ABOUT ST PATRICK’S COLLEGE:St Patrick’s College, Ballarat is a Catholic day and boarding school for boys in the Edmund Rice tradition. The College is structured into three schools – Junior (Years 7 & 8), Middle (Years 9 & 10) and Senior School (Years 11 & 12) and has an enrolment of approximately 1,300 boys and employs over 200 staff.  The College was founded in 1893 and is conducted and governed by Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA). The College’s vision is to ‘Educate hope-filled, compassionate and confident young men for their place in the world’.For further information about the College, please visit www.stpats.vic.edu.au. ABOUT THE ROLE: As Business Manager, you will have a diverse and interesting role, including responsibility for overseeing the financial, commercial and operational functions of the College. You will work closely with the Principal and College Leadership Team to develop and implement financial and strategic plans, manage budgets, and lead a team of administrative staff.The successful candidate will have a proven track record in financial management, with experience in budget planning and monitoring, financial reporting, managing cash flow and capital works. Strong leadership skills and the ability to motivate and inspire a team are also essential, as is the ability to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders.As an integral member of the College Leadership Team, you will have a visible and relational approach, ensuring that the College’s philosophy, aims, objectives and Mission Statement are reflected in the role, and ensuring that our financial resources are used effectively to support our mission. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:Financial managementCollege OperationsLegal and Personnel ManagementStrategic ManagementPlant ManagementFor full details of the role, please view the Position Description.  ABOUT YOU:To succeed in the role you will have:Appropriate tertiary qualifications in Business/Commerce or equivalent (CPA or CA qualification preferred)Commitment to the goals and aims of Catholic education in the Edmund Rice traditionProfessional competence and demeanor, ensuring behaviour and presentation reflects College valuesStrong strategic and organisational skillsDemonstrated ability to manage the financial functions of a complex organisation, including providing high level financial advice and support, and complex budget advice and supportDemonstrated ability to manage the provision of services, including buildings, maintenance and cleaningDemonstrated ability to provide collegial team leadership, demonstrating behaviours, communication and professional relationship skills to create an atmosphere of collaboration and professional purposeAbility to work autonomously and collaboratively within a team environmentHighly developed communication and interpersonal skills in order to relate to a variety of audiencesProficiency in the use of information and communication technologiesUnderstanding of or the ability to acquire understanding of the funding arrangements and reporting obligations surrounding the education sector HOW TO APPLY:To apply for this position, click ‘Apply for this job’ and follow the prompts. To support your application, you will be required to provide a current CV and Cover Letter (2 pages max) highlighting your qualifications, experience and suitability for the role. For more information about this role or any general enquiries, please contact recruitment@erea.edu.au.  APPLICATIONS CLOSE 28 MAY 2023.  All applicants will be subject to EREA and legislative screening procedures. These checks are consistent with EREA’s commitment to child protection policies and procedures. Evidence of a valid WWCC clearance will be required prior to employment. Edmund Rice Education Australia is committed to ensuring the safety, wellbeing and dignity of all children and young people. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. Edmund Rice Education Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Position Description AUD Ballarat 3350