Finance Manager - Education

Job details

Location: East Melbourne
Salary: 140,000.00
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 97269
Posted: 11 months ago

Job description

Key Points: 

  • Ability to work with financial and non-financial stakeholders and influence 
  • Need to be both commercially minded and compliance focused and able to work autonomously 
  • Need to have full Victorian driver’s license and your own vehicle as this role is 90% visiting different sites either in the Northern suburbs, Western Suburbs, Eastern Suburbs or South Eastern suburbs of Melbourne  




Charterhouse are currently working with a well-known organisation in the education sector in search for a hands-on Finance Manager/Business Manager. The position is based in Greater Melbourne and has been created through a recent transformation project designed to better empower education focused business units.  



Key Responsibilities: 

  • Review working capital/cash flow forecasts prepared by shared services.
  • Prepare annual budget and manage cash flow.
  • Monthly analysis of budget to actual and actioning any remedies.
  • Review of Annual Financial Statements.
  • Coordinate and develop strategic planning for finance and stakeholders.
  • Board financial presentations regarding current financials and future proposals.
  • Develop and monitor approved capital budgets, as well as managing capital projects.  



Key Requirements: 

  • Be fully CA/CPA Qualified. 
  • Have a full Victorian drivers license and your own vehicle (for visits to stakeholder sites nearby in the North of Melbourne). 
  • You will have a background in a complex education, government, public sector or not-for-profit organisation - and experience in Financial Control, Audit or Business Services would be beneficial 
  • Proven experience in mentoring others is a must (both with financial and non-financial backgrounds),
  • Experience with large ERP systems Technology One would be beneficial
  • Possess relevant experience as a business partner providing financial support to non-financial stakeholders (preferably within the services sector).
  • Have excellent communication and stakeholder management skills. 


Culture and Benefits: 

  • Ethical and diverse culture 
  • Ongoing development 
  • Autonomous role located in your preferred area of Melbourne (North, East, West (incl. Geelong, or South East Suburbs) 
  • Salary packaging (up to $16k)  

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