Jenna Dawes

Jenna has extensive knowledge in accounting & experience implementing new accounting packages/processes into growing businesses. Jenna has over 10 years’ experience in financial-based roles & 5.5 years’ experience in an office managerial role, which has included all the aspects which you require for the role. Jenna has a Certificate 4 in Financial Services, as well as a Certificate 3 in Business Administration. Jenna is also Xero Advisor Certified. Jenna performs an in-depth analysis of each childcare business requirement, with a focus on delivering childcare business goals based on solutions to elevate productivity, efficiency, & financial performance.

Jenna is known as the Xero Guru & is constantly training clients & implementing new accounting packages/processes into growing businesses. One of her biggest passions is to allow businesses to reach their full potential. Jenna is well-versed in exercising independent judgement & solving problems independently, but also a team player.

Jenna brings a positive & proactive attitude throughout the roles & is approachable. Jenna believes that information & people are the key to a successful childcare business. Jenna has a strong understanding of information systems & the information needs of business owners & their staff.

Jenna’s role is to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the organisation by providing leadership in:

  • All financial matters, including budget development, planning and reporting; managing the accounts, payroll and financial reporting of Early Learning Management and clients.
  • To work as part of the Management Team to contribute financial and operational expertise in the development and implementation of organisational strategies, policies, practices, government funding and applications.
  • To interact with the Management Team by providing financial reports and information to ensure sound financial and operational governance.
  • To work closely with the Stakeholders and Management Team to provide financial and operational monitoring and controls on all programmes of work and activities, including producing reports and overseeing the analysis of data and budget administration.
  • Act as the main point of contact for addressing any inquiries and questions related to financial operations.
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