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The West Coast Eagles Football Club is a dynamic organisation that prides itself on its five core values of passion, professionalism, leadership, team and respect.

All vacancies will be posted on this page and advertised on www.seek.com.au.

Finance Manager/Financial Controller

The West Coast Eagles Football Club is a dynamic organisation that prides itself on its five core values of passion, professionalism, leadership, team and respect.

This full-time position, reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, is an exciting opportunity to play a leadership role in a unique industry. This role's primary purpose is to ensure the effective and efficient running of day-to-day financial operations and projects as they arise and provide support to the Chief Financial Officer. 

The role encompasses a high level and broad range of responsibilities, which include:

  • Management of the finance and administration team, including performance management and development
  • Internal management reporting and financial analysis.
  • Annual budget, including capital budget and ongoing monthly forecasts.
  • Long-term financial forecasts
  • Management of audit processes, consolidation and financial statement preparation
  • Short and long term cash flow management
  • Finance system maintenance and enhancement
  • Procurement management and cost control
  • TPP and payroll forecasting and reporting
  • Management of investment portfolio reporting
  • Project work and analysis to assist in decision making for management
  • External financial reporting and analysis, including AFL reporting and audit requirements
  • Reporting for the Finance Sub-Committee
  • Risk management, including review and update of the risk management plan and compliance with AFL and insurer best practice
  • Compliance including legal, taxation, AFL and corporate regulations
  • Commercial contract management – legal review and financial analysis
  • Internal controls and audit

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic and highly motivated, with an ability to demonstrate the following skills and competencies:

  • CA or CPA qualified
  • A minimum of five years previous experience in an equivalent finance role, including management of a team, with a demonstrated ability to lead, develop and motivate staff
  • Strong knowledge of legislative and regulatory requirements including fringe benefits tax and employment taxes
  • Strong reporting and analytical skills
  • Experience dealing with a wide range of financial and non-financial stakeholders
  • A commercial focus with the ability to initiate change
  • High level of personal and professional ethics
  • Attention to detail and an ability to manage multiple priorities, tasks and projects
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Experience with Technology One suite of products is advantageous, but not essential

There is a requirement for all full-time staff to attend and assist on match days and other events as required by the club, which includes weekends. The remuneration and benefits provided factor in this requirement.

Please apply through the seek website www.seek.com.au (including a covering letter and résumé) attention to Melissa Burrows – HR Manager. Applications close at 5pm on February 25, 2015. Applications without a covering letter will not be considered.

This role is not open to recruitment agencies. 

IT Support Co-ordinator

The West Coast Eagles Football Club is a dynamic organisation that prides itself on its five core values of passion, professionalism, leadership, team and respect.

We are seeking a highly organised and proactive person to fulfil the role of IT Support Coordinator. This role will play a vital operational service function in providing the first point of contact for employees’ technical support requests and assistance to the Infrastructure, Projects and Technology department across a variety of functions and projects. The successful candidate will have a strong attention to detail, highly developed written and verbal communication skills, trouble shooting and analytical skills and an ability to work effectively in a team environment.

The IT Support Coordinator will be responsible for these key areas within the department:

-          Provide first and second level IT support.
-          Support and maintain the clubs IT, AV and printer systems.
-          Monitor software applications and licenses in use, performing renewals and regularly updating applications as
           per business requirements.
-          Provide assistance to IT Manager and IT Administrators with project related tasks.
-          Manage and facilitate IT systems and equipment.
-          Build, maintain and deploy a Standard Operating Environment.
-          Regularly monitor and maintain the operation of backup systems.

The successful candidate will have completed tertiary qualifications or be currently completing tertiary qualifications in an IT related field and have at least two years’ experience in a relevant support or administration role. The IT Support Coordinator requires a strong knowledge of Networking, Microsoft Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, Group Policy, and Operating Systems (including Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, 7 & Apple OSX/iOS). Competency with the Microsoft Office suite of programs is also required and knowledge of the AFL is desirable but not essential.

There is a requirement for all full time staff to assist on match days and other events as required by the club, which includes weekends. The remuneration and benefits provided factor in this requirement.

Please apply through the seek website www.seek.com.au (including a covering letter and résumé) attention to Melissa Burrows – HR Manager. Applications close at 5pm on Friday, February 27, 2015.  Applications without a covering letter will not be considered.

This role is not open to recruitment agencies.