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Head Of Operations - Sydney High School Foundation

The Sydney High School Foundation is looking for a Head of Operations to continue the growth of this important organisation.
12 Mar 2024
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The Sydney High School Foundation Limited operates in conjunction with other entities and stakeholders to provide outstanding educational opportunities to students at Sydney Boys’ High School. The Foundation owns and/manages significant assets that support the School and various extracurricular student activities. More information can be found here



Responsible for the overall management of the Foundation in line with the Foundation Mission and Objectives and Board directives. This includes financial management, Trust and operational administration, provision of accurate and timely reports and all day-to-day operations while building the Foundation’s reputation and status. The role is supported by the Accountant and Administration Assistant. This part time (3 days per week average) position is mainly work from home and requires some hours flexibility, including occasional evening work.



Minimum 5 years  experience in a private school or charitable organisation with primary or significant responsibility for operations. Previous experience working directly with a Board preferred.

Degree level qualification, preferably in accounting or business.

Previous experience in budgeting, analytical commentary including performance against budget analysis, forecasting, and identification of risks and recovery actions.

Ability to make improvements to tools and financial systems, and to solve technical accounting issues.

Ability to form strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders and other parties.

Proven leader with the ability to mentor, motivate, train and develop others.

Strong communication (written & verbal), interpersonal, influencing, negotiation and time management skills.

High level planning, directing, organising, administration skills.

Strong computer software skills, including use of analytical tools.

Preference will be given to an applicant who has a prior relationship with SBHS



Attractive remuneration negotiable



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