Rangi Ruru Girls' School

Financial Controller

Rangi Ruru Girls' School

Banking and Financial Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 20-01-2020


New Zealand

Work type:

·       Strategy and Senior Leadership Role

·       Generous Remuneration Benefits

·       Christchurch Location

Rangi Ruru Girls’ School is an independent school offering education from Year 7 to 13, day and boarding. Girls go to Rangi Ruru with a range of abilities, interests and experiences and are provided with personalised learning programmes to support each girl to be the very best she can be, academically and as a person.

The Role

Reporting to the Principal, and as a valued member of the Senior Management Team, as well as enhancing financial methodologies and procedures you will lead the financial, administration and property support teams. You will carry out accurate forecasting and monitoring, as well as robust reporting to ensure maximum operational efficiency across the organisation and provide meaningful information to deliver Board strategies. You will also support the Board in evaluating and advising on capital expenditure and regularly report on the financial performance of the school. You will provide effective facilities management ensuring facilities are maintained to a high standard and relevant compliance regulations throughout the school are met. As Board Secretary you will ensure compliance with the Board Rules. You will also provide financial support and reporting to the Rangi Ruru Foundation.

Your Skills & Experience

You will have a relevant accounting qualification (NZCA or equivalent) and experience in leading and developing a team, with a proven track record in a similar senior financial role. Your expert technical accounting background managing financial reporting and budgets along with your ability to bring the numbers alive will be crucial to your success. You will possess exceptional relationship building and communication skills, reporting skills and attention to detail. In return you’ll have the ability to work collaboratively in a highly motivated, future-focused team that has clear leadership and goals.  There are substantial employee benefits, including five weeks leave and discounted fees for children attending Rangi Ruru preschool or school.

To Apply

If you feel you possess the vision, energy and initiative required and are drawn by the opportunity to make a difference to a successful and thriving school community, please submit your cover letter and CV by clicking on the appropriate ‘Apply’ button. Initial phone enquiries can be made to Sally Goldsmith on 03 345 8761 or Sally Wynn-Williams on 03 345 8759.

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday 20 January 2020

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