Student Accounts Officer

Date Posted: 13 days ago
Salary: $70,398 - $81,178 a year

Job Description

Reference Number221198 - Student Accounts Officer

Student Accounts Officer

Finance, Strategy and Business Intelligence

  • Continuing, full-time
  • $ 70,398 to $ 81,178, part time pro rata, per annum (HEO5)
  • Plus 17% employer superannuation. Salary packaging options are available.

The University of New England (UNE), Armidale is a regionally based, globally networked university that is renowned for the quality of its student experience and the excellence of its research specialisations. UNE pioneered teaching to external students making it the most experienced provider of distance and innovative online education. Currently there are over 26,000 students (84% of whom are distance/online students) and approximately 1,200 academic and general staff.

The UNE decadal strategic plan, Future Fit 2021-2030, has been developed to guide the University to deliver on its enduring vision to support the aspirations of individuals in communities, and communities within regions, in a digital age.

Finance, Strategy and Business Intelligence

Finance, Strategy and Business Intelligence (FSBI) consists of three main areas: Financial Services, Procurement and Business Intelligence. The division's vision is for UNE to have an integrated and effective planning, finance and performance management framework that supports the decentralised management of resources, where UNE has the data and analysis needed to achieve excellence. FSBI is recognised for its financial transparency and consistently meets its statutory (and contractual obligations) in relation to financial management probity. FSBI contributes to the strong financial performance of the University, ensuring UNE's finances are sustainable and support the broader vision for UNE to improve the lives of the communities it serves.

About the role

The Student Accounts Officer is responsible for the collection of student fees and the management of the University's student invoicing system in respect of tuition and HECS fees within the Student Information System as well as providing high quality advice, data support and high quality customer service outcomes to students and the University. The Student Accounts Officer is responsible for ensuring all aspects of student fee assessment and invoicing are in compliance with UNE and regulatory requirements; maintaining and reconciling the Student Information System to UNE's Finance applications; and liaising with other central administration services across the University in respect to statutory changes relating to all aspects of student billing.

Skills & Experience

The successful candidate will have demonstrated high-level proficiency in financial and accounting processes, and ability to interpret and apply complex rules, procedures, policies and legislation with a large organisational structure.

They will also have demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills, the ability to work as part of a team and also work independently.

Enquiries and additional information

To discuss this role please contact Marsha Schaefer: phone 02 6773 3691 or email

About Armidale

Living in Armidale you will experience the best of both city and rural living. Enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle with access to shopping, gourmet food, top sporting facilities and cultural delights all for a fraction of the price you'd expect to pay in a major city. You can live in the heart of Armidale or experience the tranquillity of the New England on a rural property.


Closing Date: Midnight, Sunday 5 September 2021

Reference No: 221198

To Apply

Please submit the following documents by clicking the Apply Now button below:

  • Covering letter addressing applicant's suitability for the position based on key functions of the role detailed in the Position Description.
  • Current CV

For further information about this position, please see the Position Description below.

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Equity principles underpin all UNE policies and procedures. As a University committed to engaging a diverse workforce, UNE encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

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