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Chief Financial Officer

  
 
 

Cliff Kaye

Cliff Kaye is the Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Vice-Chancellor's Executive.

The key objective of the role of the Chief Financial Officer is to contribute to managing the University's strategic, commercial and financial risks to ensure it has the financial resources available to optimally support its mission of teaching, learning, research, and engagement, while meeting its compliance and reporting requirements fully and efficiently.

The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for the operations of the Financial and Business Solutions portfolio and is a member of the Enterprise Services Division.

Background   

Cliff has over 20 years experience as a senior executive with a career as a senior finance and transformational leader within public, private, commercial, and values-based organisations, across educational and financial services sectors.

Cliff has a Bachelor of Commerce, a Certificate in the Theory of Accountancy, a Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance (Macquarie University) and a Master of Business Administration (Australian Graduate School of Management).    

Memberships and Affiliations

Cliff is is a Chartered Accountant (CAANZ), a Chartered Secretary (GIA), and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Contact details

Phone: +61 7 4631 2926

Email: CFO@usq.edu.au

Executive Assistant: EACFO@usq.edu.au