Finance Manager – Commonwealth Golf Club

Commonwealth Golf Club, located within the famous Melbourne Sandbelt region, seeks the services of a Full Time Finance Manager. Working Monday to Friday, the successful applicant will have the appropriate qualifications, (a CPA or equivalent would be a distinct advantage) supported by management experience in the finance industry. Reporting to the General Manager, the general responsibilities include:

  1. The day to day management of the Club’s finances, including: creditors, debtors, IT, payroll, banking and investments in accordance with Club policy and procedures.

  2. Assisting in the daily administration of the Club.

  3. The preparation of the monthly and annual financial statements.

  4. The preparation of the annual budget

An attractive salary package will be offered, and in addition car parking and meals will be provided. We are a small team with a hands on approach, in a stunning working environment at one of Australia’s premier golf clubs.

Applications with cover letter and resume by Friday 27th May 2016.- 

You will be asked the following questions when you apply:

  • Are you eligible to work in Australia?
  • How many years experience do you have in a similar role?
  • What is the postcode of the suburb or town you live in?
  • When are you available to start?
  • Do you have a current CPA or CA qualification?
Mr Peter Parks
General Manager
Commonwealth Golf Club
Glennie Avenue
South Oakleigh VIC 3167
peter@commonwealthgolf.com.au

Office Administrator – Cammeray Golf Club

OFFICE ADMINISTRATION STAFF REQUIRED ( 1 POSITION – PART TIME 2 – 3 DAYS PER WEEK )

Cammeray Golf Club is seeking an experienced front office person with good administration and computer skills.

Duties include day to day office duties, membership and function enquiries, banking procedures and face to face customer service.

Experience with Micropower and MYOB desired, but not essential.

Persons with Marketing experience / qualifications are also encouraged to apply.

The position is 2 to 3 days per week, with the days to be discussed. Hours of work will be 9 to 5.

Interested applicants can apply be email to gm@cammeraygolf.com.au.

Further information can be provided by phoning the General Manager on 99531522

General Manager – Pelican Waters Golf Club

This is a great opportunity to apply your dynamic leadership skills, operational excellence and commercial expertise to lead and develop the Sunshine Coast’s premier golf facility.

Located just one hour north of Brisbane in the stunning surrounds of Golden Beach, the Pelican Waters Golf Club is Queensland’s first ever Greg Norman designed golf course.

Opening in 2001, the privately-owned complex includes the outstanding 18-hole golf course (ranked #1 on the Sunshine Coast), extensive driving range and practice facilities, and a contemporary clubhouse providing hospitality and golf services to members, guests, public golfers and local community.

Plans are underway for the complex to be the centre-piece of a new residential development.  The proposed upgraded clubhouse and precinct will incorporate family-focused facilities and services, providing further opportunities to engage with local residents, community and visitors.

You will be actively responsible for all aspects of management and operations of the complex.  Your broad responsibilities and priorities will be:

  • Providing leadership, supervision, training and support to the service team;
  • Ensuring the provision and development of all Pelican Water’s facilities, services and experiences – including driving revenue opportunities and commercial outcomes;
  • Leading strategy development and execution;
  • Efficient and effective management. 

To be successful with this appointment, you will possess the following key performance attributes: 

  • Demonstrated leadership with a focus on delivering quality customer experiences and a high-performing service team;
  • Experience in the management and quality delivery of hospitality, golf and/or leisure facilities and services;
  • An innovative, entrepreneurial and commercial approach, with a track record in achieving revenue growth, revenue diversification and profit;
  • A strategic focus, with successful development and execution of strategic and annual business plans;
  • Be highly capable at project, financial, administration and compliance management;
  • Highly developed reporting and communication skills.

You will display excellent organisational skills with a willingness and versatility to work proactively with the ownership group, club member representatives, employees, local community and stakeholders. 

Also, you will be a friendly, independent and motivated person with strong communication and personal skills that matches Pelican Waters Golf Club’s progressive approach.Golf facility operations and/or golf industry experience is desirable.  However, if you are currently employed outside the golf industry, particularly in hospitality or leisure, and possess the other key performance attributes as identified, then you are encouraged to apply.

An appropriate remuneration package will be offered commensurate with the role.

Applications are being managed by WellPlayed Golf Business Consultancy and close on Friday 27 May.

Please e-mail your application, including an explanation of how your skills and experience satisfy the key performance attributes, to recruitment@wellplayed.com.au.

For more information please contact Guy Chapple from WellPlayed on 0417 034 684 or via email as referenced.

General Manager – Midlands Golf Club

Midlands Golf Club – General Manager Job in Ballarat & Central Highlands – SEEK

Located in Ballarat in the Central Highlands Region, the Midlands Golf Club is a popular sporting and social club with facilities including golf, bowls, family bistro, bar, live entertainment, functions and gaming machine room.

The Board is seeking to appoint an experienced hospitality professional as General Manager to manage the overall operations of the venue. Reporting to the Board responsibilities will be the financial management and total operations of the club facilities including staff development, training, rosters and staff recruitment, reporting and making recommendations to the Board on administration and operational matters.

To be successful in this role you must demonstrate strong financial management experience in preparing and monitoring budgets, preparing written financial and operational reports and attending Board meetings. Excellent marketing skills and the ability to motivate and lead the team with a sound understanding of food, beverage and gaming operations is necessary. Sound computer skills, experience in computerised POS systems and an enthusiastic, friendly personality and current industry accreditations are essential. Excellent salary package offered to the right person.

A working knowledge and understanding of the gaming legislation is essential.

A full position description is available by contacting admin@mgv.org.au

Applications should include a Cover Letter with a current CV.

Mick Kelly Mercury Group Victoria Inc. admin@mgv.org.au

General Manager – Toowoomba Golf Club

The Board of Directors of Toowoomba Golf Club, Middle Ridge seek applicants for the role of full time Manager. The manager will be responsible for the effective and efficient management of all aspects of the Club’s activities and human resource requirements.
Reporting to the President and the Club’s Board of Directors the successful applicant will be responsible for the day-to-day management of The Club, ensuring outstanding service to members and guests.
We are looking for a motivated passionate professional to lead a team of dedicated bar staff and enable this club to reach its true potential. We are looking for a self motivated, friendly and community minded manager to improve our reputation as a destination club.
The key responsibilities of this role include:
• Initialise club promotions for both members and guests and build the business utilising sustainable initiatives
• Lead a team by example
• Identify sponsorship and grant funding opportunities
• Drive cost effective marketing of the club including digital marketing and social media
• Develop marketing and business plans
• Ensuring the smooth running of the food and beverage and gaming area
• Liaising with the community to build the reputation of the club
• grow the Club’s membership base
• manage the approved budgets,
• Challenge traditional club activity to attract members and culture

Personal Attributes:
• Enthusiastic
• Highly motivated
• Demonstrate previous experience working in a club atmosphere
• Competent in business management and have strong financial acumen.
• Strategic thinking
• Excellent people management and planning skills.
• Leadership qualities.
• Outstanding customer service standards
• Extensive bar and cellar operation experience
• Ability to multi-task and manage time effectively.
• Responsible Manager of Licenced Venue (RMLV) Certificate and current Approved Managers Licence
• Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) and Responsible Gaming Service (RSG) Certificates
• Golf industry knowledge not absolutely necessary

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Leadership and Management control of all Club personnel and contractors.
• Assist with the effective operation of the Club’s Board of Directors and associated sub committees.
• Provide overall management control of the Club’s financial and general operations.
• Maintain a productive, safe and motivated work force.
• Implement effective performance management
• Implementation of the business and marketing plan.
• Provide leadership to the Board of Directors to review and implement a new strategic plan.
• Excellent communication skills able to develop and maintain effective relationships at all levels, including staff, members, customers and suppliers.

If you are a self-motivated individual who is looking for a challenge, please apply. All applications will be treated in strict confidence and only those applicants who are short listed will be contacted. 

Applications to close Monday 23rd May 2016, and applications to be emailed to asstgm@toowoombagolfclub.com.au

General Manager – Rossdale Golf Club

An exciting opportunity exists for a suitably experienced professional to head up the Operations of the Rossdale Golf Club, which includes a superb 18-hole golf course and practice facilities, bar, dining and function area. The club is a progressive and social organisation with great potential for further development to increase the earnings base. 

Reporting to the President and Board, your responsibilities will be to:

  • Manage all areas of the Club’s operations including, but not limited to, financial administration, human resources, golfing facilities, club house business and legislative responsibilities;
  • Lead the team and fulfil the requirements of the Club’s Constitution, By-Laws and policies as required by the Board of Directors;
  • Implement the strategic vision for the Club, Members, Staff and all Stakeholders;
  • Work with sub-committees to provide support and guidance on budget formulation and expenditure, and coordinate these with the Club’s areas of responsibility;
  • Develop and implement effective communication strategies with members, staff, sponsors and stakeholders:
  • Promote the game of golf and maintaining high standards of etiquette on the course and in the club house;
  • Develop strategies for attracting and retaining members and sponsors;
  • Devise strategies for the management and implementation of any future development of the Club’s property and facilities.

Qualifications, skills and attributes required to be successful in this role:

  • Professional qualifications in business management; (desired)
  • Proven experience in a General Manager or similar role;
  • Demonstrated strong business acumen with both revenue and sponsorship generation capabilities;
  • Demonstrated strong leadership, negotiating, problem solving, conflict management innovation and team building skills;
  • A good understanding of social media and how to utilise these tools for the Club’s benefit;
  • Demonstrated strong working knowledge and experience in the hospitality industry;
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills with a willingness to work collaboratively with the Club Board, sub-committees, employees and contractors;
  • You will be a friendly, independent and motivated person with strong personal skills which match the Club’s culture.

Remuneration to be negotiated, commensurate with ability and experience.

Applications close 23 May 2016. 

Chief Executive Officer – The Australian Golf Club

Chief Executive Officer – The Australian Golf Club – Sydney 

  • One of the highest profile roles in Australian Golf Club Management
  • With one of Australia’s oldest, most exclusive and prestigious Golf Clubs
  • The opportunity to build on an excellent foundation.

The Australian Golf Club has hosted 19 Australian Opens including back to back Australian Opens in 2014 and 2015. It is scheduled to host in 2017 and again in 2019, 2021 and 2023. The 2014 event showcased the talents of Jordan Spieth, who won the title that year, before going on to add the 2015 US Masters and US Open to his resume.

In 2012 the Club undertook a $5m course upgrade under the guidance of Jack Nicklaus, with 18 new greens being built and other aspects of the course being modernized. A $1.8m landscape plan was implemented at the same time to improve shot values and strategy, enhance aesthetics and improve maintenance efficiencies.

With a strong membership and forward thinking Board, this role becomes available at a very attractive time in the Club’s development. Reporting to the Board of Directors, you will have overall operations management responsibility. You will work with the Board in developing and implementing strategic and operational plans.

We welcome interest from proven golf club Chief Executive/General Management professionals in Australia and offshore. Ideally this experience will have been gained within other golf club membership based organisations of a similar scale, operational intensity (circa 40,000 rounds pa) and standing of The Australian Golf Club. You will be able to demonstrate a successful track record in strategic and operational leadership and financial management. You will also have the presence, communication and interpersonal skills, judgement and adaptability to drive the organisation through the continuous improvement in service standards and member experience. Very much a golfers’ club, a background, knowledge, capability and passion for golf is a given. Given the frequency of tournaments being hosted at the club, a depth of experience in a similar environment would serve you well. Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline would also be expected.

This is a superb opportunity, in a great city, to lead one of Australia’s most highly regarded golf club organisations through the next stage of its development.

Please respond to Mark Matehaere at Ellington Savage, who is assisting the Board of The Australian Golf Club with this appointment by forwarding your resume to mail@ellingtonsavage.com.au reference number 9979 or for an initial discussion call Mark on +61 2 8234 0200 or +61 416 205 541.

General Manager – Belmont Golf Club

An exciting opportunity exists for a suitably experienced professional to lead the team at Belmont Golf Club, which includes a superb 18-hole golf course and practice facilities, bar and gaming facilities and a dining and function area. The club is a progressive and profitable organisation with great potential for further earnings.

Reporting to the President and Board, your responsibilities will be to:

• Lead the team and fulfil the requirements of the Club’s Constitution, By-Laws and policies as required by the Board of Directors;
• Implement the strategic vision for the Club, Members, Staff and all Stakeholders;
• Manage all areas of the Club’s operations including, but not limited to, financial administration, human resources, golfing facilities, club house business and legislative responsibilities;
• Working with sub-committees to provide support and guidance on budget formulation and expenditure, and coordinating these with the Club’s areas of responsibility;
• Developing and implementing effective communication strategies with members, staff, sponsors and stakeholders:
• Promoting the game of golf and maintaining high standards of etiquette on the course and in the club house;
• Developing strategies for attracting and retaining members and sponsors;
• Devise strategies for the management and implementation of any future development of the Club’s property and facilities.

Qualifications, skills and attributes required to be successful in this role:

• Professional qualifications in business management;
• Proven experience in a General Manager or similar role;
• Demonstrated strong business acumen with both revenue and sponsorship generation capabilities;
• Demonstrated strong leadership, negotiating, problem solving, conflict management innovation and team building skills;
• A good understanding of social media and how to utilise these tools for the Club’s benefit;
• Demonstrated strong working knowledge and experience in the hospitality industry;
• Excellent communication and organisational skills with a willingness to work collaboratively with the Club Board, sub-committees, employees and contractors;
• You will be a friendly, independent and motivated person with strong personal skills which match the Club’s culture.

Remuneration to be negotiated, commensurate with ability and experience.

Applications close Friday, 13 May, 2016

Please forward your application with supporting evidence of your suitability for this position to the President, Belmont Golf Club, PO Box 8044, Marks Point, NSW 2280

General Manager – Gordon Golf Club

Gordon Golf Club is located on the upper North Shore, 16 kilometres from the Sydney CBD. Celebrating its 80th anniversary year, with a membership level of 500 playing members and 390 social members, the club has the reputation of being the friendliest club on the North Shore.

There is an opportunity for you to join us as our new General Manager.

The responsibilities for this position will include.

  • Management: Ensure the effective management of the Gordon Golf Club operations and activities as directed by the Board of Directors inclusive of but not limited to: Financial compliance, Legal compliance, Insurance compliance, Employment compliance. To manage all aspects of the budgeting and financial functions of the Club. To manage all aspects of bar, catering, functions and meeting  
  • Finance: Manage all aspects of the Club’s finances, banking and account payments, to seek opportunities for restraint of expenditure against budget.  To prepare monthly financial reports for the Board of Directors
  • Administration: Provide effective administration services to the Club. To provide a Risk Management function and ensure appropriate Insurance coverage. To provide accurate and timely Payroll services to staff and a Human Resources function. Maintain an up to date database of all Members
  • Regulatory Compliance: Ensure compliance with relevant Acts and Regulations , ensuring the Club complies with all Acts and Regulations relevant to its operation. These include but are not limited to: OHS&W Act, Employment Legislation and Award conditions, Equal Opportunity and Sexual Harassment provisions, Liquor Licensing requirements, Food Hygiene regulations and Trade Practices Legislation
  • Golf: To work to ensure positive outcomes for the Club and players in Club events. Provide support to the Match Committee in the organisation, management and administration of golf competitions. To seek and implement ideas for improving playing and business opportunities with the Club Professional
  • Promotional Activities: To promote the Club and the golfing activities it provides by seeking sponsorship arrangements for the Club and golfing events. Implement policies to retain and expand the Club’s membership. Collaborate on joint activities and events and provide articles and advertisements for local newspapers and other industry media. Promote the Clubs facilities for Functions and Meetings.
  • Board of Directors Relationship: To effectively support and communicate with the Board of Directors through the Club President. Regular attendance at Board meetings to include preparation of Agendas and Reports. Provide advice and guidance re legislative changes and regulations. Communicate on significant issues as they arise. 

The successful applicant will possess the following attributes:

  • A tertiary qualification in business or management is desirable and/or substantial experience in the area of golf club management or general club management
  • Previous golf industry experience preferred.
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and financial software packages.
  • Experience working within a Committee/Board structure with Committee reporting experience.
  • Strong financial acumen including preparation and management of annual budgets, liaison with finance committee, auditors and preparation of annual reports.
  • Working knowledge and experience in hospitality and events management.
  • Experience in staff employment, supervision and management, development and training.
  • Interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to manage conflict.
  • Flexibility and ability to changing environments, including leading change as required.
  • A friendly, independent and motivated person with strong communication and personal skills which match the Club’s culture. 

Applications:

To apply please forward by email your resume together with a brief summary of what makes you interested in applying for this position to:

Peter Baily – President Gordon Golf Club – email: pahbaily@bigpond.net.au

An appropriate salary package and employment terms will be negotiated dependent on experience.

                        Applications close by Friday 13th May 2016

General Manager – Mt Lawley GC

The Mount Lawley Golf Club is seeking to appoint an experienced General Manager who will report to the Board of Management through the Club President. The Club, ideally located just 7 kilometres from the centre of Perth city, is one of Western Australia’s premier sporting clubs, boasting a championship golf course and outstanding member facilities. Since its formation in 1928, the Club has hosted numerous State and National Amateur golf events and the Western Australian Open Championships in 2013.

The General Manager will have the following responsibilities:

  • Act as General Manager in accordance with the requirements of the Constitution, By-Laws and policies of the Club as required by the Board of Management;
  • Act as an Approved Manager of the Club for the purposes of the Club’s licence under the Liquor Control Act;
  • Implement policies established by the Board of Management and ensure that the Board is fully informed about all matters pertaining to the Club’s operations;
  • Ensure that the Constitution, By-Laws and policies of the Club are observed at all times;
  • Develop, maintain and continuously review management philosophy and management structure to ensure the efficient and effective conduct of the Club;
  • Ensure that in all instances the traditions, standards and values of the Club are maintained with reference to contemporary social standards;
  • Report through the Finance sub-committee the financial position of the Club to the Board of Management;
  • Develop long and short-term plans and programs in conjunction with the Board of Management;
  • Remain conversant with and ensure compliance with the Club’s responsibilities under the Association’s Act, Liquor Control Act, Workplace Health and Safety legislation, anti-discrimination legislation, privacy principles and other relevant legislation and awards relevant to the Cub’s operations;
  • Ensure all facilities and services of the Club are presented to the members and guests at a consistently high standard as determined by the Board or relevant policy;
  • Act as minute secretary to all Board and sub-committee meetings as well as any other meetings that may occur from time to time;
  • Respond to the needs, queries and complaints of members to ensure that a happy and amicable atmosphere exists within the Club.

The successful candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • Tertiary and post graduate qualifications in an appropriate discipline are highly desirable;
  • Previous golf industry experience preferred and highly regarded;
  • Experience working within a Committee / Board structure, ideally with Committee reporting experience;
  • Experience in staff employment supervision and management, development and training;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to manage conflict;
  • Strong financial acumen including preparation and management of annual budgets, liaison with finance committee, auditors and preparation of annual report;
  • Strong ethics and professionalism in all matters;
  • Capacity to manage, lead and develop staff including the capacity to mentor and develop strong performers;
  • Ability to innovate and take initiative in solving problems and improving efficiencies;
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to changing environments, including leading change as required;
  • Good analytical skills and an eye for detail;
  • Participation in continuing education opportunities such as seminars, workshops, correspondence courses, site visits (including other golf courses) and trade shows.

An attractive salary and employment package will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

Please forward your CV, together with covering letter addressed to the President to hr@mlgc.org. Your application will be forwarded to a third party HR consultant.

Applications close Sunday 15th May 2016.

Only those candidates shortlisted will be contacted and all applicants must have the right to work in Australia.