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School Business Manager - Dunedin

St Hilda's Collegiate School is a high achieving decile 10, state integrated Anglican School for 450 girls situated in the heart of Dunedin city.

The school has an opportunity for a Business Manager who possesses a high level of skill in financial systems, payroll, budget management and statutory compliance, combined with an accounting background. This is a senior role within the school and offers considerable diversity, and would suit an experienced professional with advanced administration, financial and IT skills. The role may also provide oversight to the School's Administration team. Applicants must also be supportive of the School's Anglican special character.

The successful applicant will possess:

  • A relevant background in accounting or finance, a CA qualification would be an advantage but is not essential
  • The capability to prepare annualised accounts
  • A background within Education would be advantageous
  • A sound understanding of Excel and Xero software
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and organisational skills and a strong attention to detail
  • Maturity, integrity and a high degree of professionalism
  • Advanced problem solving skills, combined with initiative and an ability to multitask
  • An ability to achieve deadlines and results within a dynamic environment
  • The motivation and ability to lead and work well in a close team environment

This is a pivotal role within the school and would be ideal for an accounting professional who is looking to enhance their leadership experience within the education sector. The school offers ongoing learning and development opportunities, along with a supportive team environment.

For more information about St Hilda's please visit

Commencement date for this position is by negotiation. Short-listed candidates will be required to undergo police vetting.

Please apply online with your Curriculum Vitae and Covering Letter. Application packs are available from Lisa Edwards/Kelsi Tyrrell at Select Recruitment - phone 021949174 or email


Vacancy ID: 200138527

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