Finance Manager - Fisher Leadership
Close Date: 20/09/2019
REF: MGSfin0919
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Finance Manager

Close Date: 20/09/2019
REF: MGSfin0919
  • Key professional service role within a prominent independent school
  • Drive operational excellence in services and processes
  • Build on a high-performance culture

The Position
Melbourne Grammar School is seeking to appoint an experienced financial professional with CPA or ICAA qualifications to assume day to day control of the financial operations of the school.
Responsible for a team of 5, you will report to the Director of Finance & Administration and will have gained significant business experience in a corporate or not for profit environment with the demonstrated ability to manage and lead a team for successful outcomes. With a strong understanding of accounting principles, you will have expertise in budgeting, the delivery of management reporting and preparation of financial accounts.  Excellent computer literacy skills, supported by exposure to general ledger and payroll systems,  are required. Previous experience in a similar role in an educational environment would be an advantage.
The ideal candidate will possess outstanding written and verbal communication skills to build strong stakeholder relationships across a wide cross section of key contacts. With an exacting attention to detail and commitment to quality work outcomes, the appointee will display high energy and a practical approach with strong organisational, planning and analytical skills.  Understanding of GST, FBT and accounting standards, particularly as they apply to not for profit entities, will be highly regarded.
The Organisation
Melbourne Grammar School (MGS) is one of Australia’s leading independent schools, with a tradition of excellence extending over more than 160 years.
MGS is committed to the holistic development of young people by providing an effective, challenging and transformative learning environment, framed with a clear set of positive values.
With over 1,800 students from Prep to Year 12, MGS is an independent Anglican, day and boarding school.
The School comprises three sub-schools in Caulfield and South Yarra.
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To apply – please click on ‘Apply online’ using reference MGSfin0919, addressing your cover letter and resume to Liz Jones or Lesley Lightfoot of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.

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