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Senior Finance and Grants Officer

Apply now Job no: 540803
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional

Classification: ANU Officer 6/7

Classification: ANU Officer 6/7 (Administration)

Salary package: $80,756 - $92,957 per annum plus 17% superannuation

Term: Full time, Fixed Term (7 months)

  • Fantastic opportunity to contribute to work at a School and gain financial grant experience

About Us

The ANU College of Asia & the Pacific (CAP) leads intellectual engagement with the Asia-Pacific region through research, teaching and contributions to public debate, and seeks to set the international standard for scholarship concerning the region. The College hosts the largest number of regional experts and specialist academic programs in the English-speaking world, and plays a vital role in informing public policy and Australia's intellectual engagement with the societies, cultures and economies of Asia and the Pacific.

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The School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet) is a dynamic community of scholars from different disciplines united by our interest in governance and regulation. For the last 20 years, RegNet has focused on improving the governance of major social, environmental, economic, and health issues by developing new ways of understanding and responding to these complex problems. The School is known for its paradigm-shifting conceptualisations of regulation and governance as well as its collegial and interdisciplinary approach to knowledge production and dissemination. The wider RegNet community reflects these values and is comprised of vast and diverse networks nurtured through deep and sustained engagement.

The Opportunity

RegNet is seeking an experienced and motivated Senior Finance and Grants Officer to join us on a fixed term contract for seven months to provide parental leave coverage.

This is the perfect opportunity for either an existing level 6/7 or high-performing level 5 to develop and expand your skill set in a small but high performing School.

This role provides comprehensive, high level support in a diverse range of financial and research funding activities. The financial advice and services includes budgeting, forecasting, report and compliance and fulfils a vital role in ensuring that timely information is provided to colleagues to manage their projects and ensure the School's compliance with regulation. The research aspect of this role includes advice to colleagues on upcoming funding rounds, grant regulations and guidelines and assistance in the preparation of applications and budgets for funding together with post award administration.

The successful applicant will have experience in financial and research funding administration, excellent people skills and a passion for continuous improvement.

To enquire about this opportunity, please contact the School Manager, Ms Danielle Anderson – T: +61 2 6125 3287, E:

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

How to Apply

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful candidate must have rights to live and work in this country and will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process.  An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results. 

Position Description & Selection Criteria

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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