Administration Manager

24 February 2016

Use your finance skills to manage the team that provides accounting, payroll and administration services to the Harness Racing Victoria group.

About Us

Harness Racing Victoria (HRV) is responsible for the control, development and promotion of the Victorian harness racing industry.  We are committed to developing a vibrant and sustainable harness racing industry which promotes participation, integrity and racing excellence.  We run around 450 race meetings per year at 26 tracks throughout Victoria.  Victorian harness racing is an important contributor to the Victorian economy generating $422m yearly and employing just under 4000 (full time equivalent) people across the state.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the General Manager Finance, you will be responsible for providing functional support in the following areas:

  • Lead and manage a team of 7 across accounts, payroll and administration.
  • Oversee system improvements and support other change initiatives.
  • Manage and monitor banking facilities & cash flow
  • Monitor and ensure correct entry of transactions into finance system
  • Preparation & reconciliation of Statutory Requirements
  • Manage insurance activities, Fleet management & Building maintenance
  • Oversee and approval of monthly & fortnightly payroll cycle

About you

We are looking for an experienced Accounting and Finance Professional with well-developed knowledge of accounting principles, payroll, budgets and application of these principles in a business environment.

You will also possess the following experience and skills:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Business, Accounting or Commerce
  • Significant experience working in accounting, finance, commerce or similar role
  • Have exposure to finance systems, TechnologyOne preferred not essential
  • Proven experience managing and leading a team
  • You will be a forward thinker and a self-starter who is highly motivated and well organised with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated problem solving, decision making and consultation & conflict resolution skills.
  • You will be tech savvy, with excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office and be comfortable navigating new IT and finance systems.


  • Suits someone with an accounting and finance background that is keen to make a move into administration management.
  • Be part of a dedicated and supportive work environment
  • Career development and training
  • Inner city location - free parking on site

The successful applicant will be required to undergo background screening checks.

For a confidential discussion please call HRV on 03 8378 0200.

Applications close 20 March 2016.

To Apply

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