Leanne Matthews

Meet Leanne Matthews, the dedicated and experienced Senior Finance Officer | Payroll Manager at Early Learning Management. With over 11 years of bookkeeping experience and more than 25 years of payroll expertise, Leanne plays a crucial role in managing the financial aspects of our organisation.

As Senior Finance Officer, Leanne is responsible for a wide range of financial tasks, including financial reporting, accounts payable and receivables, and reconciliation of bank accounts. She also oversees client payrolls and ensures accurate preparation of BAS (Business Activity Statement) and IAS (Income Activity Statement). Leanne’s proficiency in financial services is further supported by her Certificate IV qualification from the Australian Institute of Financial Services & Accounting. Moreover, she is a registered BAS Agent and holds a Xero Advisor Certification, adding to her qualifications and proficiency in her role.

Leanne’s focus on continuous improvement is evident in her efforts to identify opportunities for consolidation, automation, and process efficiencies within the finance team. Her strong accounting and analytical skills enable her to streamline financial processes, leading to enhanced productivity and better outcomes for key stakeholders.

With in-depth knowledge of financial policies, procedures, and systems, Leanne ensures adherence to best practices in financial management. Her exceptional communication skills contribute to effective collaboration with various teams, facilitating smooth financial operations.

Among her responsibilities, Leanne is tasked with developing budgets for childcare services, meticulously monitoring transactions, and preparing comprehensive financial reports. She enjoys the diverse nature of her role, especially the opportunities to tailor financial services to meet the unique needs of childcare services across Australia.

One of Leanne’s favourite aspects of her job is creating month-end management accounts. This involves providing valuable insights through detailed financial reporting, allowing our organisation to make informed decisions and strategise effectively.

Leanne’s commitment to her role as Senior Finance Officer | Payroll Manager and her passion for financial management make her an invaluable asset to Early Learning Management. Her expertise and dedication contribute significantly to the success and growth of our organisation, ensuring that the financial aspects of our childcare services are handled with utmost precision and professionalism.

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