If you have an enquiry related to the fees associated with your enrolment or scholarships, please contact Flinders Connect or ring 1300 354 633.


The Finance & Procurement Services assists the University to achieve its goals by providing quality financial services.

Key outcomes

  • Provide leadership to the University on financial management.
  • Provide a finance system to enable processing of financial transactions and creation of financial information.
  • Produce relevant, timely and reliable financial information to assist the University in the effective management of financial resources.
  • Manage the University’s cash and investments
  • Develop and maintain financial policies and procedures and internal control to facilitate the conduct of University business
  • Help ensure compliance with taxation and other financial legislative requirements
  • Provide advice and assistance to the University community on financial and related matters.


Divisional office contacts

If you have a student related query on fee issues and scholarships contact Flinders Connect on 1300 354 633 or email flinders.edu.au/ask.

Chief Financial Officer: Mr Richard Porter B.Ec (Acc), CPA, MBA, GAICD
Tel: (08) (+61 8) 8201  3709
Email: richard.porter@flinders.edu.au

Associate Director, Planning and Performance: Mr Keith Wood
Tel: (08) (+61 8) 8201 3810
Email: keith.wood@flinders.edu.au

Associate Director, Procurement Services: Mr David Paterson
Tel: (08) (+61 8) 8201 2224
Email: david.paterson@flinders.edu.au

Associate Director, Financial Accounting: Sylvia Gutierrez
Tel: (08) (+61 8) 8201 5904
Email: sylvia.gutierrez@flinders.ed.au

Manager, Revenue & Grants Finance: Vacant
Tel: (08) (+61 8) 8201 2847

Portfolilo Support Officer: Mrs Linda Humphrys
Tel: (08) (+ 61 8) 8201 3948
Email: linda.humphrys@flinders.edu.au

Divisional Office: Union Building, Level 0

Refer the Functional Index for who to contact in Finance & Procurement Services.