UOWD8597 - Senior Credit Controller

Business Unit: Administration
Job Family: Corporate Services
Department: Finance
Contract Type: Limited Contract Full Time
Location: Dubai
About UOWD:

The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) is one of the region’s oldest, most prestigious and forward-thinking tertiary institutions. Our curriculum and teaching practices reflect those of UOW Australia, which constantly ranks among the top 2% of universities worldwide, and are nationally and internationally recognized. Our continuous efforts in providing an education of world-class standards, are evident in our longstanding ranking in graduate employability and also the reason why our graduates are highly sought after by employers.

UOWD is truly a dynamic and diverse institution that offers a broad spectrum of programs in Business, Engineering, Information Sciences as well as Arts, Media and Humanities, aiming to develop graduates who are ethical, agile, technologically literate and ready for multicultural workplaces. Our programs are relevant and industry related with a strong focus on encouraging creative and critical thinking, problem-solving and the development of unique leadership skill sets.

About the Position:

UOWD is seeking applications from candidates to fill the position of Senior Credit Controller.

Reporting to the Head of Finance (HOF), the Student Finance Administrator will be responsible for all student finance related tasks ensuring high levels of customer service are maintained.

Key areas of responsibility include:

  • Maintain the finance system sales ledger accounts for all students
  • Ensure invoice generation is conducted in a timely and accurate manner in accordance with University policies
  • Ensure the allocation of funds received are allocated to the correct student account with the appropriate systems and reconciliations are completed.
  • Oversee and improve the credit control activities to optimise the amount of fees collected in the most efficient and appropriate way.
  • Work with Registry to reconcile students invoiced with student enrolled to ensure accurate billing.
  • Ensure that finance records are updated to reflect the awarding of any bursaries, scholarships or discounts, including arranging any refunds if necessary
  • Work with Student Services to identify students who appear to be having financial difficulties so that appropriate advice and arrangements can be put into place.


  • Undergraduate Degree
  • 5+ years credit control experience in a large / complex organisation
  • Solid analytical and decision-making skills


  • Education sector experience
  • Knowledge and experience in using Oracle
Remuneration and Benefits:

The successful candidates will receive a remuneration package which includes an attractive tax free salary ranging from AED 120,000 - AED 144,000 per annum, 25 working days of paid leave per year, annual air ticket for staff and eligible dependents, private medical insurance for staff and eligible dependents, life & disability policy for staff, professional development assistance, education allowance for up to 3 eligible children and professional development.

UOWD is an equal opportunity employer that attracts, develops, motivates, empowers, and retains a diverse workforce.

Interested applicants must apply before the closing date by visiting our employment website at http://employment.uowdubai.ac.ae. A review of applications will begin after the closing date and will continue until the position(s) are filled.

Closing Date: 22nd May 2022

Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV
2. Passport-size photograph