Queensland University of Technology

Job Description

  • $85,857 to $92,964
  • Fixed-term, full-time
  • Gardens Point (hybrid option available)


Who are we looking for?

We are seeking a Budget Analyst to join Faculty Operations, Faculty of Business and Law, Academic Division.

The Budget Analyst contributes to the preparation of budgets and financial management documentation across various business units and projects within their client portfolio. This role encompasses budgeting, forecasting, reporting, monitoring and analysis of accounts, reconciliations and journal entries. This position collaborates with staff within the Faculty and other Divisions to provide timely, accurate and high-quality advice to academic and professional staff and management, enabling them to make informed financial and resource decisions. This position reports to the Faculty Finance Manager for career planning, development, and performance expectations.

We’re offering this role as a hybrid position as part of QUT’s commitment to embracing the opportunities created by a more virtual and connected world.

Real world impact

QUT is a major Australian university with a global outlook and a ‘real world’ focus. We are an ambitious and collaborative institution that seeks to equip our students and graduates with the skills they will need in an increasingly disrupted and challenged world.

About the area

Faculty Operations sits within the Faculty of Business and Law, Academic Division and is responsible for

The Faculty of Business and Law comprises the QUT Business School and QUT Law. Widely recognised for yielding career-ready graduates, industry engagement, and relevant high-quality research, we prepare learners and communities today for the real world of tomorrow.

Led by the Executive Dean and the Faculty Leadership Team, the Faculty of Business and Law is committed to real-world learning and research excellence, supported by our deep industry engagement and extensive global connections. Our commitment to inclusivity and belonging encourages our staff and learners to achieve their full potential.

With a balance of theory and practical experiences, our business and law courses are developed and delivered in consultation with industry and the professions, ensuring our learners develop the skills and knowledge they need to ethically and sustainability shape the future. Our graduates are critical and creative thinkers, embracing diverse perspectives and equipped for self-leadership and life-long learning.

Our discipline schools are established with affinities that promote integration and collaboration in teaching and research, providing a sustainable foundation upon which to build areas of strength.

These include:

  • School of Accountancy
  • School of Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations
  • School of Economics and Finance
  • School of Law
  • School of Management
  • Graduate School of Business


Our researchers collaborate in specialised research groups within and across disciplines. The Faculty of Business and Law hosts centres specialising in impactful, industry-connected research and engagement addressing the future enterprise, health law, decent work and industry, entrepreneurship, environmental law, law technology, econometrics, behavioural economics, consumer and stakeholder engagement and more.

The QUT Business School is the first Australian business school to earn accreditation with all three of the world’s leading international quality assurance agencies: AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA. Less than 1% of business schools globally have achieved triple accreditation, and we are proud to be a part of this distinguished group. With a similarly long and esteemed history, QUT Law is also extensively involved in delivery of commercial and continuing education programs including practical legal training, satisfying the requirements for admission to professional legal practice.

QUT Law and the QUT Business School have built strong national and international reputations for excellence and impact, delivering exceptional real-world opportunities for our learners, industry partners, and community. We attract high-quality domestic and international participants, with over 15,000 learners studying across single or double undergraduate degrees, postgraduate coursework and research degrees, and executive education.

What you need to succeed

  • Education, training and/or relevant experience equivalent to completion of a degree in a related discipline with relevant work experience in financial administration.
  • Demonstrated extensive experience in the management of financial accounts, budgets and forecasts and maintenance of accurate financial statements and records.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide accurate advice on financial and other data in a clear and concise manner to a variety of stakeholders.
  • Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills with demonstrated ability to gather and integrate information from a number of sources to enable accurate and strategic decision making.
  • High-level written and verbal communication skills with the ability to quickly establish rapport and manage collaborative working relationships, engage with a diverse client group and work effectively in a high performing team.
  • Advanced digital literacy skills, including demonstrated ability to successfully use spreadsheets and accounting systems including Oracle financials or similar.



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