Finance Systems Manager

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: 31 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.

<h2 align="center"><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14pt"><strong>Finance Systems Manager</strong></span></h2> <p><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>Location:</strong>&nbsp;Manuka, Canberra&nbsp;</span><br><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>Employment Type:</strong>&nbsp;Full-time (first contract term 3 years)</span><br><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>Salary Range:&nbsp;</strong>Grade 6 ($115,470 - $127,013 + Superannuation)</span><br><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>Position number: </strong>#498037</span><br><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>Start Date:</strong>&nbsp;Negotiable</span><br><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>Closing Date:&nbsp;</strong>11.55pm, Sunday 31 October 2021</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">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.</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">CECG has embarked on a holistic Finance Transformation program that 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.</span><br><br><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>About the Role</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">This position will have you as the business owner of our key financial systems and associated processes and controls. Working within this role you will play a critical part to ensure the integrity of our key finance systems, and the management of these systems over our month-end and year-end close periods. Working together with our Finance, ICT and Strategic Program teams, you will also be the SME for business requirements, solutions and testing of changes to our financial systems.</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>Key responsibilities</strong></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Business ownership of our TechnologyOne ERP and associated finance systems.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Ensuring appropriate segregation of duties, security and controls across users of the ERP and associated finance systems.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Stewardship of the Chart of Accounts and system approver hierarchies.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">System availability over month-end and period-end closes.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Identification of future investments required to maintain or improve the quality of our finance systems.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Key SME across CE for any changes impacting on or required to our financial systems.&nbsp; This expertise will span across design, build and test change activities.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Providing training and advice on our financial systems.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Being the key interface between Finance and ICT and our external finance system partners.</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>Essential Criteria</strong></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Relevant exposure to ERPs in other organisations (TechnologyOne preferred).</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Exposure to a range of other financial systems and applications.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Understanding of digital technologies including OCR and RPA.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Have a strong understanding of the control framework required to support financial systems.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Have a strong understanding of finance and accounting, and audit requirements associated with finance systems.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Experience in finance change/transformation programs.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Experience in producing business requirements documents and solution design documents.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Ability to collaborate and develop effective relationships across internal service areas and with external partners.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Highly effective analytical and problem-solving skills.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Time management and high attention to detail.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">The successful applicant will hold tertiary qualifications in Accounting or Business and current membership of a relevant professional accounting body such as CA/CPA</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Be willing to complete an employee suitability check</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><strong>Benefits and Opportunities</strong></span></p> <ul type="disc"> <li><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Competitive remuneration package with access to Salary Packaging</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">The dynamic working environment for you to thrive in a rewarding role</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">Join a team that is committed to high-quality teaching and learning</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt"><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=UFUtVjMtJK32Ie4KLBlEcAbuvDBkIt4tDatnVa3pHDhFMuErgx-Pf16rfQ4Dm10zVGzRwZj7AhiTG753ABQVCbitRPGwkRtBhWHYlSytNjx-87ZvliMr6sc_OWkg3xCDCcwtyHe3z-Pp6BwLIu3cxzQwlvOkUg%7e%7e">Finance Systems Manager - Position Description.docx</a> for in-depth detail regarding the criteria and skill set required.<br><br></em><strong>Application Process</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt">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.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 11pt"><span style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif">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 e</span>mail at&nbsp;<a href="mailto:Recruitment@cg.catholic.edu.au">Recruitment@cg.catholic.edu.au</a>.</span></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/498037/finance-systems-manager">Applicant Information Pack</a></p>
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