Finance Partner - CEO

Catholic Education Office - Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn (see more jobs from this school)

Manuka, ACT 

Finance / Accounts

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 6 February 2022

In the middle of the vibrant hub of Manuka, you will work with a dedicated team focused on supporting our people to deliver quality education.

<p align="center"><span style="font-size: 14pt"><strong>CEO Finance Partner&nbsp;</strong></span></p> <p><strong>Location:</strong>&nbsp;Manuka, Canberra&nbsp;<br><strong>Employment Type:</strong>&nbsp;Full-time (first contract term 3 years)<br><strong>Salary Range:&nbsp;</strong>Grade 6 ($118,011- $129,808 + Superannuation)<br><strong>Job number: </strong>#498438<br><strong>Start Date:</strong>&nbsp;Negotiable<br><strong>Closing Date:&nbsp;</strong>11.55pm, Sunday 6 February 2022</p> <p>Catholic Education, Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn (CECG) plays an integral role in education both in the ACT and NSW operating 56 Schools and 8 Early Learning Centres.</p> <p>CECG has embarked on a holistic Finance Transformation program that seeks to uplift the Finance service delivery and ensure continuous optimisation. As a result of the transformation program, several exciting new positions are now available.<br><br><strong>About the Role</strong></p> <p>Working as a Financial Partner within CECG, you will be working within our Financial Planning and Analysis team which is a group of like-minded professionals, working within a fast-paced environment. This role will require you to build strong, effective relationships and work closely with the senior stakeholders and CEO executives in the different Service Areas of the organisation. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>Within this role you will provide support and analysis and detailed financial planning to your Service Areas, this will include budgeting, forecasting, performance reporting and other ad hoc requirements.</p> <p><strong>Key responsibilities</strong></p> <ul> <li>Monthly results preparation, analysis and management reporting, including analysis of P&amp;L results during and following period end close, and the preparation of monthly management packs</li> <li>Perform financial budgeting, forecasting, and planning to better enable the organisation to achieve its strategic goals.</li> <li>Perform financial analysis including scenario analysis, sensitivity analysis, driver-based analysis, and other forms of financial modelling.</li> <li>Provide meaningful financial insights to clients through regular and ad hoc management reporting.</li> <li>Support continuous improvement through BAU activities and projects</li> </ul> <p><strong>Essential Criteria</strong></p> <ul> <li>Values aligned to the vision and mission of Catholic Education.</li> <li>Experience within Financial Planning &amp; Analysis functions.</li> <li>Interpersonal skills and prior experience engaging with leadership and providing timely decision support.</li> <li>Proven ability to access, analyse and interpret complex data enabling robust evaluation, annual planning processes and support continuous improvement of services</li> <li>Proficient in the use of Microsoft applications, including intermediate/advanced knowledge of Excel</li> <li>A strong understanding of financial systems and reporting tools will mean that you are well placed to recommend improvements and optimization</li> <li>Proven effective consultation facilitation effective written and verbal &nbsp;communication skills</li> <li>Ability to develop and manage &amp; influence stakeholders and build partnerships to support effective organisation change</li> <li>Able to communicate complex financial information into understandable insights and advice for stakeholders with non-financial background</li> <li>Financial modelling and business case development skills</li> <li>Time management and high attention to detail</li> <li>The successful applicant will hold tertiary qualifications in Accounting or Business and a current membership of a relevant professional accounting body such as CA/CPA</li> <li>Be willing to complete an employee suitability check</li> </ul> <p><strong>Benefits and Opportunities</strong></p> <ul type="disc"> <li>Attractive remuneration package with access to salary packaging</li> <li>Opportunity to progress and upskill</li> <li>Positive and collaborative work culture</li> <li>Immediate start available for suited candidates</li> </ul> <p><em>Please refer to the&nbsp;<img src="" alt="Download File">&nbsp;<a href="">CEO Finance Partner - PD.docx</a>&nbsp;for an in-depth detail regarding criteria and skill set required.<br><br></em><strong>Application Process</strong></p> <p>Applicants will be required to submit a covering letter outlining briefly the qualifications, skills and experience section in the&nbsp;position description and a current resume.</p> <p>For further information about the role and Catholic Education Archdiocese of Canberra &amp; Goulburn please visit the <a href="">website</a> and position description.&nbsp;If you have any questions contact the Recruitment Team on&nbsp;02 6234 5427 or via email&nbsp;<a href=""></a>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p><br><br><p><img src="" alt="Download File">&nbsp;<a href="">Applicant Information Pack</a></p>
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