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Executive Manager of Finance & Operations

Armidale NSW, Australia

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St Albert’s College at UNE Armidale is seeking an Executive Manager of Finance and Operations to lead our finance and operations team.

Job Description

The Executive Manager of Finance and Operations will provide leadership, direction and management for the Finance and Operations team, responsible for inward facing financial and operation management of the College. They will ensure regulatory and legal compliance with financial, human resources and payroll requirements, as well as overseeing the practical day to day operations of the College including facilities and grounds, dining facilities and support staff. On a strategic level, the Executive Manager of Finance and Operations will work with the Principal and Executive Team to plan operational and financial matters, improving financial and management reporting and driving the business forward based on strong data gained from trend analysis and forecasting.

We offer a dynamic, close-knit working environment with the potential to make significant impact on the lives of young men and women living in a residential College.

  • Permanent full time opportunity in a strategic and operational role

  • Positive team environment within a vibrant community, building strong relationships across the College

  • A stimulating and rewarding career opportunity with variety

An attractive remuneration package will be on offer for the right candidate.


Our ideal candidate: 

  1. Respects and upholds in word and practice the teaching and traditions of the Catholic Church and the values of the College;

  2. Demonstrates a breadth and depth of experience in financial and operational management including budget development, trend analysis, forecasting, reporting and compliance with legal and regulatory requirements;

  3. Shows a strong capacity to think and operate with a highly strategic focus on organisational objectives;

  4. Has high level communication, interpersonal and people management skills, including the ability to negotiate, influence and consult with compassion and understanding;

  5. Holds tertiary qualifications in accounting, finance or business with extensive knowledge and experience of strategic executive level management.

Candidates must also hold or be eligible to hold a current Working with Children Check and pass a National Police Check.

To express interest in the role and to request a candidate information booklet please register your details at

For a confidential discussion with the consultants assisting with the recruitment process please email enquiries to or call 1300 856 231.

Closing date for applications: 5:00pm, 6 December 2023.

About Us

St Albert’s College was founded in 1969 and is an institution owned by the Diocese of Armidale, operating within the University of New England. The College is co-educational and houses up to 310 male and female residents. St Albert’s plays an integral role in the Catholic Church’s educational and religious mission as well as of the University’s residential system. The College is informed by the Christian traditions of faith and learning exemplified in the life of its patron, St Albert the Great.

St Albert’s College has an extensive leadership and support team, comprising a group of dedicated administrators, educators and pastoral care professionals who understand the value of education and care deeply about our resident’s past, present and future. We pride ourselves on our team, positive culture, and commitment to each other and our work.

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