Business Manager - Xavier College

Xavier College - Llandilo (see more jobs from this school)


Business / Finance Manager

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 4 December 2023

Join Xavier College as our next Business Manager and make a Positive Impact within our school community!

<p><b>Location: </b>Xavier College - Llandilo</p><p dir="ltr"><strong>The School&nbsp;</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">Xavier College is known for being a school where curiosity, imagination and love of learning are treasured. Students are nurtured and encouraged to be engaged and committed learners who develop skills in creative and critical thinking, and independent learning. The College motto – ‘For the Greater Good’ – comes from the Latin word ‘Magis’, meaning ‘more’. It provides a challenge for our students to live out their lives in such a way that the greater good is the key for making choices. Our patron, St Francis Xavier, used this phrase more widely to mean the universal good, or the better choice.&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>The Organisation&nbsp;</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">Xavier College is proud to be part of the Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CSPD). The Diocese is a system of 83 schools with over 5000 employees, committed to responding to the needs of students in a world that is changing rapidly. 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">Our ideal candidate will have significant experience in school or business operations with a focus on finance, using financial accounting systems such as Technology One, and working closely with diverse groups of administrative staff. You will be comfortable liaising with senior stakeholders across the organisation, providing pertinent and meaningful reporting and information on your schools.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>The successful candidate will be accountable for:</strong></p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Partnering with the School leadership team to ensure the effective functioning of the School&nbsp;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Managing the day to day business, financial and administrative functions of the School and working with CSPD/CEO functional units to ensure smooth daily operations&nbsp;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Coordinating the effective management of school non-teaching human resources to support the learning agenda&nbsp;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Ensuring up-keep and improvement of physical assets such as buildings, plant, ICT and equipment, (including maintaining asset registers). Enabling uninterrupted use of equipment/facilities which are fit for purpose</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Coordinating the preparation and monitoring of operating (opex) and capital (capex) budgets. Reporting actual results at least monthly to school leadership team and CEO Finance&nbsp;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Managing the collection of school fee debts, working closely with the central office collection unit (SFLU) in the application of Policy&nbsp;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Ensuring the school’s compliance with CSPD system Policies &amp; Procedures such as governance, finance, procurement, P&amp;C, WHS, including satisfying internal and external audit requirements&nbsp;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Development of School community relations ensuring the reputation and standing of the school is maintained and enhanced<br><br></p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><strong>&nbsp;What's in it for you?</strong></p> <ul> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Make a valued contribution and develop skills in a community-based industry</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Attractive salary plus superannuation, with the option of salary packaging&nbsp;</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>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</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Appropriate demonstrated experience&nbsp;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Adaptability and an ability to navigate changing/transforming environments&nbsp;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">The ability to work under pressure and to manage multiple campuses&nbsp;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills&nbsp;</p> </li> <li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc"> <p dir="ltr">First rate attention to detail and compliance</p> </li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Interested?</strong></p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Apply today!</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">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 CSPD’s Child Safeguarding Procedures and Code of Conduct When Working With Students and Children. A Working With Children Check is mandatory for all roles within CSPD. For more information, please visit The Office of The Children’s Guardian<a href=""> here</a>.</p> <p dir="ltr" style="text-align: center"><em>CSPD promotes the safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and those from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.</em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>