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AURIN Finance Officer

Job no: 0048505

Work type: Fixed Term, Fixed Term (Periodic)

Location: Parkville

Division/Faculty: Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning

Salary: $96,002 - $103,921 (UOM 7)

Role & Superannuation rate: Professional - Part time - 17% super

The Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network (AURIN) is a project funded by the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) and led by the University of Melbourne (UOM).

About Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network

AURIN is a national e-Infrastructure that links researchers, policy and decision-makers, from academia, government and industry, to data, analytical tools and visualisation components to improve decision making within Australia’s cities and regional areas. AURIN enables researchers to investigate areas such as transport and mobility, housing, employment, population health, liveability, disaster resilience and many others.

About the Role

The Finance Officer will work across multiple projects, ensuring their financial management is reliable, accurate and efficient. AURIN Projects involve professional, technical and research teams and the Finance Officer will enjoy working with many different people.

On a day-to-day basis, the incumbent will develop and maintain robust systems, processes and procedures that: 

  • Ensure accurate and efficient tracking of income, expenses and financial movements across multiple projects, sub-projects, and teams, and;
  • Enable reliable planning, budgeting and forecasting across multiple projects, sub-projects and teams, addressing multiple and varied stakeholder needs, and;
  • Support ad hoc reporting and fiscal enquiries and analysis.

About You

You will have demonstrated experience and sound skills in financial management. This role would suit an experienced bookkeeper or accounting professional.

You will have an eye for detail, strong analytical and problem-solving skills and be able to independently interpret novel situations and provide expert advice on financial matters.

You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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 and generous personal, parental and cultural leave options
  • 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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Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria* (found in the Position Description) for the role.

*For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to

Should you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team at We look forward to receiving your application!

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