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  • The University of Western Australia (M323), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

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Biography

Andrew Brown is currently working as a Finance Officer for the UWA Business School.

Key roles and responsibilities include preparing reports for the Business School management, ensuring the Business School’s finance operations comply with the University’s financial policies and procedures, assisting in the preparation of the School’s budget and providing advice on financial matters to all areas within the Business School.

Before joining UWA, Andrew worked for more than 9 years in hotels, first as a Finance Officer then Accountant for properties located in South West WA, Perth, Mandurah and Kalgoorlie. Some of the duties in these roles included; budget preparation, calculating monthly and end of year financial results, preparing management reports and supervising Accounts Officers. During this time Andrew organised the budget, finance systems and operations for the successful opening of The Sebel Mandurah and later worked on the sale of the hotel.

Prior to working in hospitality, Andrew worked overseas managing a regional airport terminal in Canada and analysing rail line access problems for London Underground in the UK.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Commerce (Economics and Law), Curtin University of Technology

Certificate IV in Financial Services (Finance/Mortgage Broking), Archer College

Previous positions

Senior Accountant, Accor Hotels (Ibis Perth, Ibis Styles Kalgoorlie), 2012 - 13

Hotel Accountant, Mirvac Hotels (The Sebel Mandurah), 2009 - 12

Hotel Accountant, Mirvac Hotels (Citigate Perth), 2007 - 09

Hotel Accountant, Mirvac Hotels (Quay West Resort Bunker Bay) 2004 - 07

Finance Officer, Mirvac Hotels (Quay West Resort Bunker Bay), 2004

Terminal Manager, Canadian Western Airlines, 2003

Contracts Administrator, London Underground, 2001 - 02

Equipment Finance Officer, BankWest, 1999 - 2000