St Cyprian’s School seeks to appoint a Head of Finance and Operations to its team from 1 June 2021 (starting date negotiable).
The ideal candidate, who reports to the Principal, will be a chartered accountant, solutions oriented, inventive in adopting best-practice processes, have more than 10 years’ business experience at a senior level as a financial manager or director, and have a proven track record in small to medium enterprises as a leader of various operational processes in an organization.
The role of the Head of Finance and Operations includes:
Implementation and oversight of all financial management relating to the school and its various entities
Oversight of legal, statutory and risk and compliance processes
Oversight of outsourced services and providers as well as procurement processes
Management of finance team and relationship with auditors and other external providers and/or specialists
Oversight and direct reporting line into finance and operations of ancillary processes, including catering and estate management.
The successful candidate will:
Have an ethical, professional approach to business and the rules and regulations that govern the accounting and reporting sector as well as conduct themselves in accordance with the school’s values
Have strong financial and information technology skills
Be able to make well considered decisions and work independently
Have strong organizational, planning and time management skills
Be experienced in leading teams and creating a productive and happy work environment
Be a good communicator and work alongside a variety of stakeholders including the Principal, senior management team, Council, parent community, and staff
Interrogate and implement best practices to benefit school, staff and parent body
Actively contribute to the advancement of the school’s vision and values.
St Cyprian’s School is on a journey of Transformation and the successful incumbent will be expected to contribute positively to this journey.
Qualified, interested candidates who are interested in pursuing a career in a dynamic and energetic environment are requested to submit a letter of motivation along with a detailed curriculum vitae to the Principal, Shelley Frayne, email@example.com by Monday, 8 February 2021. Failure to meet the minimum requirements will result in disqualification. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for further discussions.
St Cyprian’s School is a proud, independent school committed to equity and belonging, embracing and advancing diversity. We have a strong anchor that connects our Anglican tradition, values and heritage and we are a place that welcomes all faiths. It is from this frame that we grow and hone purpose, intellect, character, and agency in our students.