Massey University

  • Senior leadership role providing trusted financial and strategic advisory services
  • Highly collaborative and innovative role leading budget development and management reporting
  • Hybrid and flexible working arrangements

About the role

  • Full Time, Fixed Term (up to 5 years)
  • Senior remuneration package in the range of $236,406 to $295,508 (including superannuation)
  • Location negotiable

Charles Sturt University is embarking on a period of transformation as we embed a culture of excellence across all aspects of the University’s operations and support even higher levels of achievement in our regional communities.

In the newly created role of Deputy Chief Financial Officer, you will be pivotal in delivering against our strategy by providing trusted strategic advisory and reporting services to key stakeholders.

With a broad span of responsibility, you will develop the annual University budget and long-term financial forecasts, and support evidence-based decision making through the delivery of contemporary management and performance reporting.

You will work closely with the Chief Financial Officer and act in this position when required.

About you

You are an experienced financial professional with a history of developing and delivering budget and forecasting solutions in large complex organisations.

With an agile mindset and a strong focus on responding to and meeting business needs, you have demonstrated experience leading dispersed teams to oversee the management accounting, reporting, and analysis functions across a large organisation.

As a seasoned senior leader, you have significant experience in setting and delivering corporate objectives and goals, creating high performing environments for individuals and teams, and engaging and negotiating with influence to support decision making and accountability.

The location

We welcome candidate applications from outside our campus locations, including from major capital cities, to apply for the position of Deputy Chief Financial Officer.

The role will combine both on-campus collaboration and flexible work arrangements. Our campuses are in some of Australia’s fastest growing regional cities which offer a unique work-life experience, with access to the best of city living and the benefits of a regional lifestyle.

Campus locations :

  • Albury-Wodonga
  • Bathurst
  • Dubbo
  • Orange
  • Port Macquarie
  • Wagga Wagga


Charles Sturt University offers a variety of benefits for staff including flexible andhybrid working, generous leave options, salary packaging and sacrifice options , sporting facilities (pool, tennis courts, fields) and car parking on our campuses, onsite childcare facilities on some campuses, and we support workplace giving to a range of charities and our staff give program which funds student scholarships.

Visit our website to learn more about our great range of employee benefits .

About us

We are a university of the land and people of our regions. True to the character of regional Australia we have gumption, we have soul and we collaborate with others.

We develop holistic, far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish.

The Wiradjuri phrase yindyamarra winhanganha means the wisdom of respectfully knowing how to live well in a world worth living in.

This phrase represents who we are at Charles Sturt University our ethos. It comes from traditional Indigenous Australian knowledge, but it also speaks to the mission of universities to develop and spread wisdom to make the world a better place.

Harnessing technology, we thrive as a distributed yet connected community, welcoming and engaging with people across Australia and the world.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. This is demonstrated through our Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award and our participation as a member in the Australian Workplace Equality Index.

Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles);

people who identify as LGBTIQA+; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

To apply

Click the Apply button and complete your application online, and address the selection criteria in the position description and upload your CV.

If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us .

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Further information

Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting :

Michelle Moore Chief Financial Officer Ph : 02 6338 6353

Closing Date : 11 pm, 8 April 2024


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