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 Reference Guide (PDF File 585 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.