Finance Business Partner

Strategic, influential and collaborative role for an inspired Accounting professional.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an inspired accounting professional to join one of South Australia’s leading education service providers in a Finance Business Partner role. This iconic and well-established organisation provides education excellence for students from a broad cross-section of communities. With close to 50,000 students in over 100 schools and 6,000 staff, the opportunities are endless! Currently experiencing exponential growth with new schools being established and expanded throughout South Australia, this is a fantastic time to join a hard-working team of professionals committed to providing leading education to South Australians.

Your new role
This exciting role is responsible for partnering the business sections, leadership and management to provide ‘real time’ support and analysis of section and project outcomes. As a trusted adviser, this position will add value and enable strategic improvements through informed decision making.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Leading and providing expert advice to the sections in the development of budgets ensuring they reflect the organisational goals and strategic direction of the business
  • Providing ongoing leadership, training and support in financial management of programs and budget including proposing remedial actions as required to ensure effective delivery of services within financial constraints.
  • Analysing financial data and presenting financial results to the relevant Management Teams.
  • Interpreting financial impacts relating to legislative/economic changes or new initiatives and providing appropriate solutions.
  • Providing financial modelling for new initiatives or major projects.
  • Collaborating with relevant stakeholders ensuring efficient and effective financial operations with an emphasis on quality control and risk mitigation.
  • Managing the audit acquittal process for relevant government program funding.
  • Reviewing and improving practices, processes and procedures in relation to the efficient and effective delivery of financial services.

What you'll need to succeed
With a collaborate mind set, outstanding communication skills, proven people and leadership skills to build effective business partnerships, the successful candidate will demonstrate extensive Business Management experience within a complex commercial environment, managing financial projects. You will hold relevant tertiary and CA / CPA qualifications and display extensive strategic planning expertise. This role will suit a business leader who prides themselves on thinking laterally and creatively and shows innovation in finding workable solutions to complex problems.

All applicants must have or undergo our required police and screening processes

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, please email Roisin Smith at Roisin.Smith@hays.com [mailto:Roisin.Smith@hays.com] for a copy of the job specification. Please apply with your CV and Cover Letter outlining your suitability for this role.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

LHS 297508 #2672129

Summary

Job Type
Permanent
Industry
Charities & Not For Profit
Location
SA, Adelaide
Specialism
Senior Finance
Ref:
2672129

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Roisin Smith, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Adelaide
Level 17, 11-19 Grenfell St

Telephone: 72214148

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