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Chief Financial Officer

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Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional

This is an exciting opportunity for an accomplished senior strategic finance leader, committed to inspiring innovation and excellence at The Australian National University.  

Reporting directly to the Chief Operating Officer, the Chief Financial Officer will play an integral role in ensuring the University is a financially robust and resilient institution. The Chief Financial Officer will lead Finance and Business Services in its support of the University’s strategic and operational goals through the provision of professional financial planning, management and reporting, and business services.

For success in the role, you will bring an appreciation of the changing nature of the Australian higher education sector along with strong commercial and financial acumen which is underpinned by sound ethics, probity, and integrity. With deep analytical and risk management experience, you will also be an entrepreneurial leader with success in managing teams to deliver high quality, customer focused service.

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

For further information and a confidential discussion, please contact Natalie Walker who is assisting the University on this appointment.  

T: +61 (0)424 172 782


Closing Date: Friday, 4 September 2020, 11:55pm AEST.


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