Senior Financial Analyst - Financial Operations

Macquarie University
July 17, 2024
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The Role To provide financial reporting support to the Controlled Entity operations of the University. The largest of these entities is MQ Health which includes Macquarie University Hospital, Imaging, Consultant Clinics and Mindspot. Other entities include U@MQ and MUSL.

Key accountabilities: • Coordinate and supervise day-to-day tasks of Financial Analysts • Act as 2ic for the Team Manager as required • Perform month-end and year-end close activities for the relevant entities across the Group, including preparation and review of complex monthly journals (including: accruals, prepayments and allocations and balance sheet and other GL reconciliations) • Liaise and coordinate with key stakeholders on queries, processes, inputs/outputs • Manage primary analysis presentations to stakeholders, including salary related costs and revenue • Identify, design and implement process improvements in areas of responsibility • Support the application of finance policies and procedures and internal controls over assigned responsibilities • Review and approve recurring and standard journals prepared by Financial Analysts • Support provision of data and information for external audits • Comply with relevant EEO and WHS regulations • Perform any other duties as required and appropriate for this classification • Coordinate, review and resolve inter-company transactions, prepare inter- company elimination trial balances and create inter- company reporting • Preparation of Goods Received Not Invoiced (GRNI) accruals, as part of supply chain accounting • Strong understanding of the supply chain process & inventory and creating journals in line with accounting principles • Work on reporting for prosthetics analysis and calculating appropriate accruals • Work closely with Systems / IT to implement process improvement initiatives in Controlled Entities 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. Experience co-ordinating and overseeing staff across the team would be preferable.

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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 principals and procedures • Proficient in month end close processes • Team player • Experience in co-ordinating and overseeing staff across the team • Good stakeholder management experience • Strong communication skills • Ability to work to high standards and meet strict deadlines • Good Planning and Time Management Skills • Experience in the health sector is desirable but not essential This position requires a criminal record check. Role-specific Enquiries: Mashood Bajwa via [email protected] General Enquiries: Mashood Bajwa via [email protected] Applications Close: 17th July 2024 at 11:59pm (AEST) Equity & Diversity Statement At Macquarie University, we are committed to providing a working environment where each individual is valued, respected and supported to progress. Our priority is to ensure culture, policies and processes are truly inclusive and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identity, gender, culture, disability, LGBTIQA+ identities, family and caring responsibilities, age, or religion. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria and shares Macquarie University's values of scholarship, empowerment and integrity to apply.


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17/07/2024 11:59 PM

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