Executive Officer to Chief Financial Officer

Job no: 503374
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Administration, Executive Support, HEO7

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(HE07) $86,382 to $96,659 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

12 month, fixed term position available immediately until November 2020

Due to a secondment, an exciting opportunity exists for a highly experienced Executive Officer, preferably with financial and/or accounting industry experience

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer and working under limited direction, the Executive Officer is responsible for providing high level executive support including the coordination, contribution and development of financial papers, reports and presentations ensuring the required high standard is met.

The Executive Officer will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, exceptional attention to detail and flexibility to manage wide ranging priorities and deadlines. The position will also oversee a small administrative team.

To be successful you will need:

  • Extensive experience in providing high level secretarial, administrative and executive support.
  • Demonstrated high level of organisational skills and ability to work effectively under pressure with competing priorities and deadlines.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and oral communication skills with the ability to work with a diverse range of people and cultures.
  • Proven commitment to a customer service culture.
  • Demonstrated high level of knowledge of Microsoft Office packages including Word, Excel and PowerPoint with the ability to produce detailed reports and presentations.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaboration - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

Your division's broader role

The Division of University Operations enables the University's delivery of high-quality and distinct learning, teaching and research experiences. Its responsibilities link to Adelaide's strategic plan and focus on people, community, assets and infrastructure, and processes.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/operations

If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click on the 'Apply Now' button to be taken through to our application form. Please ensure you address and upload your responses to all of the selection criteria. Applications close 11.55pm, 15 November 2019.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Pamela Thomson
Executive Officer, Finance & Procurement Services
E: pamela.thomson@adelaide.edu.au

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

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