Finance Partner - CEO

Catholic Education Office - Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn (see more jobs from this school)

Manuka, ACT


Business / Finance Manager

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 24 October 2021


In the middle of the vibrant hub of Manuka, you will work with a dedicated team focused on supporting our people to deliver quality education.

<p align="center"><span style="font-size: 14pt"><strong>CEO Finance Partner&nbsp;</strong></span></p> <p><strong>Location:</strong>&nbsp;Manuka, Canberra&nbsp;<br><strong>Employment Type:</strong>&nbsp;Full-time (first contract term 3 years)<br><strong>Salary Range:&nbsp;</strong>Grade 6 ($115,470 - $127,013 + Superannuation)<br><strong>Job number: </strong>#498006<br><strong>Start Date:</strong>&nbsp;Negotiable<br><strong>Closing Date:&nbsp;</strong>11.55pm, Sunday 24 October 2021</p> <p>Catholic Education, Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn (CECG) plays an integral role in education both in the ACT and NSW operating 56 Schools and 8 Early Learning Centres.</p> <p>CECG has embarked on a holistic Finance Transformation program which seeks to uplift the Finance service delivery and ensure continuous optimisation. As a result of the transformation program, several exciting new positions are now available.<br><br><strong>About the Role</strong></p> <p>Working as a Financial Partner within CECG, you will be working within our Financial Planning and Analysis team which is a group of like-minded professionals, working within a fast paced environment. This role will require you to build strong, effective relationships and work closely with the senior stakeholders and CEO executives in the different Service Areas of the organisation. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>Within this role you will provide support and analysis and detailed financial planning to your Service Areas, this will include budgeting, forecasting, performance reporting and other ad hoc requirements.</p> <p><strong>Key responsibilities</strong></p> <ul> <li>Monthly results preparation, analysis and management reporting, including analysis of P&amp;L results during and following period end close, and the preparation of monthly management packs</li> <li>Perform financial budgeting, forecasting, and planning to better enable the organisation to achieve its strategic goals.</li> <li>Perform financial analysis including scenario analysis, sensitivity analysis, driver-based analysis, and other forms of financial modelling.</li> <li>Provide meaningful financial insights to clients through regular and ad hoc management reporting.</li> <li>Support continuous improvement through BAU activities and projects</li> </ul> <p><strong>Essential Criteria</strong></p> <ul> <li>Experience within Financial Planning &amp; Analysis functions.</li> <li>Interpersonal skills and prior experience engaging with leadership and providing timely decision support.</li> <li>Proven ability to access, analyse and interpret complex data enabling robust evaluation, annual planning processes and support continuous improvement of services</li> <li>Proficient in the use of Microsoft applications, including intermediate/advanced knowledge of Excel</li> <li>A strong understanding of financial systems and reporting tools will mean that you are well placed to recommend improvements and optimization</li> <li>Proven effective consultation facilitation effective written and verbal &nbsp;communication skills</li> <li>Ability to develop and manage &amp; influence stakeholders and build partnerships to support effective organisation change</li> <li>Able to communicate complex financial information into understandable insights and advice for stakeholders with non-financial background</li> <li>Financial modelling and business case development skills</li> <li>Time management and high attention to detail</li> <li>The successful applicant will hold tertiary qualifications in Accounting or Business and a current membership of a relevant professional accounting body such as CA/CPA</li> <li>Be willing to complete an employee suitability check</li> </ul> <p><strong>Benefits and Opportunities</strong></p> <ul type="disc"> <li>Attractive remuneration package with access to salary packaging</li> <li>Opportunity to progress and upskill</li> <li>Positive and collaborative work culture</li> <li>Immediate start available for suited candidates</li> </ul> <p><em>Please refer to the <img src="https://az29734.vo.msecnd.net/static/people/icons/icon_file_small.gif" alt="Download File">&nbsp;<a href="https://secure.dc2.pageuppeople.com/apply/TransferRichTextFile.ashx?sData=UFUtVjMtGN4qMKdAv7VOPjsdZ_054DKRCLpq6BvEm9Y4jTqLU1FlHhr22Tl8_FdxqE5hamzr1q7PXIUY924y5oNZNIbv3VIo9DZgRGriIOir4yiIj3J3moXw__fIyhbpR50t2qRQYip8yQMUzimsgjMpTHABnw%7e%7e">CEO Finance Partner - PD.docx</a> for an in-depth detail regarding criteria and skill set required.<br><br></em><strong>Application Process</strong></p> <p>Applicants will be required to submit a covering letter outlining briefly the qualifications, skills and experience section in the&nbsp;position description and a current resume.</p> <p>For further information about the role and Catholic Education Archdiocese of Canberra &amp; Goulburn please visit the <a href="https://cg.catholic.edu.au/">website</a> and position description.&nbsp;If you have any questions contact the Recruitment Team on&nbsp;02 6234 5427 or via email&nbsp;<a href="mailto:Recruitment@cg.catholic.edu.au">Recruitment@cg.catholic.edu.au</a>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><br><br><p><img src="https://az29734.vo.msecnd.net/static/people/icons/icon_file_small.gif" alt="Download File">&nbsp;<a href="https://careers.cg.catholic.edu.au/cw/en/PositionDescriptionDocument/498006/finance-partner-ceo">Applicant Information Pack</a></p>
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