Business Manager

Western Suburbs Melbourne Permanent
  • Leading business partnering role working within the education sector
  • Management of multiple sites located in the Western suburbs

About Our Client

The organisation is a large education business that is the governing body for multiple schools across Australia. This role will oversee a number of entities in the Western Suburbs.

Job Description

  • Prepare annual budget, financial forecasts and manage cashflow ongoing.
  • Monthly analysis of budget to actual based on management reports and action any remedies.
  • Review and sign-off on Annual Financial Statements as primary financial qualified personnel.
  • Coordinate and develop strategic plan in relation to buildings and facilities in alignment with the school's master and maintenance plans in sync with the relevant teams.
  • Develop and analyse school fee structures and advise options to Principal.
  • Development and presentation of finances and finance proposals as determined by Principals/leadership.
  • Oversee the annual audit and all external audit requirements.
  • Assist, mentor and develop School Administration Staff.
  • Assist Principal with managing the overall financing and budgeting of staff.
  • Ensure relevant Federal, State and Local Government legal and funding requirements are adhered to.
  • Assist with supplier contract negotiations.
  • Liaise with shared services team leaders to manage delivery timeframes and communications with schools.
  • Other duties as required by the Executive Director.

The Successful Applicant

  • CA/CPA Qualified
  • Experience as a Business Manager of a school or a comparable role in another industry.
  • Experience in leading and managing school improvement grounded in the educational environment.
  • Ability to develop and lead projects.
  • Outstanding communication and relationship building skills with staff, parents, suppliers and other key stakeholders.
  • Technology One software experience preferable but not essential.
  • A full unrestricted current Victorian Driver's License and access to a reliable vehicle.

What's on Offer

The client is paying market rate for this role and will offer a level of flexibility.

Robert Husbands
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Phone number
+61 3 8640 3226

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Robert Husbands
Consultant phone
+61 3 8640 3226
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