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Kerrie Parker
Kerrie Parker
Chief Financial Officer  

Contact Details:

Phone:  +61 3 9244 6232

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) has overall responsibility for the effective management of financial operations within the University; the finance function in all Portfolios; Commercial Management and Investments.

The vision for the CFO Group is to become a progressive enabler that provides financial and business leadership, support and oversight to the University by working closely with all Portfolios.

The Portfolio carries out the following responsibilities: (Click on the below Tabs for further information)

Corporate Finance

  • Accounting issues and standards advice, account reconciliation, financial compliance and internal control framework
  • Investment and treasury management
  • Statutory reporting
  • Accounts payable, accounts, receivable, cashiering and fixed asset management
  • Oversight and management of the Deakin's financial systems
  • Taxation compliance services and advise

Financial Resources Management

  • Production of the University's annual budget and three year financial plan
  • Framework, process and provision of advice to Faculty and Portfolio finance staff regarding budgets, forecasts and financial management reporting
  • Production and analysis of University management and committee reports
  • Delivery of accurate quarterly University forecasts
  • Long term financial planning and scenario modelling

Commercial Management

  • Business case and due diligence reviews of major projects
  • Financial advice, modelling and evaluation of new initiatives
  • Provision of commercial information and advice on key activities impacting the University
  • Development of and reporting from the costing system
  • Evaluation and monitoring of new and continuing courses, course prices and performance
  • Monitoring performance of Deakin Residential Services Pty. Ltd. including NRAS applications and new facilities

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