Business Manager

Marist College Eastwood, a Catholic Secondary School for boys in the Archdiocese of Sydney, imbuing the faith life, values, work ethic and pragmatism of St. Marcellin Champagnat, seeks to employ a suitable person for the role of:

Business Manager
Commencement Date: Term 1 2020 (or sooner by negotiation)

Marist College has seen an increase in enrolment in the last two years. With an increased cohort, a broader subject selection and therefore the creation of more teaching and learning roles, the College is preparing for an innovative future. Recent collaborative work and community consultation has delivered the Marist College Eastwood Strategic Implementation Plan. In shaping Marist College over the next five years, we seek people to join and embrace our particular Catholic Marist Community, one which is eager to display the strong traditional and reliable attributes and tenants in boys education, as well as embracing exciting facilitation and learning in state of the art curriculum and pedagogical delivery. With a deliberate focus on student achievement, teaching and learning methodology, school wellbeing, faith development and school building programs, we aspire to attract candidates who will help bring about for our students A Daring Faith, A Dynamic Education and A Holistic Personhood.

Located close to Eastwood Station, bus stops and shops, Marist College Eastwood is easily accessible to students from both the local area and the broader Sydney region.

Key Selection Criteria

The successful applicant will be a highly effective leader who demonstrates the following:


  • The ability to be able to demonstrate support for the Catholic ethos.

  • Knowledge of, and experience in, day to day accounting procedures, financial management and strategic development including: accounts payable and receivable, banking procedures and reconciliation, preparation and presentation of monthly reports, asset management, risk management, budget preparation and management, and financial statements. Critical to the role is the ability to put in place debt recovery strategies that respect the dignity of families.

  • Demonstrate an ability to plan, organise and manage maintenance, building and renovation projects to budget and of high quality.

  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills in order to relate to a variety of audiences.

  • Demonstrated high order leadership skills, with the ability to build an effective team to achieve the organisations goals.

  • Demonstrated high order organisational, planning, and communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop effective relationships with key suppliers and contractors.

  • Ability and experience to oversee Work Health & Safety (WHS) legislative requirements.

  • Possess a high work ethic and committed to excellence.


  • Degree Qualifications in Accounting and/or Administration.

Applicants MUST include the following information as part of their application:

  • A letter introducing yourself and an outline of the reasons for your interest in the position (1x A4 page maximum).

  • Curriculum Vitae outlining qualifications and experience.

  • A statement addressing the Essential Criteria for the position as outlined above.

  • The names and contact details of 3 referees including current or most recent employer.

The successful applicant will be required to hold and maintain a valid Working With Children Check from the Office of the Childrens Guardian.

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