Finance and Administration Manager

About the business and the role

•    Full time, ongoing position
•    Fast paced, dynamic environment
•    5 weeks annual leave

SEDA College (Victoria) is the leader of hands-on education for Year 11 & 12 students. We partner with peak industry organisations to provide our students unique opportunities and experiences specific to their interests. Our students will receive a tailored career plan to develop key employability and life skills for a successful future. SEDA College is currently seeking a qualified and motivated Finance and Administration Manager to join our team located in Hawthorn East.

Job tasks and responsibilities

The Finance and Administration Manager will report to the Director of Business Services and be responsible for the provision of accurate and timely financial reporting and ensuring the completion of administrative tasks for the College. This role will work closely with other members of the Leadership and Business Services Teams.

Skills and experience

•    Previous experience in a similar role.
•    Understanding of office culture and environment.
•    Strong administrative skills.
•    Demonstrated ability to lead and develop people.
•    High level written and spoken communication skills.
•    High level interpersonal skills.
•    High level of self-organisation.
•    Must be flexible, able to adapt and be motivated by working in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
•    Demonstrated relevant experience and high-level proficiency with Microsoft Office Programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
•    Experience with Synergetic or other accounting software systems.
•    Previous experience in a school setting would be highly regarded.


•    Qualification in accounting is required.
•    CA/CPA qualified preferred but not essential.
•    A valid Working with Children Check is required for this position.

Job benefits and perks

SEDA College has been certified as a “Great Place to Work®”. You will also be joining a vibrant organisation with a focus on people, quality and outcomes in a role that will be challenging, and enormously rewarding.

SEDA College is an Equal Opportunity employer and includes merit-based selection, equity, diversity and procedural fairness principles in our recruitment processes.

SEDA College encourages people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with disability.

Research shows that while males apply for roles when they meet some of the selection criteria, females and members of other marginalised groups tend to apply for roles only when they have all the skills and experience required. So, if you think you have what it takes, but don’t necessarily meet every single point above, please still get in touch. We’d love to have a conversation to see if you could be a great fit for the College.

Applicants are required to submit a covering letter outlining why you are interested in the position and addressing the key selection criteria listed in the Position Description located by clicking on the link below, plus a current resume.

Applications should be emailed to Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their applications early as shortlisting may occur prior to the closing date. Only applicants who have current working rights will be considered. Applications which do not include all the documentation as outlined above may also be discounted.

To ensure that SEDA College is recruiting the right people for our College, our screening process includes but is not limited to structured interviewing and selection processes, a Criminal History Check, Working with Children Check, online searches, and reference checks.

SEDA College (Victoria) is committed to the safety, participation and empowerment of all children. All members of our community, including employees, contractors, agency staff and volunteers, have an important role in providing students with a safe and nurturing environment in which to prosper and thrive. The College has zero tolerance of child abuse, and all allegations and safety concerns will be treated very seriously and consistently within our policies and procedures.

SEDA College (Victoria) is committed to preventing child abuse through identifying risks early, and removing and reducing these risks. We have robust human resources and recruitment practices, supported by regular training and development.

We support and respect all children, as well as all members of our community. We are committed to the cultural safety of Aboriginal students, the cultural safety of children from a culturally and/or linguistically diverse background, and to providing a safe environment for children with a disability.

The incumbent of this role must comply with SEDA College’s Child Safety and Wellbeing Policy and related policies and procedures (including the Code of Conduct).

Applications close 29 November 2023.

Information Session

27th November 2023 - 7pm

SEDA College Head Office, HAWTHORN EAST

*Online attendance also available
If you’re looking to complete Years 11 & 12 immersed in sport, then register for an Information Session and discover the SEDA College difference. 

*Registration is required to attend


27th November 2023 - 7pm


*Online attendance also available

If you’re looking to complete Years 11 & 12 immersed in sport, then register for one of our Information Sessions and discover the SEDA College difference.
*registration is required to attend