Financial Services

Financial Accounting

Areas of Responsibility

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  • Preparation of the University's Annual Financial Statements;
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  • Liaison with the Tasmanian Audit Office;
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  • Monitor changes to accounting standards to ensure reporting is in line with current standards;
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  • Preparation of specific purpose financial reports for University Committees;
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  • Preparation and/or approval for release of all external financial reports;
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  • Development and maintenance of financial reporting accounting policies;
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  • Review of the trial balance to ensure integrity of data in the accounting system;
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  • Provision of support and advice to staff across UTAS regarding accounting matters, including the correct use of the chart of accounts;
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  • Reconciliation of the financial asset register with the University's asset register;
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  • Arrange and co-ordinate asset valuations as required.

Financial Accounting area is also responsible for the Chart of Accounts (COA) Reference Guide (PDF File 670 KB) .

The University's Financial Statements form part of the UTAS Annual Report. Copies of these reports dating back to 1997 are available on the University Council section of the website.