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Finance Officer - Accounts Receivable

  • Are you a professional Finance Officer looking for a new challenge?
  • Are you looking to gain experience in the not for profit sector and in a sporting organisation?
  • Part- time position (20 hours per week) with great company benefits and a supportive team environment!

UQ Sport

UQ Sport is an independent, not-for-profit organisation responsible for the promotion of sport, physical recreation and the benefits of a healthy lifestyle within The University of Queensland (UQ) and broader communities. We deliver over 380 diverse programs to students, staff and alumni of the University and general public.

UQ Sport, winner of the 2016 HRD Bronze Employer of Choice award, employs over 70 permanent staff and more than 260 casuals at UQ’s St Lucia and Gatton campuses. As an employer we pride ourselves on our commitment to achieving work life balance through flexible working arrangements, health and wellbeing initiatives, and providing a fun and supportive environment.

The role

We are seeking an analytical and detailed-oriented Finance Officer – Accounts Receivable for our finance team! Reporting to the Finance Manager, you’ll be responsible for the timely collection, processing and validation of financial information. Our supportive working environment will see you grow and develop professionally. The position would be ideal for a hardworking and reliable team player.

Duties and responsibilities

The role is responsible for the collection, processing and validation of financial information in an accurate and timely manner; deliver effective accounts receivable activities; assisting in end of month and reconciliations activities as well as supporting day-to-day general operations and provide training and advice to UQ Sport staff of matters relating to financial procedures.

Skills and experience

You will have previous experience/knowledge of financial processes, strong attention to detail and demonstrated ability to exercise discretion with confidential information. You are self-motivated, energetic and have well-developed communication and customer service skills. Your exceptional people skills will see you integrating well within the organisation and effectively dealing with finance enquiries.


  • FREE access to all UQ Sport venues
  • FREE entry to group fitness programs
  • Discount on a range of UQ Sport offerings
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Access to fully subsidised income protection
  • Annual Leave Loading (17.5%)
  • Additional paid leave over the Christmas break

How to apply

Applications close COB Sunday 16 September 2018. To apply please email your resume and cover letter outlining how you meet the essential requirements as listed in the position description to hrapplications@uqsport.com.au.

To be considered for this role you must submit a cover letter outlining how you meet the essential criteria in the position description. In order to appoint this role ASAP, high quality candidates may be contacted for interview immediately.

For further information, please contact Kelly Shen, Finance Manager at kellys@uqsport.com.au.