About the role
There is an exciting opportunity for you to join the Advancement team at the University of Melbourne as our Head, Financial Operations. This role is responsible for leading the Gift Processing function for University of Melbourne Advancement (UOMA) at a very exciting time: as the University heads into the final phase of the Believe Campaign. Gift Processing, is a donor centric team that provides a range of high-quality services to external supporters of the University across the gift lifecycle from the processing of all donations through to donor impact reporting.
As Head, Financial Operations you will be responsible for managing and responding to University financial requirements, such as budget setting, monitoring and forecasting. You will also provide leadership in the area of financial operations and work to develop, build and maintain a number of business-critical internal and external relationships for Advancement.
You have an undergraduate degree in a related field (Accounting/Finance) with Post Graduate Qualifications (CPA/Institute of Chartered Accountants) considered an advantage. You will have at least 5 years experience in a senior finance position in an Advancement or Fundraising context.You will offer innovative thinking in regard to donations and gift processing, driving process improvements and creative approaches to problem solving.