As the Capital Accountant in CQUniversity’s Financial Services Division, Jessica is part of a dedicated team that helps CQUniversity’s goals come to fruition. Since completing her Accountancy degree in 2009, Jessica has stayed on with CQUni and worked hard to reach her own personal goals, placing a strong importance on a healthy work-life balance.
What is your first memory?
When I got my first dog, Patch he was a little Jack Russell. He is the reason I have such a love for dogs now.
Are you a CQUni Alumni? If so, what did you graduate in?
Yes, I am a CQUni Alumni, I graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor of Accounting.
What is the best part about being at CQUni?
Being a part of the CQUni family is a major achievement for myself. A career goal for me was always wanting to one day end up working in a large organisation to grow my career with the knowledge and expertise from great people around me, and here I am with endless professional development opportunities and support from colleagues.
What do you love most about your role?
I am part of the Budget Team in Financial Services Division and in my role, as Capital Accountant, I get to meet a lot of wonderful people who work at CQUni and find out all of the interesting projects the university is doing.
What is a motto or phrase that you live by?
Whatever you decide to do, make sure it makes you happy.
The weekend is free – what do you do?
Spend time with my partner out in the boat, fishing or camping.
Jamie Oliver is coming for dinner – what do you make for him?
This would be one of my dreams come true! I love to cook, especially food that I grew up with. My grandmother is Maltese, so I would have to cook him a big bowl of homemade ravioli or chicken spaghetti.