Finance Manager

Tranby College is a co-educational Uniting Church school comprising of students from Kindergarten to Year 12. Located within the Settlers Hills Estate in Baldivis, one of Perths fastest growing suburbs south of the river, the College campus enjoys an attractive green aesthetic with excellent facilities. The College is an accessible and inclusive community in which student learning and wellbeing are paramount. All members of the College are committed to providing a holistic, rigorous and student centred curriculum that seeks to create independent learners, balanced with the tolerance and respect valued as a Uniting Church community.


The College has an exciting opportunity for an experienced full-time Finance Manager. This role is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Finance Department and, in conjunction with the Business Manager, oversees the financial, resource and business management of the College, and associated entities, in accordance with policy, legislative requirements and within budgetary constraints.


The successful candidate will:

  • Have at least 5 years experience in a similar role;
  • Experience working within the education industry (desirable);
  • Have relevant tertiary qualifications, in accounting or commerce and demonstrated equivalent experience, knowledge and skills;
  • Good analytical skills with an ability to identify and solve problems;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to successfully communicate and liaise with people at all levels, both internal and external to the College; and
  • Good understanding and demonstrated working knowledge of relational databases (preferably CIVICA Maze/CE Billing and Finance or Synergetic).


The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Ensure the timely and accurate preparation of compliance and statutory returns for Australian and State Governments and statutory bodies for submission by the Business Manager. In particular: Financial Questionnaire, Annual Accountability Certificates, Census, Grants Accountability Certificates, SES data, State bi-annual Census, Student Address data, Australian Tax Office BAS Returns, PAYG Reconciliation and Monthly Salary Packaging reports;
  • Prepare monthly management reports for Board and Committee meetings;
  • Identify and enact cost efficiencies and process improvement opportunities throughout the College;
  • Oversee and monitor payment of accounts, payroll and the Colleges superannuation obligations;
  • Oversee the debt collection process, including liaison with parents and stakeholders;
  • Assist the Business Manager with the preparation of Annual Budgets, cash flow forecasts and monitoring of performance;
  • Ensure financial and administrative functions are performed in an efficient and timely manner by managing workloads, monitoring and developing work systems, determining priorities, and developing and implementing policies and guidelines;
  • Manage ancillary operations including Canteen and Uniform Shop in conjunction with the Business Manager to ensure financial and customer outcomes in accordance with the College Board;
  • Ensure an effective, efficient and cooperative interface between administrative staff and teaching staff and between administrative staff and the College community and members of the public;
  • Process and monitor all insurance claims including Workers Compensation;
  • Control and management of the Colleges asset register, including random stock takes; and
  • Preparation of annual audit documentation and management of the annual audit process.


Applications close:  5pm, Wednesday 25 March 2020


23/03/2020 $0 Perth 1 Accounting
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