Business Support Assistant

Job Description

About this Opportunity
  • Continuing, Full Time
  • Facilities Management
  • CQUniversity Rockhampton
  • Higher Education Worker Level 5
  • Total Remuneration $85,830 to $96,549 pa (including salary of $72,528 to $81,586 plus 17% superannuation and leave loading)

Join an organisation with an unbreakable belief that quality education, training and research should be available to everyone – regardless of background, location or life circumstances.

Working at CQUniversity

CQUniversity’s Facilities Management Directorate (DFM) team is responsible for matching the planning and management of the University estate – including buildings and assets – with CQUniversity’s strategic vision. As a Business Support Assistant, you will be an essential part of DFM, ensuring the seamless execution of financial and administrative tasks that keep our operations running smoothly.

In this role you will be responsible for undertaking financial and administrative duties within allocated timeframes to meet strategic objectives. You will assist with budget preparations and reviews, ensure accurate financial record-keeping, and provide administrative support to the Executive Support Officer and wider DFM team. To excel in this role, you will possess a strong foundation in financial management and accounting, coupled with adept administration skills.

We are seeking a dedicated and detail-orientated individual to join us in providing essential financial and administration support services. You will be the heart of our team, working collaboratively to ensure the efficient functioning of the DFM.

Be Rewarded
  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • Generous carers, maternity and paternity leave
  • 17% superannuation (with the choice of joining an award-winning superfund)
  • Flexible and inclusive work / life balance
  • Fantastic staff professional / career development opportunities
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program
Position Requirements
  • Have completed a relevant qualification combined with 3-4 years of experience or an equivalent combination of experience/education; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Understanding of financial management and accounting concepts and processes and an ability to acquire knowledge of CQUniversity’s financial policies and processes.
  • Proven ability to organise work, meet deadlines and resolve problems with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated analytical ability and proven ability to develop refined and accurate documents including reports, memorandums, letters and email correspondence.
  • Skilled in computer operations, demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of business support software such as word processing, spreadsheets, database systems, email and corporate finance systems.
Position Description

For further information about this position, please refer to the Position Description.

Apply today for a career that changes lives

Applications Close: 11:59pm, Sunday, 10 September 2023

Job Requisition ID: 3692

Contact Details: 

Vicki Lawrie


When submitting your application, please include: Your Current CV or Resume, and a 1-2 page Cover Letter highlighting your relevant skills, experience and suitability for the position. Please note, applicants for the position must have full time work rights.

CQUniversity is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes diversity in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and CQUniversity’s domestic and international student graduates with post-study work rights are encouraged to apply.