Manager Funding and Reporting

Open Colleges

An amazing opportunity has opened up as a Manager Funding and Reporting in Australia's leading private provider of online vocational Education.

  • Great work culture
  • Excellent remuneration
  • Challenging and dynamic role
Why you should work for us  
As Australia’s leading private provider of online vocational education, Open Colleges has been helping Australians realise their potential for more than 125 years. 
  • During COVID19 we have continued to experience growth as an organisation
  • We currently support working from home arrangements
  • Access to some great employee benefits including Perkbox – a pandora’s box of exclusive online discounts
  • Generous discounts on Open Colleges Courses.
What you will be doing
You will be responsible for maintaining financial and compliance obligations against State and Commonwealth contracts, as well as overseeing and managing the financial data and reporting requirements across our RTO business.
  • Managing of State and Commonwealth Funding Financial activity and Reporting
  • Lodging claims on time without errors
  • Implement variations to funding rates in line with guidelines
  • Management of any contract acquittals
  • Monthly Financial Reporting
  • Present a monthly summary of key elements of contract management to finance and management team
  • Invoices are raised and issued in line with enrolment agreements
  • Payment plans are established and actively monitored on a fortnightly basis
  • Refunds are properly processed and settled within policy time frames
  • Student payments on debts are managed and escalated to finance weekly
  • Creation and publication of the fee schedules for planned courses due to commence within the next 6 months
How to get the job: 
If you consider that you are a good at what you do and can demonstrate the following;
  • A solid understanding of financial management principles and practices.
  • High attention to detail with numerical ability, data entry accuracy and speed.
  • Customer service focus with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work to deadlines in a fast-moving organisation with high transactional volumes.
  • Experience in VET and Higher Education in a similar position is desirable
  • Knowledge of business systems and administrative requirements of the regulated education industry.
  • Ability to use technology and systems including high level spreadsheets and financial analysis tools.
  • Agile in your approach to working with multiple stakeholders
  • Tertiary qualification or VET (Cert IV or Diploma) qualifications in business administration, accounting, or finance is desirable
What to do next?
I you think you this job was made for you then click on the apply button now.  If you are still not sure this is for you and need to know more then give Willow a call ph: 03 9253 9854

Please note that only applicants with full Australian working rights will be considered. 

Moreover, please be aware that it is a requirement of this position that extensive background checks are conducted. The background check process includes reference checks and validation of employment; proof of qualifications; proof of rights to work in Australia; and for specific roles, Working with Children Checks or Police and ID checks.

We look forward to receiving your application!