Mentone Girls Secondry College - Mentone, VIC
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Tertiary qualifications in Accounting &/or Human Resources. Substantial senior experience in financial and personnel management and a commitment to support the Principal and leadership through the timely and accurate management and leadership of those functions. An excellent working knowledge of school budgeting. This includes budget preparation, report production and the interpretation and analysis of reports, as well as the tendering of advice and recommendations to the Principal and School Council. Substantial and advanced experience & knowledge of CASES 21 Finance; Recruitment on Line; eduPay; SRP Guidelines; Budget, Reports & Planner. Substantial knowledge of employment conditions relevant to school based staff. Demonstrated ability to manage and lead a support area and work cooperatively with a range of people including teachers, students, education support staff and parents. Demonstrated high level oral and communication skills, inter-personal skills and the ability to work independently and/or as part of a team, to achieve the College goals. A commitment to professional learning and growth. Present and act professionally and have a commitment to the ethos of the College.
The maximum period of 6 weeks of additional attendance, in school vacations, applies to this position.
Under the direction of the Principal, the position of Business Manager (ES1, Range 5) has a broad management responsibility, particularly in the areas of finance, human resources and other support functions.
The Business Manager will usually undertake tasks that impact on the whole school. The role seeks to gain cooperation of other staff members or members of the school community to achieve specific objectives.
Management of staff to achieve expected outcomes is a key responsibility. Staff management issues will be resolved with minimal reference to senior management, although guidance will be required in more complex cases. Senior management will be provided with timely reports and advice in matters relating to the finance, human resources or school administration.
The position is not limited to the duties listed below and may include a variety of activities to support and assist the Principal.
Oversee the accounting processes of the school and ensure that all funds are effectively accounted for according to government regulations. Manage end of year processes. Manage school investments in accordance with Department of Education policy and procedures. Manage and direct the preparation of annual budgets and regular financial statements and contribute to the financial decision making of the College in particular in relation to: Strategic Planning & Monitoring; Sourcing of Funds & Resources; Governance, Risk Management, Legislative and Policy Compliance. Convene, and take minutes of, Council Finance Committee and attend Council meetings. Report to School Council and its sub-committees on financial matters. Monitor SRP reports, SRP Planner and ensure that all leave and mischarging is processed in a timely manner. Manage Worksafe and general insurance claims. Oversee &/or Manage the Recruitment and Human Resource Processes, including Casuals, ensuring timely and accurate recording of all eduPay entries and employment variations. Oversee the Educational Support staff within the College in relation to allocation of duties and performance & development plans. Oversee the work of the Facilities Manager with regards to hire, public liability, grounds upkeep and repair & maintenance. Oversee the contractual process for school cleaning and other businesses contracted by the College. Manage cooperative legalities and financial audit requirements. Perform any other duties as required from time to time by the Principal as commensurate with the level of the position.
Who May Apply
Individuals with the aptitude, experience and/or qualifications to fulfill the specific requirements of the position.
EEO AND OHS Commitment
The Department values diversity and is committed to workforce diversity and equal opportunity in schools and all education workplaces. The Department recognises that the provision of family friendly, supportive, safe and harassment free workplaces is essential to high performance and promotes flexible work, diversity and safety across all schools and Department workplaces.
Child Safe Standards
Victorian government schools are child safe environments. Our schools actively promote the safety and wellbeing of all students, and all school staff are committed to protecting students from abuse or harm in the school environment, in accordance with their legal obligations including child safe standards. All schools have a Child Safety Code of Conduct consistent with the Department’s exemplar available at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/about/programs/health/protect/Pages/childsafestandards.aspx
DET ValuesThe Department’s employees commit to upholding DET’s Values:
Responsiveness, Integrity, Impartiality, Accountability, Respect, Leadership and Human Rights. DET’s Values complement each school’s own values and underpin the behaviours the community expects of Victorian public sector employees, including those who work in Victorian Government Schools. Information on the DET values is available at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/workm/Pages/Public-Sector-Values.aspx
- All staff employed by the Department and schools have access to a broad range of employment conditions and working arrangements.
- Appointment of successful applicants will be made subject to a satisfactory pre-employment conditions check.
- A probationary period may apply during the first year of employment and induction and support programs provided.
- Detailed information on all terms and conditions of employment is available on the Department's Human Resources website at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx