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Finance Team Leader (P-12)

  • 492627
  • MacKillop Catholic College - Mount Peter
  • Non-Teaching
  • Full time - Permanent

Commencement Date:
Monday 22 August 2022 (or as negotiated)
Employment Type: Full Time, Permanent Position
Hours: 38 hours per week
Salary Range: SOF Level 6 - $76,691 - $93,373 gross per annum FTE
Closing Date for Applications: Midday, Friday 19 August 2022

MacKillop Catholic College, Mount Peter

MacKillop Catholic College, a master-planned Prep to Year 12 College located in the growing southern corridor of Cairns, was established in 2016 with Prep-Year 3 classes. The College has developed progressively, adding additional year levels annually, and commenced secondary education in 2020 with Year 7, and the first Year 12 cohort graduating in 2025.  Guided by the authentic discipleship of Saint Mary MacKillop of the Cross, and the Josephite tradition, our mission, to inspire hearts, minds and spirits, is grounded in the vision to provide quality 21st century education to the young people in our community.

About the Role

MacKillop Catholic College, Mount Peter (“The College”) will have enrolments of approximately 1,600 students when year levels from Prep to Year 12 are established in 2025.   As such, the Finance function delivers on a critical part of the successful running of the College.

The primary purpose of the Finance Team Leader role is to support the Business Manager in leading the financial services functions of the College. The Team Leader assists the Business Manager to supervise Finance team staff and ensure the successful and timely delivery of Finance team outcomes. The Team Leader provides a range of value adding financial services to a broad range of stakeholders, including the College staff, parents of students, the Business Manager and the College Principal.

The role ensures on-going transactional processing activities of the Finance team to comply with guidelines and are delivered in a timely, efficient, and effective way. The role leads other Finance team members. The team deliver all aspects of school fee billing, other debtor billing, banking, and receipting of funds, debt collection activities, the raising of purchase orders and payments to suppliers. Providing advice and support to staff and customers, responding to both internal and external audit requests, plus account coding and account reconciliations are all important aspects of the finance team’s work.

Work Requirements

  • Hold a Working with Children Blue Card
  • Be fully supportive of the ethos of Catholic Education

What we offer

  • Annual Leave with 17.5% leave loading
  • Access to salary packaging options to maximise your salary 
  • Access to Employer Superannuation Co-Contributions 
  • Access to long service leave after 7 years of continuous service
  • 14 Weeks’ paid parental leave 
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

For further information about the role, please download the Position Description Download File MCC PD Finance Team Leader.pdf

Intending applicants must be fully committed to creating and maintaining a child safe organisation.

Catholic Education is an equal opportunity employer.


To Apply:

Select 'Apply Now' to submit your application.  For current employees, apply via the 'Employee Login' tab on the homepage of the Careers website.


Melissa Canton - Administration Officer, Human Resources
P:  4081 7600



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