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The purpose of the Finance Partner is to deliver finance partnering to GSANZ service and support functions. This role comprises stakeholder liaison, monthly reporting and analysis, budgeting, planning & forecasting, costing, tender development and acquittal submission.

The role will work closely with the Finance Reporting team to deliver timely and accurate Financial information and build a value add and trusted advisor position in the organisation. The role will support the financial assessment, costing and implementation of organisational strategic initiatives.

Please apply as soon as possible, applications will be considered as they are received.   Submit a short covering letter outlining your relevant skills and experience along with your CV via Seek.


  • Deliver finance partnering across the organisation, with an understanding of the diverse finance information needs, including regular meetings to communicate financial information and to impart financial literacy
  • Build the financial acumen of the organisation including General Managers and program leads
  • Provide finance partnering services to one service division and support services as required
  • Deliver preparation of forecasts and planning
  • Liaise with stakeholders for the annual budget process
  • Preparation of funding acquittals in conjunction with the program leads
  • Provide financial planning and analysis to support the General Managers (GMs), Program Managers, and Team Leaders including creation and ongoing analysis of budgets, and forecasts, and a thorough understanding of cost centres
  • Collaborate with the Financial Reporting Manager to understand key financial drivers,  develop and expand meaningful reporting dashboards, costing and analytical tools Provide support in the preparation of funding tender documents and program strategic planning
  • Make recommendations on improvements to process, systems, and knowledge across the
  • Finance team, and lead projects to ensure continual compliance and implement improvements.
  • Identification of risk and support of risk management programs led by the COO

Qualifications and Experience

  • CPA, CA or comparable qualification
  • Experience of at least three years in financial reporting/analyst roles
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to clearly articulate and present complex financial concepts to non-financial stakeholders
  • High level analytical skills
  • Experience in financial budget and forecasting skill
  • Demonstrated competence in financial reporting with a preference for Microsoft Dynamics and Solver business reporting systems
  • Excellent organisation and planning skills and the ability to manage competing priorities
  • A satisfactory National Police Check
  • A satisfactory International Police Check (if you have resided outside of Australia within the last 5 years)
  • A current Employee Working with Children’s Check (WWCC) or state equivalent
  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination

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Please apply as soon as possible, applications are considered as they are received.