Management Accountant

Catholic Education Office - The Diocese of Parramatta (see more jobs from this school)

North Parramatta, NSW


Finance / Accounts

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 29 November 2021


As part of the mission of the Catholic Church in the Diocese of Parramatta, the Management Accountant works within Financial and Administration Services to support the delivery of a range of accounting services and financial support across CEDP.

<p dir="ltr"><strong>Management Accountant | Finance and Administration Services&nbsp; | Education&nbsp;</strong></p> <ul> <li dir="ltr">Flexible Working Arrangements</li> <li dir="ltr">6 Month Contract with Potential to Extend</li> <li dir="ltr">Convenient Parramatta location&nbsp;</li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc">&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p dir="ltr">At Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) we are committed to responding to the needs of students in a world that is changing rapidly. With over 5,000 passionate employees located across 83 primary and secondary schools, we have the intent and the resources to transform the learning and unlock the full potential of each of our 40,000 plus students. We are always on the lookout for top talent to help us achieve our strategic goal of inspiring the future, through quality catholic schooling and by strengthening the professional lives of our employees.</p> <p dir="ltr">The Finance and Administration team is part of the Catholic Education Office (CEO) located in Parramatta and we aim to provide exceptional support to schools to ensure that CEDP achieves its strategic goals.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>About the opportunity:</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">Reporting to the Financial Planning and Analysis Manager, we’re looking for an experienced Management Accountant to join the team on a full time temporary basis of 6 months.</p> <p dir="ltr">The focus of your role will be to ensure the business has accurate, timely and insightful information to manage and drive the performance of the organisation. More specifically you will:</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Prepare and deliver month end management reports with insightful commentary on performance</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Review and update monthly capital expenditure forecasts</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Coordinate the preparation of the annual budget and monthly forecasts with relevant head office departments</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Proactively engage with key stakeholders, effectively communicating financial results and driving accurate forecasts</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Analyse and interpret data to improve the financial performance of the organisation</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Assist in the development and implementation of effective and efficient reporting tools</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Develop and maintain KPI reports</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Develop financial models in response to ad-hoc reporting requirements&nbsp;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Identify and implement improvements in finance procedures and management reporting to improve efficiencies while still mitigating financial risks</p> </li> </ul> <p><strong>About you:</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">To be successful in this highly rewarding role you will demonstrate alignment to the purpose and core values of CEDP along with:</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Strong analytical capabilities and technical accounting skills&nbsp;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Exposure to Tech One or any large ERP (eg SAP)</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Team player with the ability to effectively communicate and influence a variety of stakeholders</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Adaptability and the drive to follow tasks through to completion both accurately and to required timeframes</p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Qualifications and Experience</strong></p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Relevant tertiary qualifications</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">CA/CPA qualified</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Experience in Bi reporting Tools desirable</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Ideally exposure to large and complex organisations&nbsp;</p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr">We believe that our employee community is a key strength of our organisation and we aim to attract the best talent to achieve our strategic goal of being leaders in quality, faith-based education and an Employer of Choice in our sector. Our leaders create inclusive teams and value the individual contributions of our employees. We champion quality education and lead the way in innovation and inspiring the future.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Interested?</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">This position involves working with children. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory employment screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Police Check, retention of a valid Working with Children Check and adoption and compliance with CEDP’s Child Safeguarding Procedures and Code of Conduct When Working With Students and Children. For more information, please visit The Office of The Children’s Guardian here.</p> <p dir="ltr">CEDP promotes the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as well as people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Apply today!</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">If you are determined to make a difference and want to join a diverse organisation committed to transforming lives through faith-based education, click on the APPLY button.&nbsp; To find out more about CEDP go to<a href="https://www.parra.catholic.edu.au/"> https://www.parra.catholic.edu.au/</a> or follow us on LinkedIn.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
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