Permanent
Sydney
Close Date: 03/02/2019
REF: CAAerc0119
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Head of Education Risk and Compliance

Permanent
Sydney
Close Date: 03/02/2019
REF: CAAerc0119
  • Unique opportunity in high profile professional body
  • Champion tertiary education quality standards
  • Drive excellence in accreditation and compliance

The Position

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) is seeking a highly experienced leader to fill the role of Head of Education Risk and Compliance (HERC). This newly created position, based in Sydney, will lead the effective implementation of best practice governance and compliance frameworks to deliver the Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting and to ensure CA ANZ adheres to all relevant accreditation and regulatory requirements.

Reporting to the Head of Risk and Compliance, the HERC will proactively partner with the Group Executive of Education and Learning and be a member of the Education and Learning Leadership team, She/he will drive the preparation of high-quality governance documentation that supports the effectiveness of the Education Board. This role will also oversee the preparation and submission to all external higher education compliance reporting requirements such as the Tertiary Education and Quality Standards Authority (TEQSA); Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA); and, NEAS Education Quality Assurance.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate experience of working as a senior leader in education regulation, governance, compliance and risk management preferably in the Australian tertiary education sector. A proven working knowledge of the TEQSA Higher Education Threshold Standards is essential with superior stakeholder management and 360-degree communication skills. The ideal candidate will be a collaborative leader, proactive in building the reputation and standing of the organisation, through highly effective partnerships including at Board level, with the organisation-wide risk and compliance team and external stakeholders.

The Organisation

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand is a professional body which supports 117,000+ diverse, talented and financially astute members on how to utilise their skills to contribute to the prosperity of its nations. The organisation employs 450 people in 14 locations across Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Asia. There are 18,000 students of the Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting each year.

CA ANZ prides itself on its diverse team of high performing individuals with an aim to ensure that all of its employees feel comfortable to bring their whole selves to work and create a workplace that encourages the true spirit of ‘Creating prosperity for everyone.’

We welcome applications from women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles), Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

For further information regarding the organisation please visit: www.charteredaccountantsanz.com.

To apply – please click on ‘APPLY NOW’ below, using reference CCAerc0119, addressing your cover letter and resume to Mira Bacelj of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.

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