Senior Finance and Administration Officer

Exciting opportunity for a Senior Finance and Administration Officer to join the team at Dominic College

Your new company
Based in the northern suburbs of Hobart, Dominic College is a Catholic, Coeducational College which provides outstanding educational opportunities for students from Kindergarten to Year 10. With over 1000 students, the College prides itself on providing a high level of teaching and learning opportunities to all of their students. Dominic College are looking for a highly capable and organised Senior Finance and Administration Officer to join their team.

Your new role
Working under the direct supervision of the Chief Financial and Operations Officer and Finance and Administration Manager, your new position will see you accountable for coordinating the efficient and effective delivery of the school’s administrative, financial and compliance business services to maintain school processes and routines. Your key responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
  • Establish and maintain systems and procedures to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the school office and delivery of customer service excellence.
  • Administer of the School’s electronic knowledge portal and workflow applications.
  • Provide executive support and advice to the Principal on complex matters.
  • Coordinate accounts receivable and accounts payable functions.
  • Undertake and act on monthly reconciliation of general suspense accounts.
  • Prepare and present reports / submissions for the Chief Financial and Operations Officer and Board and respond to queries.
  • Follow up and negotiate a schedule for unpaid school accounts.
  • Manages the process and procedures for the issuing and collection of College Fees.
  • Any other adhoc finance and administration duties as required

What you'll need to succeed
To be successful in this position, you will have demonstrated experience in previous administration and finance roles. You will be adaptable, work well autonomously, have excellent communication skills, and be systems savvy. You will also support the School’s Catholic values and Salesian ethos. In addition, you will:
  • Have previous experience within accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll support and bank reconciliations.
  • Demonstrated professional integrity, whilst also always upholding a high level of confidentiality, discretion and judgement.
  • Ability to deliver high quality work in a busy environment
As this role is based in the education sector you will need to hold a current Working with Vulnerable People Registration and a satisfactory national police criminal history check.

What you'll get in return
You will be employed on a permanent full-time basis. You will be rewarded for your passion, experience and skills with an attractive salary, and onsite parking. Dominic College encourages the development of corporate administration/finance skills.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or contact McKeag Jensen on 6108 5558 or Applications close 20.7.22 If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion. Alternatively, if you know someone who may be well suited to this position, please flag this opportunity with them.

LHS 297508 #2677014


Job Type
Education & Training
TAS, Hobart
Accounting Support

Talk to a consultant

Talk to McKeag Jensen, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Hobart
Level 12 NAB House, 27 Elizabeth St

Telephone: 61085558

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