Director of Finance & Operations

Independent, co-educational, Jewish Day School, Make a difference at both an operational & strategic level, We are a Jewish school, though you do not need to be Jewish to apply.

Are you looking for a role where you can make a difference at both an operational & strategic level

Are you interested in partnering with our academic leadership team to achieve outstanding educational and financial outcomes

We are seeking a highly qualified and experienced leader to join our Strategic Advisory Team and School Executive.

This position reports to the Principal and involves the leadership of the business and financial affairs of the School. The Director of Finance and Operations also holds the role of Board Secretary and is responsible for the management and reporting of our Finance, Operations, Administration and Information Technology teams.

Applicants should have significant experience working in finance and be a qualified Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) or equivalent. Prior leadership experience within an educational setting is also important.

We are looking for someone who possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Sound strategic thinking and decision-making skills and the ability to manage resources efficiently, effectively and sensitively
  • Understanding of the political, economic, social, legal and technological environment within which educational institutions operate
  • Strong relationship building skills and the ability and willingness to partner with academic and non-academic staff to achieve positive outcomes for the school
  • Ability to evaluate and analyse management strategies that support effective curriculum and learning development, and understand the nature of effective schooling in the 21st century
  • Ability to manage the finance and business interests of the school
  • Ability to lead and manage staff towards being effective contributors to the operation of the School and to each do their job well
  • Ability to communicate with parents, colleagues and students in a compassionate and professional manner

All applicants are required to have a valid Working with Children Check (WWCC) clearance.

Applications close Tuesday 7 April 2020

23/03/2020 $0 CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs 1 Accounting
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