Primary School Business Manager

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

North Parramatta, NSW 

Business / Finance Manager

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 27 November 2022

We are offering an exciting opportunity for a Primary School Business Managers to join our team!

<p><b>Location: </b>the Catholic Education Office, Diocese of Parramatta</p><p dir="ltr">The Catholic Education Office (CEO) provides exceptional service and support to partner with CEDP schools and enable the achievement of their vision and purpose. We are offering an exciting opportunity for several Primary School Business Managers to join our team.</p> <p dir="ltr">Our ideal candidates have significant experience in school or business operations with a focus in finance, using financial accounting systems such as TechnologyOne, and working closely with diverse groups of administrative staff. You will be comfortable in liaising with senior stakeholders across the organisation, providing pertinent and meaningful reporting and information on each of your schools. We are keen to engage with candidates who are active and enthusiastic professionals who are keen to be members of our school communities and who are willing to uphold school and Catholic values.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Primary School Buisiness Managers work across several neighbouring schools within general locations.</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">Note, where possible, CEDP will endeavour to place successful candidates in their preferred location. However that cannot be guaranteed. CEDP reserves the right to modify locations/schools as candidates and circumstances require.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>What's in it for you?</strong></p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Further develop your skills in a community based industry<br><br></p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Attractive salary plus superannuation, with the option of salary packaging<br><br></p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Opportunity to work closer to home<br><br></p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Staff parking available<br><br></p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><strong>About the opportunity:</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">Reporting to the Schools’ Finance manager, you will join the Finance &amp; Administration team, who’s central offices are at Parramatta. However nearly all your time will be spent supporting a number of schools on their individual sites. More specifically you will be accountable for:</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Providing high level operational finance support to school-based staff and developing, implementing and reviewing school finance procedures and processes<br><br></p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Giving direction on school fees, billing and collections<br><br></p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Analysing results and budgets and advising school staff on appropriate strategies for improved management including reforecasting<br><br></p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Working through procurement and contract issues with staff and CEO<br><br></p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Working with the school and CEO managers on planning facilities issues (major and minor capital works)<br><br></p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Assisting with school compliance to system policies &amp; procedures<br><br></p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>What you will bring:</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">To be successful you will demonstrate alignment to our purpose and values, together with:</p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Tertiary qualification in the relevant areas of study or <br><br></p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Appropriate demonstrated experience<br><br></p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Adaptability and an ability to navigate changing/transforming environments<br><br></p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">The ability to work under pressure and to manage multiple schools<br><br></p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills<br><br></p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">First rate attention to detail and compliance<br><br></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 student centric digital transformation.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Interested?</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">This position will bring you in contact or close proximity with students. 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.</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 CEPD go to<a href=""></a> or follow us on LinkedIn.</p> <p dir="ltr">A Working With Children Check is mandatory for all roles within CEPD. For more information, please visit The Office of The Children’s Guardian<a href=""> here</a>.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>About us:</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">At Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) we are committed to responding to the needs of our students in a world that is changing rapidly. With 5 thousand 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&nbsp; 45 thousand 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>
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