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Deputy Chief Financial Officer

Apply now Job no: 540092
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional

Classification: Senior Manager 4

-      Are you looking for an opportunity to add value to a world-class organisation?

-      Do you excel in stakeholder management and have a curious mind which helps you drive improvement and change?


Australian National University (ANU) is a world-class Higher Education provider and home to some of the world’s most remarkable people; visionaries, influential leaders, researchers and advocates creating impact and change nationally, regionally and globally.


Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, this a rare opportunity for a strategic and operational finance leader- acting as an integral partner across various functional and divisional facets of the University, whilst driving finance transformation, implementation of processes, procedures and systems to ensure ANU reaches its goals and vision.


As a CA/CPA qualified, you are commercially agile and support informed business decision making with sophisticated reporting and rigorous analysis and interpretation.  You offer considerable experience in a senior finance management position within a large and complex organisation, working with senior stakeholders to deliver transformative and efficient financial and operational practices.  In addition to your ability to inspire and motivate a team, you will drive transformation, change and have strong finance knowledge that includes experience in long term business planning, budgeting & forecasting and management reporting.


This is not a staus quo finance role and is a unique opportunity to leverage your commercial acumen and strong business partnering capability to contribute to exceptional financial and strategic outcomes.


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 a confidential discussion and to obtain a copy of the Candidate Information Booklet please contact Sam Ryan at Michael Page who is assisting the University with this appointment.

Sam Ryan, Director

Michael Page

T: 0466 379 136



Closing Date: Wednesday, 21 April 2021

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results.



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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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Updated:  01 February 2019/Responsible Officer:  Director Human Resources /Page Contact:  HR Systems