Executive Assistant to the Chief Financial Officer

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    The University of Western Australia
    35 Stirling Hwy, Crawley WA, Perth, WA, Australia
    Phone: +61 8 6488 6000
    Web Site: http://www.uwa.edu.au/

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Perth Crawley, WA 



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Job Description:

  • Provide executive support to UWA’s Chief Financial Officer
  • Level 6, full time appointment on a permanent/ongoing basis
  • Base salary range: $83,005 – $87,723 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities.  With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top university.

About the team
The Office of the Chief Financial Officer is responsible for leading the University’s financial strategy and management across the University.

About the opportunity
You will provide executive and administrative support to the Chief Financial Officer, including management and coordination of Executive priorities, as well as taking a lead role in the coordination and maintenance of administrative functions, office systems and procedures to ensure efficient operations for Finance.

About you
You will demonstrate extensive experience in providing administrative support to the executive level of large complex organisations. You will also have exceptional organisational skills and a proven ability to manage competing priorities to meet multiple deadlines. In addition, you will have a commitment to accuracy, experience working in a similar large organisation and a desire to make a difference.

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent competency
  • Substantial relevant Executive Assistant/Administrative experience supporting Executive or equivalent senior personnel
  • Strong digital skills including Microsoft Suite and skilled use of technology to increase efficiency and productivity
  • Highly developed organisational skills and demonstrated ability to set priorities and to meet deadlines
  • Ability to liaise with internal and external stakeholders whilst maintaining confidentiality and discretion

Note: A current National Police Clearance is a requirement for this position.

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description: Download File 509389 - Position description.pdf

You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document. For information to assist you with compiling statements to answer the selection criteria, please visit Addressing the selection criteria.

Closing date: Thursday, 12 May 2022 at 12:00 PM AWST

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

UWA has in place a temporary COVID-19 Premises Access Direction to help protect the University community’s health and safety. This means you will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination status (or have a Vaccination Exemption Statement) as a condition of entry to all UWA buildings and enclosed outdoor structures.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.

  • We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered.
  • UWA has been awarded Bronze Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2021).
  • UWA has also been awarded Athena Swan Bronze Accreditation in 2020.



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