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Management Accountant Glen Iris VIC

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Korowa Anglican Girls' School

Korowa Anglican Girls' School Glen Iris VIC Australia

4 months ago

• Full-time, fixed term position
• 12 month contract with possibility of ongoing
• Generous employee benefits

Korowa Anglican Girls’ School is seeking a Management Accountant, preferably with experience in a school environment, to oversee the management accounting and internal financial controls of our school. Your expertise in budgeting, financial analysis and forecasts will be pivotal in supporting the continued financial ability of our School, enabling us to continue our tradition of providing a quality education for girls’.

Reporting to the Finance Manager, you will also be responsible for delivering the finance projects associated with getting the current finance function to a mature state.

As a member of staff at Korowa, you will enjoy generous employment benefits, including use of the School’s state of the art Sports and Wellbeing Centre, with access to the fully equipped workout zone and pool facilities.

Key responsibilities include:
• Support the Finance Manager to create... an effective finance function by driving the completion of the finance projects associated with a mature function
• Ensure the integrity of the general ledger and subsidiary systems
• Create and deliver a month-end routine, including preparing reports, journals and balance sheet reconciliations
• Develop and prepare monthly and ad-hoc management and board reports
• Review, analyse and communicate the financial impact of business decisions/initiatives across the School, incorporating impacts into forecasts and future budgets, as appropriate
• Manage the budgeting and forecasting processes
• Prepare financial statements, regulatory submissions and compliance reporting
• Manage cash projections and cash flows

The successful applicant will demonstrate:
• A commitment to the School’s Values; Courage, Respect, Integrity and Service
• Strong technical skills, particularly in relation to Australian Accounting Standards
• Systems experience in at least a 2nd tier ERP, ideally Synergetic
• The ability to analyse information, recommend and implement solutions to accounting and finance matters
• 3-5 years experience working as a Management Accountant, or similar role, preferably in a school environment
• Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting or Finance
• CPA/CA qualified or working towards
• A high degree of confidentiality and discretion
• Meticulous attention to detail
• A proficiency in the use of digital technologies, in particular Excel for performing high level analysis of financial data
• A willingness to work collaboratively with key stakeholders, as well as working autonomously as required
• A positive, can-do attitude and approach to situations

All applicants must hold or be willing to apply for a Working with Children Check clearance, and have the right to live and work in Australia

Applications are to be addressed to the Principal and should include a cover letter outlining your suitability to this role

Applications close Monday 29 May 2023, 8.00am or unless vacancy is filled prior. Only applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted with regards to the progress of their application

Korowa Anglican Girls' School is a child safe employer and is committed to the welfare of children and their protection. All potential employees and volunteers will be required to comply with the School's Child Safe Policy and Code of Conduct. Applicants will be required to undergo police and background checks in accordance with this policy
Glen Iris VIC Australia

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