Finance Officer

RMIT University

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Europe: Barcelona
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Education & Training

Vacancy Type
  • Facilitate the delivery of financial services including accounts payable, accounts receivable, month and year end accounting adjustments
  • High level proficiency in English and some ability in Spanish (beneficial)
  • Fixed Term contract, 0.5 FTE (18,000 Euros per annum)

The Organisation

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.

The University’s mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, quality teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for students, getting them ready for life and work. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally-focused graduates.

RMIT Europe, based in Barcelona is a coordinating centre for extending RMIT University's international engagement, and strategically growing our collaborative research and mobility activity in Europe, which is led by the Executive Director, Europe. It facilitates RMIT's engagement with European universities and industry partners, and supports trans regional collaborative projects, with a particular focus on partnerships across Europe, Australia, Asia, and Latin America.

The Role and Your Responsibilities

The Finance Officer will see you responsible for providing effective support to the Company Accountant to facilitate the delivery of financial services including accounts payable, accounts receivable, inter-company reconciliation, month and year-end accounting adjustments and contribute to the improvement of internal processes. In addition, you will support the financial management of RMIT Europe, the incumbent will also be responsible for providing assistance and support the Planning and Resources Team with a range of administrative tasks.

Skills & Experience Required

The successful candidate will show:

  • Financial skills and experience and a demonstrated capacity to deliver effective processes and systems.
  • Excellent organisation skills, including the ability to manage time and meet deadlines with strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work as an effective and collegiate member of a team as well as independently under general supervision.
  • Good analytical, conceptual and problem solving skills with the ability to identify potential issues and suggest issue resolution.
  • Well-develop communication skills, including the ability to draft documents and interact positively with colleagues and clients, both internally and externally.
  • High level computer skills, including spread sheet database and word processing programs (Microsoft Office).

Qualifications and Requirements

  • A tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline and at least 2 years’ experience in a financial role.
  • High level proficiency in English with some ability in Spanish beneficial.
  • Eligible to legally work in Spain.

To Apply

For further information or to view a position description please visit and search using job reference number 585515. 

 RMITE Finance Officer PD.pdf

Applications close on Friday 14th February.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.


Trans and Gender Diverse applicants

Inclusion is at the durrung (or heart) of who we are. We aim to create an environment where staff and students who identify as trans and gender diverse feel supported to succeed and belong.

We recognise the challenges faced by the trans and gender diverse community when applying for a new role.

At RMIT, we aim to support you from the start. Our Talent Acquisition team are active members of the RMIT Ally network.

For enquires or support through the application, recruitment and onboarding process, applicants who identify as trans or gender diverse are invited to contact Mat Lewis at

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