Director of Business & Finance - Fisher Leadership
Close Date: 11/02/2022
REF: MGSdbf0122
Applications for this listing are closed

Director of Business & Finance

Close Date: 11/02/2022
REF: MGSdbf0122
  • Significant senior role within a high performing school
  • Contemporary finance and business leadership
  • Build on a dynamic and positive culture

The Position
Melbourne Grammar School seeks to appoint a strategic leader to the position of Director of Business & Finance following the announced retirement of the current incumbent, Mr John Jesson, after 22 years of outstanding service.
This is a highly significant senior leadership position and reports directly to the Headmaster.
In addition to providing high level strategic business planning, management and reporting, the Director holds oversight of the business services functions including finance, property, catering, risk and compliance. The Director is a member of the School Executive and has responsibilities to the School Council, most importantly as Secretary.
The ideal candidate will be a contemporary leader, demonstrating broad management experience and strong financial skills.  With demonstrated experience developing and executing complex management and planning initiatives, the appointed person will have the capability to deliver transformational change across an organisation as well as lead a broad portfolio of operational activities.  Displaying an innovative and empowering approach, they will possess sound financial skills combined with strong operational and project management capability. Presenting with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ideal candidate will display high energy and a hands-on approach. The Director of Business & Finance is a highly visible position in the School community and the appointed person will demonstrate an ability to build trust, rapport and develop collaborative working relationships at all levels.
The Organisation
One of Australia’s leading schools, Melbourne Grammar School is a well-resourced school which offers an exceptional and diverse educational experience, framed within a clear set of positive values.
Founded in 1858 and with 1,800 students from Prep to Year 12, Melbourne Grammar is an independent Anglican, day and boarding school rich in tradition and excellence.
The School comprises three campuses, one in Caulfield and two in South Yarra.
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To apply – please click on ‘APPLY NOW’ and using reference MGSdbf0122, address your cover letter and resume to Liz Jones of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.

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