Finance Manager

Job Description

Position: Finance Manager
Commencement Date: May 2024
Employment Status: Full-time, Contract
Hours per week: 38
Salary: $98,441 - $105,710 (pending experience)
Applications Close: 15 April 2024

About us

Holy Spirit College is a Catholic co-educational Years 7-12 college within the Diocese of Rockhampton, with an enrolment in 2023 of nearly 1200 students. At the heart of all that we do, is a commitment to Catholic values and the provision of a high quality education within an environment that is supportive and caring.

With a vibrant working environment, we provide excellent benefits for staff including professional and career development opportunities that build personal and organisational capability. We celebrate diversity in our workforce and value the knowledge and skills that a diverse range of employees bring to the workplace. Our staff are recognised as being central to achieving our mission and we have an emphasis on caring and supporting teachers in both their vocation in working with students and other aspects of their lives.

Your Role

Holy Spirit College is seeking a vibrant, efficient, and energetic person for the position of Finance Manager. This is a full-time contract position for 38hpw, commencing from 20 May 2024 until 6 June 2025.

The Finance Manager will lead and manage the finance function of the College, including strategic financial planning and advice to the Principal and College leadership team.

For more information, please review the Position Description.

About you

The successful applicant will have relevant experience and an understanding of, and a commitment to, the ethos of Catholic Education. In addition, you will have excellent people skills, the ability to work as a part of a team, and a willingness to support students, staff, and parents of the school. Strong working knowledge of accounting systems and the Microsoft suite would also be favourable. 

What we offer

  • Competitive salary range - School Officer Level 7 (annual salary range from $98,441 - $105,710) 
  • Superannuation of 12.75% contribution
  • 4 weeks' annual leave (pro-rata)
  • Modern facilities and resources
  • Access to long service leave after 7 years of continuous service (portability of Long Service Leave may also be applicable)
  • Access to corporate health discounts with either Bupa or Westfund Health Insurance
  • Excellent leave entitlements to suit various situations
  • Induction, professional development and learning opportunities

Mandatory Requirements

  • A current valid Blue Card under the Working with Children (Risk Management and Screening) Act 2000 (WWC Act) and valid Suitability Notice is a requirement of the position.
  • Ability to perform the physical requirements of the role in a safe manner.
  • Australian work rights

How to Apply

For more information and to apply, please got to

Please DO NOT use the SEEK application process.

Further information

  • For a confidential conversation please contact Alison Wales, Principal, Holy Spirit College, Mackay on 4994 8600.
  • For further information regarding the remuneration package, please contact Employee Support Services
  • Applications during the shortlisting phase will be kept confidential.