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Manager - Budget & Management Reporting

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Work type: Continuing / Full time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Finance

Manager, Budget & Management Reporting

  • One of Australia‚Äôs leading research and teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community and inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating and learning from the best

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

UNSW has developed an exciting ten-year strategic plan focused on Academic Excellence, Social Engagement and Global Impact that aims to see it ranked in the Top 50 universities in the world by 2025. 

The University is currently in an exciting phase of transformation and change. Finance is a significant internal function dedicated to continuing to build a high performance culture whilst delivering excellent finance support.

  • Be part of a major transformation across the University
  • Research Finance
  • Circa $119,000 - $126,000 + 17% super
  • Continuing role

    About the role:

    The Team Leader Budget & Management Reporting prepares budgets and forecasts and carries out Management Reporting and Analysis for Faculties & Divisions across the University, in close collaboration with Business Partners, to ensure budget and account management as well as ensuring compliance with University statutory obligations as well as client expectations.


    Specific responsibilities include:

  • Manage the preparation and monitoring of budgets and accounts to ensure deadlines and statutory obligations are met and any opportunities or risks to the budgetary position are identified.
  • Manage a team of finance professionals to ensure financial obligations for an allocated business area are met and any opportunities or risks to the budgetary position are identified.
  • Attend relevant meetings, alongside Business Partners, to provide budget and finance updates and to keep abreast of activities to ensure an in-depth understanding of the operating context and expectations are taken into consideration when preparing budgets and forecasts as well as carrying out analyses.
  • Develop a strong collaborative relationship with the Business Partners in preparing and delivering Management Reporting, Budgeting, Forecasting and other analytical work as required in alignment with Finance policy requirements and expectations.
  • Lead and mentor a team of analysts to continuously develop capability and optimise staff engagement, motivation and productivity to ensure the services delivered to Faculties and Divisions are accurate, on time and aligned with University requirements.


     About the successful applicant


  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline, CA or CPA qualification (or equivalent) and/or relevant professional sector experience.
  • Substantial and detailed understanding and experience of management reporting, forecasting and budgeting experience in a corporate or University setting, including capital expenditure and cost control knowledge.
  • Demonstrated effective and successful interaction at Senior Management level.
  • Proven success in people management.
  • Demonstrated lateral thinking, planning and organisational skills

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.

Contact: Chris Pratt, Director, Research Finance (Acting)

Applications close: 5pm Wednesday 22nd of August

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