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Finance Services

Financial Support

Function Leader: Urania Stamios

Financial Process & Technology - Sharon Post
Finance Analyst Support - Urania Stamios
Finance Helpdesk - John Bayas
Accounts Payable - John Bayas
Finance Services Team - Domenic Armenio
Accounts Receivable - Kavitha Peddi-Muralidhar

  • Manage accounts payable 
  • Process customer billing
  • Manage accounts receivable
  • Purchases goods & services
  • Processes credit card expenses
  • Processes expense reimbursements
  • Financial Process & Technology
Financial Planning & Analysis

Director: Lynette Petrie

Finance Strategy & Planning - Monica Romero​
Strategy 2025 - Stephanie Tucker
Group Management Reporting & Analysis - Lynette Petrie

  • Provide organisation-wide financial management strategy 
  • Provide strategic management and commercial support 
  • Student load planning, workforce planning, business case viability guidance 
  • Provide advice on grant balances and treatment of any surplus/deficit 
  • Prepare calculations to advise on total payroll costs for staff charged to research projects   
  • Ensure timely billing of granting bodies 
  • Ensure timely allocation of interest to projects where applicable 
  • Preparation of finance reports for submission together with progress reports 
  • Prepare budgets 
  • Prepare forecasts 
  • Perform non-research general accounting 
  • Provide management reports & analysis 
Treasury, Investments and Insurance

Director: Andrew Fellowes

  • Perform treasury activities
  • Perform insurance activities
  • Manage investments 
Financial Control & Compliance

Director: Catherine Yeung

Group Financial Control - Catherine Yeung
Group Research Finance - Marie Saparamadu
Accounting Support Team - Payam Ahmadi

  • Performs statutory financial reporting
  • Manage policy, financial compliance 
  • Financial process control
  • Provide specialist advice and support including tax
  • Manages financial data integrity
  • Manages tax compliance
  • Research Finance
  • Accounting Support
Faculty & Divisional Business Partnering

Senior Finance Business Partners:

STEM - Daniel Lipman
HASS​ - Joanne Herron
Divisions - Savvas Christou​

  • Provide senior level business and finance advice to faculties and divisions 
  • Oversee all elements of each faculty and division financials
  • Conduct financial modelling and analysis
  • Prepare budgets and forecasts
  • Provide management reports & analysis 
Procurement & Travel

Director: William Bailey

  • Partner with the business to deliver procurement activity for value >$350k including:
    • ​Phase 1- planning & strategy development
    • Phase 2- approaching the market and evaluation
    • Phase 3- entering into negotiations and recommend suppliers
    • Phase 4-  facilitate contract execution and handover to Accounts Payable
  • Responsible for travel procurement and operations across the University
  • Provide support and advice for activities <$350k
  • Establish competitive panels for staff to access prequalified UNSW suppliers
  • Provide access to prequalified suppliers through Government panel arrangements
  • Provide guidance on negotiations with suppliers <$350k
  • Develop contract management plans
  • Provide trend analytics for spend by category and supplier
  • Identify opportunities for sustainable practises and lead modern slavery supply chain initiatives
Business Support

Function Leader: Victoria Edwards

  • Manage the day to day operational activities of Finance
  • Provide a central point of support for all administrative processes
  • Support business activities by providing expertise across all professional service functions
  • Delivery of operational business planning and process improvement
  • Support workforce management and planning and capability development


Finance staff interviews

Finance End of Year Town Hall December 2017

Staff Interviews - December 2017

Four UNSW Finance staff members share their 2017 achievements and what they are looking forward to in 2018.


Staff Interviews - September 2017

Four UNSW Finance staff members share a little bit about their roles and what they are looking forward to as we move towards oneFinance.



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