Senior Management Accountant (12 month fixed-term contract)

  • Immediate Start
  • Office located in Leichhardt
  • Closing Date – 19 May 2019

Sydney Catholic Schools (SCS) is seeking an experienced Senior Management Accountant to take charge of its financial reporting and analysis requirements. Reporting to the Financial Controller, in this role, the successful candidate will have the critical and integral task of assessing current systemic budgetary processes, analysing current data against best practice accounting practices and the organisational mission, developing a new process and finally implementing the new process systemically using dynamic change management training methods and stakeholder management. By incorporating “best practice” budgeting techniques, this role will drive positive change and improve the financial literacy of SCS leadership and staff.

The successful candidate will also be involved in the following:

  • 2020 budget prepared and delivered
  • On time monthly reports and forecasts
  • Submission of papers for the Leadership Team and Board to the CFO for review by the required dates
  • Champion and drive positive change both within Finance and Sydney Catholic Schools
  • Staff development
  • Day-to-day management of one direct report
  • Provide regular reporting to senior SCS management (including schools) on the financial status of organisation

The successful candidate will have:

  • Broad management and accounting background at a middle-management/senior level with some staff supervision and direction experience
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy, good judgement showing logical decision making and a hands-on approach
  • Experience with Tech One financial software highly desirable
  • High level Excel skills
  • High level verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly analytical with experience in interpreting and explaining financial concepts and results to staff with a non-finance background
  • Knowledge of current accounting standards and practices
  • Formal Qualifications in Business and/or Management
  • CPA/CA qualified

To apply, please click ‘Apply Here

Closing date: 19 May 2019

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