Business Analyst SA/NT/WA
Business / Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time
Applications Close: 18 February 2020
This exciting new role assisting 40+ independent Christian educators in SA, NT and WA in finance/business analytics and strategy development. The position is based in their Adelaide Head Office within the Adelaide CBD and is for immediate commencement!
<p>This newly created Business Analyst role is an exciting opportunity to join the well-established independent Christian education association. </p><p>Their executive management team aims to provide leadership, innovation, growth and support to a group of 42 learning communities consisting of co-ed Schools, Early Learning Centres, Kindergartens and Child Care Centres in SA, NT and WA. Their team works cohesively in a caring, relational, positive, innovative, creative, team oriented and rewarding environment within their head office in the Adelaide CBD. </p><p>They are seeking a new team member with an aptitude for analytical reasoning and problem solving whilst displaying outstanding communication skills, integrity, discretion, and effective time management in a supportive and autonomous setting. </p><p>This savvy professional will need an entrepreneurial mindset and experience in implementing business/finance analytics and strategy development to improve financial sustainability across complex business environments. The ability to negotiate, consult, influence and build consensus at all levels of management is crucial. </p><p>This critical role reports to the Business Director and through him, is responsible to the Executive Director.</p><p><b> The Key Responsibilities are:</b></p><p>o Implement the business and financial analytics and strategy development across a diverse group of Learning Communities. <br />o To improve the Learning Communities’ capacity to effectively analyse past and future performance trends whilst also providing back-up support for their internal administration functions. <br />o Provide specialised skills in finance, business administration, data analytics, risk management and strategy development.<br />o Achieve greater efficiency, improve finance and business capacity and sustainability. <br />o To collect and interrogate data, so Learning Communities can make informed decisions and improve business practices. <br />o Provide input into the financial function of the Secretariat.<br />o Demonstrable fundamental business areas such as Accounting and Finance Administration, Human Resources (Enterprise Agreements and Payroll knowledge), Marketing & Communications, ICT, Property & Facilities, Risk Management and Contracted Services.<br />o Achieve the desired key outcomes within Finance, Leadership and Strategy, Administration and Learning Community Support. <br />o Deliver presentations in group and training meetings.<br />o Interstate travel is required on occasions.<br /><br />Experience in the education sector would be advantageous but dynamic professionals with a high level of business analytics and strategy exposure from other sectors are encouraged to apply. </p><p>Management Accounting or any postgraduate qualification in Accounting/Finance, Economics or Business-related studies or equivalent combination of relevant experience is sought. Experience in using enterprise wide computer software systems, analytic software platforms including advanced level of Microsoft Excel is also required. </p><p>This is an initial 3-year contract role and is renewable thereafter. <br /><br />An attractive remuneration package is on offer and accrued benefits are transferable to any job position within our client’s large Christian national network. <br /><br />This role is for immediate start and we do encourage prompt application. Applications will close by the 18th February 2020.<br /><br />Confidential enquiries can be directed to Theresa on 0413 609 102.<br /></p>