Business Manager, Primary Schools (Western Region & Geelong)
Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time
Applications Close: 25 January 2021
An excellent position has arisen for a Business Manager, Primary Schools to join the team at Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools (MACS) in the Western Region and Geelong
<ul><li>Full-time, ongoing position, located throughout the Western Region of the Archdiocese of Melbourne
</li><li>Do you have 5 years’ plus work experience as a Business Manager / Accountant in education or a similar setting?
</li><li>Are you interested in being a member of a finance team providing accounting and auditing advice/guidance to Primary school principals?
</li><li>Are you a fully qualified CA / CPA?
</li><li>Salary $127,990.31 per annum plus superannuation in accordance with the Superannuation Guarantee Legislation.
</li></ul><p>Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools (MACS) is a dynamic education service provider to 335 Catholic primary, secondary and special schools in the Archdiocese of Melbourne. More than 450 staff work across the head office in East Melbourne and four regional offices in the North, East, South and West. MACS provides services to schools in areas as diverse as Curriculum, RE, Finance, ICT, Marketing and Communications, Student Wellbeing, Legal, Planning and Industrial Relations. This community is committed to the safety, wellbeing and protection of all children in our care. </p><h4>
ABOUT THE POSITION </h4><p>Working within the Business Services Advisory team, the successful applicant will be responsible for providing financial support directly to Principals of Catholic primary schools. The position requires demonstrated knowledge of accounting in an educational or other relevant setting and demonstrated experience dealing with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and Shared Service Centres. Travel to and working on location at approximately 10 primary schools across the Western Region of the Archdiocese of Melbourne and also in our central office in East Melbourne will be required.
</p><h4>TO BE SUCCESSFUL
</h4><p>The successful candidates must possess a Tertiary qualification in business management and / or accounting; full membership to Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand or CPA Australia; experience as a Business Manager of a school or a comparable role in another industry; experience in leading and managing school improvement grounded in the ethos of a Catholic educational environment or similar; ability to develop and lead projects; outstanding communication and relationship building skills with staff, parents, suppliers and other key stakeholders; and a willingness to work independently at 10 primary schools in different locations on a rotating fortnightly basis. Location for work during School holiday periods would be based at the MACS East Melbourne office.
Experience with using (ERP) systems and exposure to a Shared Service Centre (SSC) business model will be advantageous. Previous experience with Technology One and Synergetic also an advantage. </p><p>
The successful applicant will also be subject to a Working with Children Check and a National Police Record Check and also hold a current Victorian Driver’s Licence as travel to approximately 10 schools/locations per fortnight will be required. </p><p>
Applicants must hold full unrestricted working rights for Australia to be considered for this role. </p><h4>SELECTION CRITERIA
</h4><p>Please refer to the relevant position description attached for the Key Selection Criteria.
</p><h4>WHATS IN IT FOR YOU?
</h4><ul><li>Generous salary and conditions
</li><li>professional development opportunities
</li><li>the opportunity for flexible working arrangements
</li><li>enhancing the education of more than 150,000 students.
HOW TO APPLY </h4><p>Apply for this position through the link under "Application Instructions" or via our <a href="https://cem.elmotalent.com.au/careers/careers/jobs" rel="nofollow">Careers Portal</a>. Please find the Position Description attached for further information and application requirements. All MACS vacancies can also be accessed via the <a href="https://www.cem.edu.au/Work-in-our-schools/Job-Search.aspx" rel="nofollow">Job Search</a> tab on the MACS website at <a href="https://www.macs.vic.edu.au" rel="nofollow">www.macs.vic.edu.au</a>.</p><p>Applicants need to provide:
</p><ol><li>a separate statement addressing the Key Selection Criteria
</li><li>a cover letter
</li><li>an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae
</li><li>the contact details for two employment referees (referees will only be contacted with your consent). </li></ol><p>All enquiries can be directed to Paul Broadway at <a href="https://email@example.com" rel="nofollow">firstname.lastname@example.org</a> or (03) 9267 0372.</p><p><b>APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 4 pm Monday 25 January 2021</b></p><p>Recruitment Agencies - thank you for thinking of us, however we do endeavour to fill our opportunities through direct channels wherever possible. If we find that we do need agency assistance, we’ll be in touch.