College Accountant / Finance Manager

St Bernard’s is a vibrant learning community providing holistic boys’ education with a strong focus on academic excellence.

We are seeking a College Accountant / Finance Manager (Depending on your experience) to drive change, while providing the College with accurate and timely financial information. This opportunity will allow you to work closely with the leaders within the College, aiding and guiding all financial impact. Working closely with the College Business Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Supervise three members of the finance team.

  • Monthly and annual reporting.
  • Be responsible for the financial audit.
  • All Government returns (BAS, FBT, Census).

The successful applicant will demonstrate the following competencies and qualifications.

Must have

  • Tertiary qualification in Business, Accounting, Commerce or equivalent.
  • Current Working with Children Check.
  • Enthusiastic with a can-do attitude and able to take on board new tasks and responsibilities when required.
  • Able to communicate with financial and non-financial staff.


  • CPA or CA qualification, or studying.
  • Education experience.
  • Synergetic experience.
  • Management experience.

Please forward a covering letter and CV to by 28 February 2020. Please apply quickly as the College will commence interviewing prior to the close of applications.

The College is committed to the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with a disability and cultural diverse backgrounds.

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PRE-EMPLOYMENT DISCLOSURE QUESTIONS It is an inherent requirement of the position that you be a person suitable to work in child-connected work. Each of the following questions are relevant to the prospective employer understanding and determining your likely ability to carry out the inherent requirements of the advertised position. You must answer each question.

1. Have you ever had any disciplinary action taken against you by an employer (e.g. received a warning or had your employment terminated) in relation to any inappropriate or unprofessional conduct?*
2. Have you ever been the subject of an allegation of inappropriate or unprofessional conduct which has been substantiated by an employer or other body?*
3. Have you ever been found guilty of a criminal offence or are you currently facing criminal charges?
4. Do you consent to the prospective employer contacting the appropriate person at any or all of your current or former employers to confirm the accuracy of your answers in questions 1–3 above and to ask about your suitability to work with children?*

**Please note that the personal/sensitive information provided by applicants is being collected by the College to assess each applicant’s suitability for the position and it is protected from misuse or disclosure. By submitting this application form you consent to this process.

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I declare that the contents of this form are true and correct and complete to the best of my knowledge and no information concerning my employment history has been withheld.

I understand that any wilfully incorrect or misleading answer or material omission which relates to any of the questions in this form may make me ineligible for employment, or if employed, liable to disciplinary action which may include dismissal.

I consent to the prospective employer making enquiries of any current and/or previous employers in connection to the information and answers I have provided in this form to verify the accuracy of the information in this form and to confirm my ability to carry out the inherent requirements of the position including my suitability to perform child-connected work. I understand and accept that my appointment to this position requires compliance with the College’s child-safe policy and code of conduct. I have read and understand the school's child-safe policy and code of conduct.

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