Business Manager

St Leo's Catholic College (see more jobs from this school)

Wahroonga , NSW 

Business / Finance Manager

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 2 April 2023

The Business Manager is a key member of the College leadership team and is responsible to the Principal for the organisation, execution, and management of non-teaching services at the school.

<p><strong>About Us</strong><br> <br> St Leo's Catholic Catholic College, Wahroonga was founded in 1956 by the Christian Brothers. Since 1983 it has been a Catholic co-educational secondary school situated on the Upper North Shore of Sydney.<br> <br> The College aims to foster individual commitment to the person of Jesus Christ as expressed in the Gospels; promote a climate of love, justice, respect and tolerance for all members of the community; and nourish and enhance the worth and dignity of the individual.<br> <br> It offers a balance of experiences in the spiritual, academic, social, cultural and sporting domains and encourages each student to strive for personal best in all areas by engendering in each student the intrinsic value of learning.<br> <br> <br> <strong>Why join us at Catholic Schools Broken Bay?</strong><br> <br> We value our teachers and school leaders so they can best support every student entrusted to our care to learn and flourish. This is why we have taken the initiative to get ahead of the market and offer the following unique benefits to our staff:</p> <ul> <li><strong>Staff School Fee Discounts:</strong> We are excited to have recently announced that our staff are eligible for a 25% discount on their children's school fees at our schools, pro-rated to their FTE</li> <li><strong>Generous leave benefits:</strong> including paid parental leave, a greater rate of LSL accrual above the statutory minimum, annual leave loading and ex-gratia leave between Christmas and New Year</li> <li><strong>Convenience:</strong> free and ample on-site parking at the school grounds</li> <li><strong>Staff Wellbeing:</strong> We are committed to supporting the overall wellbeing of our staff, so they have the support they need to thrive, grow and serve our students. This is why we are delighted to have recently launched our comprehensive three-tiered staff wellbeing program.</li> </ul> <p><strong>The Role</strong><br> <br> The Business Manager is a key member of the College leadership team and is responsible to the Principal for the organisation, execution, and management of non-teaching services at the school. The Business Manager is also a senior collaborator with other CSBB leaders and is active in all system wide initiatives to improve the planning and management of resources. A CSBB system-wide mindset is absolutely necessary to perform this role.<br> <br> <strong>Key areas of responsibility include:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Providing the College Principal with analysis, insights, and clear recommendations to enhance the Financial Viability of the College.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Ensuring sound resource planning, coordination, preparation and monitoring of the annual College budgets and medium to long term financial planning.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Management of all statutory non-curricular administrative and financial compliance areas.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Management and oversight of facilities, including engagement and supervision of trades people and maintenance contractors.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Leading the promotion of the school to drive enrolments.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Leadership and supervision of all non-teaching support staff.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Collaboration with other CSBB leaders.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Active involvement in all systems wide initiatives to improve the planning and management of resources.</li> </ul> <p><strong>About You</strong><br> <br> You will have tertiary qualifications in finance and/or business management and experience in managing the delivery of finance and administrative services, ideally in an education or NGO environment. You will be an innovative self-starter with a broad interest across a range of business facets and you will have experience managing and leading a team. To be successful you will also:</p> <ul> <li>Support the ethos of Catholic Education</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Possess a high level of knowledge of accounting, finance, business acumen and strategic planning.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Experience using financial applications to support efficient decision making.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Experience in asset management procedures and processes.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Understanding and application of facilities management.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Understanding of governance and compliance</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Experience of current state and national Work, Health &amp; Safety requirements, and legislation.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Understanding of the return on investment in relation to school promotion strategy and increased enrolments.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Demonstrated experience in management and supervision of a multi-disciplined team such as administrative staff, facilities teams, suppliers and contractors.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Possess a high degree of initiative and creative problem-solving skills.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Demonstrated experience working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.</li> </ul> <p><strong>How to Apply</strong><br> <br> If interested, <a href=";Action=U&amp;FOCUS=Applicant&amp;SiteId=1&amp;JobOpeningId=2714&amp;PostingSeq=1">CLICK HERE!</a><br> <br> <strong>Enquiries</strong><br> <br> If you have any enquiries about this role, please do not hesitate to contact the Talent team at <a href=""></a>.<br> <br> For further information working with Catholic Schools Broken Bay at St Leo's, Wahroonga, please check our websites:<br> <br> <a href="">Home - Catholic Schools (</a><br> <br> <a href="">St Leo's Catholic College - A Catholic co-educational secondary College in the Diocese of Broken Bay, Sydney, Australia (</a><br> <br> <strong>New position on COVID-19 vaccinations</strong><br> <br> Given the current management of risks associated with COVID-19 in the community, and the gradual wind-back of some settings, <strong>CSBB has decided to no longer require all staff to be fully vaccinated, effective 19 September 2022</strong>. Staff who are not vaccinated will be required to wear masks when working with children at greater risk of serious illness owing to a medical condition and/or physical disability.<br> <br> <em>Catholic Schools Broken Bay promotes a culture of safety and care for children and young people. The Diocesan Office for Safeguarding Charter provides overarching principles that ensure children and young people are at the centre of the work we do and that every child and young person is encouraged to have a voice and participate in their community to their fullest potential. All employees must be aware of the Diocesan Office for Safeguarding Charter and be committed to organisational child safe standards and practice. Successful applicants for child-related roles must meet the requirements of the Working with Children Check.</em></p>