Business Manager for 2022

The Trust Board of Tyndale Park Christian School is seeking a Business Manager/Executive Officer, commencing in January, 2022. This is a new role for our school. The Business Manager will be responsible for the finances, payrol, administrative and property related side of our school.

Working to support the Principal and Board of Trustees, the ideal person will be a team player yet possess the ability to work well independently; be trustworthy, teachable, confidential and proactive; be innovative, efficient, solution-focused, and forward-thinking, able to meet specific deadlines and be accurate.

The role is expected to be 0.8 FTE with hours between 8am to 4pm. You can expect to be free for most school holidays. The role would be ideal for those with school age children, or those seeking to semi-retire.

We are an independent school operating classes from Year 1 to Year 13. The successful applicant should be a professing Christian with a heart for Christian education, has attention to detail and excellent organisational skills, has advanced experience with Xero, Google Suite and financial analysis, and the ability to communicate well to a wide range of people. 

Responsibilities for this role include:

  • Financial performance and ensuring the School remains financially viable.
  • Identification and management of financial risks.
  • Financial planning and record-keeping.
  • Financial reporting to various government departments and ensuring that all statutory and tax obligations are met.
  • Oversees all company accounting practices, including accounting departments, preparing budgets, financial reports, tax and audit functions.
  • Directs financial strategy, planning and forecasts, conferring with the Principal.
  • Studies, analyses and reports on trends, opportunities and projection of future growth.
  • Responsible for all Human Resources related matters such as record keeping and ensuring processes are followed.
  • Student enrolment and registration with the systems provided by the Ministry of Health.  
  • Improvement of our administrative procedures together with the school secretary.
  • Oversee day-to-day care of property and maintenance. 
  • Attend Board meetings when required.

Applicants must be in full agreement with the school's constitution and policy statements.

Tyndale Park currently has a roll of about 160 pupils. We expect to have 180 pupils starting in 2022. We are committed to Christian education in our entire curriculum.

The school started 40 years ago at what is still our current location: 206 Murphys Road, Flat Bush, Auckland. For further details, please visit the school's website at www.tyndalepark.school.nz. You're most welcome to visit our school first! Applications accompanied with a CV, personal testimony and references should be emailed to: chairman@tyndalepark.school.nz.

p 09 274 9771   e admin@tyndalepark.school.nz   a 206 Murphys Road, Flat Bush, Auckland 2019