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Senior Management Accountant | Independent Schools Sector

Ref.: 01963ST
Salary:  $85000 - $95000
Job Type: Permanent

The Company

Our client is a leader in the Private Education and Independent schooling sector with a growing infrastructure and admissions base in the southern suburbs of Brisbane. They specialise in high quality and practical education from junior to senior years schooling with a view to expand even further and to capture more 'market share'. All staff members within this institution are treated with the highest degrees of care around their career development and work/life balance & flexibility.

The Role

As a Management Accountant much of your responsibilities will be focused on:

  • Preparation of month end management and financial accounts
  • Review of month end results to provide the board and executive management with a full analysis of actual results in comparison to budgets and forecasts
  • Review of key KPI's on a monthly basis and provision of KPI analysis to the board and executive management
  • Preparation of monthly reconciliations for 3 entities in total
  • Preparation of forecasts on both an annual basis and preparing new forecasts for the financial year on monthly basis as a result of current year results and trends
  • Preparation of revenue and expense budgets for the individual business units on a yearly basis
  • Review of prior year trends, expenditure and future growth to determine possible cost saving strategies
  • Preparation of tailored expenditure reports for senior management to facilitate a focus on yearly targets (budgets) and identification of cost saving measures
  • Preparation of models to assist in determining the most effective strategy to undertake, the possible outcomes of the strategies (including graphically representing strategies to ensure that the information is fully understood by all the users of the models) and monitoring subsequent implementation of said strategies.

Your Profile

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated achieving excellence in the above job duties whilst also displaying an ability to work on 'higher level' strategy and 'value adds' to the business. You will ideally be CA qualified and value your own career progression.

Ideally some business exposure to Independent Schooling sector would be highly regarded.

Apply Today

Please send your resume by clicking on the apply button or for further information, contact Stephen Tung in our Brisbane office on (07) 3039 4202 or


Contact Us

Robert Half
Level 32, 10 Eagle Street
Brisbane QLD 4000

tel.: +61 7 3039 4202
fax: +61 7 3039 4298