Accounts & Payroll Officer – North Ryde Golf Club

North Ryde Golf Club is a privately owned golf club in Sydney’s north-western suburbs.  The Club provides members, guests and the local community with first-rate golfing, clubhouse and catering facilities.

An exciting opportunity exists for an Accounts & Payroll Officer to join this prestigious Club. With a turnover circa $4.5 million and membership of around 2,500, the Club has maintained its proud tradition and heritage whilst responding to the changing needs of its members.

Reporting to the General Manager, this position has a broad focus incorporating much more than pure accounting and would suit an enthusiastic, dynamic and adaptable individual who will work amongst a small office team.

Responsibilities of the Role include:

  • monthly management reporting including Profit & Loss, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow and analysis to support critical decision making;
  • Attending monthly meetings with the Finance Committee of the Board to review & explain the results working closely with the General Manager to ensure accurate budget tracking, forecasting and KPI development;
  • responsibility for the finance function, including AP, AR, payroll and IT support;
  • maintaining the asset management register;
  • ensuring compliance obligations across the Club;
  • proactively driving continuous improvements in the Club’s financial systems and processes.

Criteria for the Successful Candidate

  • A relevant Accounting or Business qualification
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience gained in either a Chartered Accounting or commercial environment
  • Highly developed customer service ethos
  • Ability to work as part of a diverse team
  • Initiative, discretion & judgement
  • Strong time management and effective organisational skills with the ability to achieve work deadlines
  • Ability to work autonomously to provide meaningful reports & commercial recommendations to the General Manager
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience in the golf industry, or Club environment highly desired but not essential
  • Highly proficient with the Microsoft Office programs
  • Experience using Micropower software in essential

If this sounds like you, please send your application including a cover letter explaining how you meet the criteria, and your resume to Jason Atkins – General Manager by email to

An attractive salary package and benefits will be offered to the successful candidate.

Job Start Date: November 2016

Closing Dates for Applications: 26 October 2016

General Manager – Melville Glades GC

Melville Glades Golf Club is a private members golf club located at Leeming, a southern suburb of metropolitan Perth, Western Australia. The Club provides an 18-hole championship golf course, and food and beverage facilities in a modern Clubhouse that serves its 1,050+ members and guests.

 The Club is seeking an experienced and motivated General Manager to be accountable to the Board for the management of the Club’s staff and resources, and ensure its compliance obligations. The position will be responsible for meeting the Club’s strategic goals through continuous improvement.

The General Manager’s role is to provide superior club facilities for the members and their guests.  In doing this the General Manager will:

  • take overall responsibility for the day-to-day management and operations of the Club.
  • report on the performance of the Club against agreed benchmarks, KPI’s and strategies.
  • report and advise on any legislative change that may impact on the Club.
  • develop and recommend strategies for the improvement and/or future development of the Club.
  • participate with the Board in implementing change and/or improvements to the Club.


  • ensure the delivery of high quality management direction, guidance and support to key personnel. This includes the Food and Beverage Manager, the Course Superintendent, the Club Professional, administrative staff and contractors.
  • Assist the Board to develop and review the Club’s strategic direction, policies and practices by proactively identifying factors to ensure the Club’s long-term future.
    • provide monthly reports to the Board showing the Club’s performance against agreed measures, analysis of the Club’s financial position, and review of the Club’s strategic and operational directions.
  • drive organisational effectiveness through knowledge sharing, teamwork, co-operation and communication.
  • foster a climate of information sharing and feedback at all levels.
  • develop, maintain and review administrative processes that ensure compliance with the overarching legislative frameworks.

To secure this role you will be able to demonstrate and provide:

Professional Knowledge:  Demonstrated knowledge of legislation, management,

administration, finance, and standards applicable to the Club.

Responsibility:  Acceptance of responsibility, honesty, integrity, and trustworthiness.

Leadership:  Ability to inspire and lead subordinates for a common purpose.

Supervision:  Ability to delegate where appropriate, but maintain the necessary oversight to

ensure the required outcomes.

Teamwork:  Ability to work cohesively and constructively for a Board, and with the

directors, subordinates and Club members.

Planning:  Ability to develop viable annual targets, tolerances and budgets to achieve the

Club’s strategic goals.

Execution:  Ability to execute agreed plans in a structured and cohesive manner to achieve

annual targets within tolerances.

Initiative:  Ability to think laterally and develop viable alternative ways to achieve targets.

Judgement:  Ability to make reasoned and sensible decisions that are consistent with the

strategic objectives and goals of the Club.

Communications:  Oral and written communications skills and the ability to consult

constructively at all levels.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing and successful Club and continue to build on its success into the future.  An attractive and competitive salary package is on offer to the successful applicant.

Applications in writing and to include current Resume.  Forward to

Further information if required can be accessed by contacting Mr Jason Ridge, Vice President             0413 255 367

A written response will only be provided to those applicants who have been successful in gaining an interview for this position. 

Applications close 4pm WST 24th October 2016.

General Manager – The Oxley Golf Club

The Oxley Golf Club Inc., located 10km SW of Brisbane Queensland in the suburb of Oxley, seeks to recruit an experienced and motivated General Manager.  The Club is an 18 hole private members club which allows limited social play, and was formed in 1928.  It has a rich history in Brisbane golf and has hosted many tournaments including State and National amateur events.

The successful applicant will lead the support team and work closely with the Board of Management and the various sub-committees to ensure the Club runs effectively and efficiently, and will be expected to drive major change within the Club over the coming years.

In successfully performing the role, the General Manager will:

  • Actively oversee and manage the day to day operations of the Club, including the bar, dining, gaming, finance, compliance, golf operations and general administration functions.
  • Dynamically participate with the Board and members to create and implement change within the Club to ensure its future success.
  • Informatively and regularly report to the Board regarding the Club’s performance in respect of agreed benchmarks, KPI’s and strategies.
  • Accurately prepare monthly and annual financial statements for the Board and the Club auditors.
  • Effectively liaise with the Golf Professional and Club caterer to ensure optimal experiences for members, guests and visitors.
  • Efficiently manage the Club’s commercial activities, contracts and obligations.
  • Carefully monitor and manage the Club’s financial performance to maximise profitability.
  • Productively liaise with Local, State and Federal Government departments as required to advance the club’s interests.

The successful applicant will be will be able to demonstrate and provide the Club with:

  1. Professional Knowledge:

A demonstrated knowledge of legislation, management, administration, finance, and standards applicable to a modern suburban golf club.

  1. Responsibility:

Acceptance of responsibility, honesty, integrity, and trustworthiness.

  1. Leadership and Supervision:

Ability to inspire and lead subordinates to achieve Club goals and strategies, allied with an ability to delegate appropriately to ensure successful outcomes.

  1. Teamwork:

Ability to work cohesively and constructively with the Board, sub-committees, members and staff.

  1. Planning & Execution:

Ability to successfully develop annual targets, budgets and plans to achieve the Club’s strategic goals, linked to an ability to manage resources to successfully meet those targets,  budgets and plans.

  1. Initiative:

Ability to think laterally and develop viable alternative pathways to achieve targets.

  1. Judgement:

Ability to make pragmatic, justifiable and reasoned decisions consistent with the strategic objectives and goals of the Club.

  1. Communications:

Oral and written communications skills and the ability to consult constructively at all levels.

  1. Change management:

An ability to imaginatively create, manage and drive change within the Club to ensure its future success.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a respected and successful club and to assist in ensuring its future success. An attractive and competitive salary package is on offer to the successful applicant.

Applications close at COB on Wednesday, 2 November 2016 and are to be made via email to in the first instance. 

It is expected that applicants will provide the following three documents in making their application:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume including details of two current referees
  3. A Statement (3 pages maximum in Arial 11 point font), including examples, outlining your suitability for the          role by addressing the 10 core attributes numbered above which the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate.

Applicants are invited to contact the General Manager, Oxley Golf Club on (07) 33796322 with any queries.

Operations Manager – Peninsula Kingswood Country Golf Club

Operations Manager.

As a result of the first merger between two golf clubs in Australia, the Peninsula Kingswood Country Golf Club is seeking to appoint a qualified and experienced person as its Operations Manager.

The merger of the two clubs provides the platform to create a first class private Club that will offer the very best in Sandbelt Golf with “state of the art” facilities and financial security. Currently the members enjoy golf over 36 holes on two locations, with 18 holes at the Kingswood site and 18 holes at the Peninsula site. In accordance with the Strategic Plans of the Club, each course at the Peninsula site will, in turn, be developed as per the Master Plan following which the Kingswood site will be closed. The construction of a state of the art clubhouse and accommodation is scheduled for the next 15 months.

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, the successful applicant must be able to demonstrate exceptional leadership skills, together with appropriate management experience.

Critical to determining the successful candidate will be the need for the applicant to demonstrate a proven ability of managing similar organisations. The success of this role demands that the applicant has strong leadership and communication skills and can work effectively and in a collaborative manner. The mantra of our club is ‘quality in all we do’ and the applicant must demonstrate a record of attention to detail.

If you are self-motivated with strong work ethics and have the desired qualities and experience that we seek from an Operations Manager, and you want to be involved in the most exciting club in Australia then send your application to:

The General Manager, Peninsula Kingswood Country Golf Club, Centre Dandenong Rd. Dingley Village, Victoria 3172 or email to

Applications close Monday 7th November 2016

A Position Description is available on request. An excellent remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate.

Chief Executive Officer – Cottesloe GC

Cottesloe Golf Club is one of the leading and reputable private golf clubs in Australia.  Located in Swanbourne, Western Australia, Cottesloe Golf Club has been in existence since 1908 and has a reputation for excellence in service to Members and guests alike.

Over the past fifteen years the Club has undertaken significant course changes under the guidance of architect Graham Marsh and each change has led to a dramatic improvement in the overall presentation of the Course.

With a multi-functional Clubhouse situated in one of the most picturesque sites in the Perth metropolitan area, a full male membership with an extensive waiting list and a growing women’s membership, the Club is in an excellent position to continue building upon its proud history as a leader and innovator in golf in Western Australia.

The Club is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Chief Executive Officer to continue to drive the ongoing success of the Club in line with the strategic directions determined by the Board.

The Club operates under a modern corporate structure with a single Board rather than a series of committees overseeing the Club’s business and operations. Under the Club’s corporate structure, the Chief Executive Officer will report to the Board and will have autonomy in the management and operation of all key areas of the Club’s business in line with agreed budgets and key performance indicators.  Areas of responsibility will include the following:

  • Financial Management
  • Membership Services
  • Golf Course
  • Golf Retail and Playing Operations
  • Food and Beverage
  • Human Resource Management
  • Capital Project Management
  • Golf Tournament and Sponsorship Co-ordination
  • Community and Local Government liaison

The Chief Executive Officer will be supported by a quality team of managers responsible for the golf course, food and beverage, golf retail and playing operations. The managers will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer.

The Chief Executive Officer’s working week will be predominantly Monday to Friday with weekend and public holiday work only required when major tournaments or special Club events are scheduled.  

The ideal applicant will have a track record demonstrating excellent strategic thinking and ability to implement strategic plans, an ability to lead and inspire senior staff, strong financial and business acumen, strong written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, experience with capital projects and a focus on the provision of outstanding service to Members. In addition knowledge of golf and a suitable tertiary qualification in the areas of finance or management are seen as desirable. An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful applicant dependent on qualifications and experience.

Private and Confidential Applications, with resume and covering letter may be forwarded to The President, Cottesloe Golf Club Inc, PO Box 2512, Mt Claremont WA 6910 or via email:

Applications should be submitted by no later than Thursday 21 July 2016.

General Manager – Kareela Golf & Social Club Ltd

Kareela Golf and Social Club Ltd/ Kareela Golf Course Operations PL is a busy golf and social club, with 700 golfing members and 5000 social members, located in the Sutherland Shire.  With our picturesque but challenging course, the Club offers a great day out followed by a visit to our friendly and relaxing ‘state of the art’ clubhouse which boasts 3 lounge areas, restaurant, coffee shop, kid’s club, function centre and a conference room for 20 as well as regular functions and events, operated by our external caterers.

Now looking for an experienced General Manager to take the reins of the Club, lead our 60 dedicated staff and accept this challenging role, which will require a self-starter who is motivated to succeed!

The Club is about to embark on a joint venture, with a view to developing our premises, therefore, the successful applicant will need to have the ability to liaise with relevant stakeholders including Council and Builders etc. and experience in Project Management will be a distinct advantage. It’s an exciting time to take the lead of the Club and get involved in this fantastic project!

The successful candidate will be:

  • A passionate, dedicated and professional person holding all the necessary prerequisite experience and certifications that are required within the industry
  • Fully conversant with modern trends in operating an 80 machine gaming installation
  • Fully conversant with the mainstream systems operated within the club and hospitality industry
  • Able to manager cashflow
  • Previous experience at a Golf Club would be highly regarded but is not essential

Duties will include:

  • Overall responsibility for managing the club and course operations including the Pro Shop.
  • Presentation of monthly accounts
  • Computer literacy essential with experience in MYOB, WageEasy, eBET & Generate an advantage
  • Development and implementation of club strategies
  • Development of policies and procedures
  • Be an active member of various Board sub committees
  • Revenue enhancement through marketing initiatives and cost control
  • Be proactive in change implementation
  • Support and guidance to the Board
  • Negotiations with internal and external stakeholders.

The successful candidate will also:

  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Have the ability to multi task and
  • Have experience managing all facets of a licensed club operations

Remunerations will be negotiated commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Please apply through the advertisement on the White Now website by clicking here:

General Manager – The Island Golf Club Nambucca Heads

General Manager – The Island Golf Club Nambucca Heads 

The Island Golf Club is situated on Stuart Island in the Nambucca River, enjoying an idyllic climate – it is one of two golf courses taking up a whole island in Australia. Situated half way between Sydney and Brisbane, about 35 minutes south of Coffs Harbour. 

The Club’s activities include a challenging 18 hole par 69 course with arguably the best greens on the North Coast and 2 squash courts. The Clubhouse has facilities including Bar and Gaming, with the popular “Island Restaurant” featuring fabulous river views. The setting is ideal for all types of functions, including weddings, party celebrations and corporate golf days. Our golf and social membership is currently 375 golfing members and 1875 social members.

We are looking to attract a motivated and hands on management professional, whose challenge will be to continue to grow the golfing and social membership of the Club in a highly competitive environment, and oversee the day to day operations of the Club in the role of General Manager

The successful applicant will have;

  • Previous management experience in the Club/Hospitality industry
  • Ability to lead and motivate a diversified team of employees in the Clubhouse and Green Shed
  • Strong IT skills
  • Ability to prepare monthly Board papers including monthly financial reports
  • Superior communication skills both written and oral
  • The ability to market and promote the Club
  • Be prepared to work flexible hours
  • The ability to meet all OLGR requirements
  • Hold current RSA and RCG certification

An interest in golf would be considered desirable but not essential.

Being a small Club, this position is “hands on” and represents an outstanding opportunity for the right person seeking to grow their management skills, and work with the Board to take the Club into the future. An Annual Salary will be negotiated subject to qualifications and experience.

Please apply through the advertisement on the White Now website by clicking here:

Sarah Watts

RAM, (Recruitment Administration Manager) White Now

P:  02 9807 1806  M:  0438 800 807  PO:  Box 458, Ryde NSW 1680