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Executive (Finance), Experiential Learning (1 year contract)

Experiential Learning

The Executive will support the Manager, Experiential Learning, to manage and drive the department’s finance-related matters and administration to ensure the effective operations of the department.

Job Description

College of Interdisciplinary & Experiential Learning

 

To support the mission of the University, the SUSS Core provides a transformative experience for all SUSS undergraduates by focusing on educating the whole person – cognitively, socially, and creatively. SUSS will be launching a new suite of core courses to equip students with a set of values, skills and knowledge to develop them into adaptive and resilient global citizens who are able to meet the challenges of the 21st century. These courses aim to enable our students to appreciate complex issues in local and global contexts, enhance their understanding of individuals, communities and relationships, and empower them to contribute meaningfully to society through interdisciplinary approaches and experiential learning.

 

Many of the wicked problems in society today require interconnected and interdependent perspectives and collective collaboration. The SUSS Core enables students to thrive in a VUCA world by equipping them with interdisciplinary & experiential learning tools and processes, enabling students to synthesise knowledge from multiple disciplines to address complex issues. Above all, we deepen students’ socio-cultural competence and social responsibility to the local and global community through sustainable, reciprocal engagement with partners on real-world issues.

 

The successful candidate will:

  • Support the department’s finance (Accounts Payables and Account Receivables), workflow, sponsorship, grants, and funding matters (including student-related).
  • Support the department’s budget preparation, financial audits and year-end closing activities, and data and reporting to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Support Insurance Case Management for Student Travel Insurance.
  • Support department events and activities.
  • Assist with other tasks and duties as assigned by immediate supervisor, as well as participate in university-wide projects and activities.

Job Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree (preferably in a related field) with 1-2 years of professional experience.
  • Strong analytical, communication and presentation skills. Good teamwork and interpersonal skills; and a high level of integrity.
  • Strong coordination, administrative and organisational skills, with the ability to manage and work independently.
  • Proficient in Microsoft 365. Experience in funding management process and software, i.e. Tableau and SAP will be an advantage.

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