Chief Operations Officer - Education Sector


Hands-on leadership opportunity for a strong finance and administration candidate looking to make a real contribution to the future of this school.

  • Senior Executive Position
  • Sound Financial & Operational Management
  • Hands-On Responsibility
This growing independent day school understands and accommodates individual student needs, enriching the desire to learn and to achieve and inspiring opportunities in a stimulating environment.

As a driven leader you will manage a small team and be responsible for the overall financial management of the organisation from a reporting, cash flow and financial management perspective ensuring financial accountability and corporate responsibility.  This will include setting overall financial policy and systems with a focus on achieving best practice, scaleable solutions that facilitate the future success, growth and competitiveness in operational and facilities management and coordination.

Ideally CA/CPA qualified, you will have demonstrated high level competencies in finance and administration and be a creative, lateral thinker with strong commercial acumen.  Key to this role will be your ability to influence and resolve issues complemented with strong interpersonal and negotiation expertise and your ability to look beyond the numbers to achieve effective results. You will have well developed conceptual and analytic abilities including demonstrated ability to prepare and present accurate and timely reports. Furthermore you will have demonstrated a capability to communicate with parents, employees, senior academic staff and executive officers to their level of expertise.  Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills are of paramount importance to succeed in this position.

Experience in an education environment would be advantageous.
For a confidential discussion or further information on this opportunity please contact Benjamin Jotkowitz on 0419 008 500. Alternatively send your resume directly to