Senior Financial Accountant

  • Carey Baptist Grammar School
  • Kew VIC, Australia
Full time Non-Teaching Professionals / Managers Administration / Clerical Other

Job Description

Carey is currently seeking a professional and enthusiastic Senior Financial Accountant to join our Finance Team. 

The Senior Financial Accountant, reporting to the Finance Manager, is responsible for generating the School’s financial reports, preparing annual budgets, fulfilling obligations related to tax and statutory reporting, and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the finance section.

This newly created permanent position is a great leadership opportunity to within the finance team.


About you

To be successful in this position, you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in accounting and/or business with advanced excel skills
  • CA/CPA qualified with at least 5 years post-qualification experience
  • Demonstrated experience in mid-level to senior staff management role
  • Technically experienced in budgeting/forecasting, analysis, and financial modelling
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, mentor and manage a team to drive performance, drivedevelopment of system capability and undertake succession planning
  • Strong negotiator who can develop ongoing working relationships
  • Proven ability to work with sensitive and confidential information
  • An understanding of the independent education sector would be an advantage

Why Carey?

At Carey we know that the quality of the School will never exceed the quality of our staff. We aim to provide our staff with the resources, facilities and support they need to be the best they can be. Carey is a community of learners, and we welcome passionate, committed individuals who have a desire to learn and excel in their chosen field.

Benefits of working at Carey

A career at Carey, provides staff with access to: 

  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • 12% superannuation contribution 
  • Access to outstanding facilities, resources and professional development opportunities 
  • Work within a collaborative, innovative and passionate team of professionals

Want to find out more?

To find out more about this exciting opportunity, download the full position description via the Carey Employment portal, or email careyjobs@carey.com.au. 

A valid Employee Working With Children Check is a requirement of employment in this position.

Please address your application to the People & Talent team and click 'Apply Now' to submit your applicationApplications close on 4 December 2023.

Carey Baptist Grammar School is committed to providing a safe environment for all students, acting in their best interests, promoting their wellbeing and keeping them safe at all times.

We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the lands and waters surrounding us and pay our respects to the Elders past, present and emerging. We celebrate, value and include people of all backgrounds, genders, sexualities, cultures, bodies and abilities.

Please note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

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