21 Mar 2020

Permanent Associate Finance Business Partner for Faculty of Medical Health Science

The University of Auckland – Te Whare Wananga o Tamaki Makaurau – Posted by University of AucklandAnywhere

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Job Description

The Associate Finance Business Partner will provide management accounting and business partnering services to faculties/large scale research institutes/service divisions (business units) working in collaboration with the Financial Business Services team.  This includes advice, analysis and provision of management and financial information, budgeting and forecasting and business case support with an approach that is proactive and focusses on problem-solving.

This role will use its in-depth knowledge and understanding of business units to provide proactive insight and decision support at both strategic and operational levels.  The role will work closely with the Financial Business Services team to ensure consistency and implementation of key organisational initiatives, as well as working closely with business unit stakeholders to deliver business and financial strategy and ultimately improve business performance.

To be successful in this role:

  • you will need to be tertiary qualified and preferably hold relevant industry qualifications
  • it would be an advantage to have relevant experience in a similar role or similarly large, complex organisation
  • your ability to build robust relationships with multiple stakeholders whilst managing expectations will be key to your success in this position
  • experience in working with large ERP systems, preferably PeopleSoft or Hyperion
  • skills and experience in continuous improvement initiatives

Position Description

Please note the position available is located in the Faculty of Medical Health Sciences located in Grafton.

Additional Information

About us

The University of Auckland is a truly great place to work. The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading university. We employ more than 5400 academic and professional staff to support over 41,000 students, making us one of NZ’s largest employers.

Our finance team is responsible for facilitating and supporting informed financial decision-making through delivery of timely and accurate information, resulting in a sustainable and viable university. This requires the finance department to influence and monitor compliance with university policies, government guidelines and to achieve the targets set by the university council and external stakeholders.

How to apply

Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of Sunday, 29 March 2020 to be considered. Please include a cover letter outlining what strengths you would bring to this position.

The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment. For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTQITakatāpui+, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz.


How to Apply

In order to apply you will first need to register with the University by completing an online user profile via their website. APPLY NOW by clicking HERE to register with the University's website. Please combine your cover letter and CV as one document when submitting your application. To successfully download the full Job Description you should ensure you have pop-up blocker disabled and file downloads enabled (in Internet Explorer enabling file downloads is done by navigating to Tools > Internet Options > Security > Custom Level and select radio button to enable File Downloads). If you are experiencing difficulty in any aspect of the application process or if you do not receive a confirmation email that you have applied for a role, please contact recruitment@auckland.ac.nz or Phone 09 923 1115. Applications close: Sunday 29th March, 2020

Job Categories: Financial Accounting and Reporting. Job Types: Permanent.

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