School Finance Manager

Due to increasing demands for our services, we are seeking an experienced Finance Manager to join our team.

School Finance Manager

Due to increasing demands for our services, we are seeking an experienced Finance Manager to join our team.

Job Type: Full or Part Time

Location: Australia

We can accommodate both full-time and part time hours. The work will be varied, working with multiple clients and could include:

  • management of a school’s financial requirements
  • covering periods of leave for school Business Managers or Accountants
  • implementing improvements to systems and processes
  • month end board reporting
  • business analysis and reporting
  • forecasting profitability and cash flows
  • financial year end ready for audit
  • annual budgets
  • statutory requirements including student census and government financial reporting

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • a desire to work as a “hands on” accountant
  • the ability to work on site at schools as required
  • appropriate accounting qualifications
  • a sense of urgency coupled with a high degree of accuracy
  • an ability to think logically and problem solve
  • working within a team environment with a willingness to assist others within the team
  • a genuine respect for people’s beliefs as many of our clients are faith-based schools
  • a high level of initiative, sound judgement
  • the ability to manage highly confidential information
  • ability to work with more than one client at a time and able to prioritise workloads to meet multiple deadlines
  • highly developed communication skills, both written and verbal
  • a high level of computer competency for both the Microsoft Office suite and accounting packages
  • a strong knowledge of accounting principle

Demonstrated experience in a school setting in a similar role is highly desirable.

A large percentage of the work will be completed from your home office; however, you may be required to travel to different client sites, as some of the work may be on client premises. Some regional and interstate travel may also be required.