstrated ability to translate data requests into relevant and consistent information reporting. Ability to undertake analysis and make critical decisions in relation to integrity of data

  • Strong evidence of customer focus and relationship management is essential for this role as you will be representing Infrastructure Services to the wider University and be organised, detail oriented and accurate, and be adept at working independently and as a team player

  • Please note: To be considered for this role you must have current valid work rights for Australia.

    About the University The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

    Benefits of Working with Us In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements, generous personal, parental and cultural leave

  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading

  • Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs

  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club

  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families

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    Be Yourself We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

    Join Us! If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with your CV and cover letter outlining your interest and experience. Please note that you are not required to provide responses against the selection criteria in the Position Description.

    We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact us at


    Advertised: 23 Nov 2022 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

    Applications close: 07 Dec 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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