Financial Analyst

Macquarie University
February 13, 2023
Offerd Salary:$88,589 to $97,787
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An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced, qualified, and driven Financial Analyst to join a dynamic team.

• From $88,589 to $97,787 (HEW Level 6), plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading • Full time, continuing role. Based at Wallumattagal campus, North Ryde. • High performing team. Hybrid working arrangement.


To provide financial reporting support to Group Finance Managers within either the Revenue Operations, Expenditure (Opex/Capex/Fixed Assets) and/or Controlled Entity teams.

Key accountabilities:

  • Perform month-end and year-end close activities for all entities across the Group, including preparation and review of complex monthly journals (including accruals, prepayments, and allocations) and balance sheet and other GL reconciliations
  • Perform the processing of key invoices and calculations requiring developed level of business unit knowledge and understanding
  • Support provision of data and information for external audits
  • Accounting for internal scholarships
  • Operational implementation and compliance of project ledger policy
  • Address and resolve end user (Tier 1) report queries from researchers
  • Support the implementation of accounting processes / system rollouts for new initiatives
  • Support the application of finance policies and procedures and internal controls over assigned responsibilities
  • About You You will have strong Financial Accounting experience and enjoy working in a dynamic environment. The role will be suited to someone who pays attention to detail as has good communication and stakeholder management skills. You should enjoy working both autonomously and as part of a larger team, in order to achieve the organisational strategic goals.

    About Us

    Macquarie is a university engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives. Since our foundation 58 years ago, we have aspired to be a different type of university. Over the years, we have grown to become the centre of a vibrant local and global community. Connect with us today.

    We rank amongst the top employers in the Australian Workplace Employers Index, having recently earned a five-star rating in the QS World Rankings with the highest rating for employability. Take a look at the staff benefits on offer.

    To Apply

    To be considered for this position, please apply online and attach your resume and a separate cover letter (no more than 2 pages) that outlines how you meet the selection criteria below :

  • Accounting Degree and Qualified or working towards CA / CPA
  • Good understanding of Accounting Standards
  • Experience in Financial / Accounting Operations
  • Team player
  • Strong stakeholder management experience
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work to high standards and meet strict deadlines
  • Good Planning and Time Management Skills
  • This position requires a criminal record check.

    Role-specific Enquiries: Benson Huang, Manager, Revenue Operations via [email protected]

    General Enquiries: Rainki Kan, HR Administrator via [email protected]

    Applications Close: Monday, 13 February 2023 at 11:59pm (AEST)

    If you're already part of the Macquarie Group (MQ University, [email protected], MQ Health, MGSM), you'll need to apply through your employee Workday account. To apply for this job: Login to Workday and go to the Careers App > Find Jobs.

    Applications Close:

    13/02/2023 11:59 PM

    Diversity and Inclusion

    Innovation and ingenuity thrive at Macquarie University when diversity, equity and inclusion take centre stage. At the University, we embrace a culture where diversity of background, experience and perspective are fundamental to our success.

    We do not discriminate on gender identity, age, culture, disability, sexuality, Indigeneity, family and caring responsibilities or religion. See our journey towards leadership in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education.

    Flexible Work

    At Macquarie, we believe by providing flexibility in when, where and how work is done, we can support our staff to manage their personal commitments, while optimising their work performance and contributions to the University. See how we lead in flexible work to enable an outcome focused and inclusive workplace. To learn more about our culture and hiring process, explore our Candidate Resource Hub.

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