Finance Analyst

Finance Analyst

Job Title: Finance Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Ashfield
Salary: Market Rate
Start Date: 2021-02-17 00:00:00
Reference: V-38608-1
Contact Name: Maria Fabello
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 18, 2021 15:49

Job Description

Finance Analyst: ASAP- 30/6/2021 - Our NSW Gov. client is looking for a finance analyst with good analytical capability and experience, excellent verbal and written communications, presentation skills. Able to work independently and as a team.
Primary purpose of role: Provide an interface between the business operations and the central finance team and other interested parties to provide relevant financial advice that enables senior staff to make decisions regarding operations.
Key accountabilities:
•Assist the delivery of strategic, tactical and operational financial advice to program executives to achieve their organisational goals, ensuring they meet the required standards of probity, equity and best practice in public administration.
•Assist, and provide analysis, in the preparation of high quality, timely financial reporting to meet the organisational needs.
•Support the development, monitoring and reporting of ground up budgets working with the Director and Divisional executives to ensure the budgets reflect the businesses plans and remain within their budgetary allocation.
•Engage with key stakeholders to provide coaching and technical advice around financial controls and actions related to budget variances and provide recommendations if required.
•Identify and report pressures on program budgets, work with the Divisions in consideration and implementation of mitigation strategies to reduce the impact.
•Provide financial analysis and advice regarding the impacts arising from Divisional initiatives, including assistance with costing and consideration as to the sources of funding.
Key challenges:
•Gaining recognition and support from the Divisional executives regarding the role and importance of the PMO teams so that they are able to have access to all relevant resources and information. Improving the level of budgetary and risk management awareness across the program and its implications on the operational success of the business goals.
•Managing the complex internal and external stakeholder relationships and achieving a balance between the program needs and the expected reporting requirements of client units, and central government agencies. 
Decision making: The role will help deliver upon the strategic financial matters for the program carrying out the day-to-day work priorities as set out by the Senior Finance Analyst.  The role will perform Finance and Budgetary matters and provide advice to program management as well as the Divisional Heads and relevant executives.
Essential requirements: Tertiary qualifications in Accounting, Business, Commerce or related discipline or demonstrated equivalent experience.

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