Job Details
  • Reference374510A_1621566668
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted26 days ago
  • ConsultantNeville Smith

As one of the Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage a Finance Business Analyst on a contract for 12 months.

Position Overview

The Finance Business Analyst will be responsible for maintaining the integrity of the finance systems and tools together with their interfaces in regarding to the information technology governance, process, and improvement. The role will lead in system analysis, identify gap, risk, user requirement development, testing and training; the role will also provide input into planning and decision-making processes to assist management delivery the financial business objectives. This role is required to have a great experience of the financial environment, business process, system functionality, communication, and project management.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Document and understand data needs of finance system requirements, which include procure to pay, accounts receivable, fixed assets, revenue recognition, cash management and banking.
  • Assist and train finance and accounting team members on how to use the system which includes providing guidance to the team on existing tools, as well as assist them with researching issues.
  • Research, implement, and support new finance systems, as necessary.
  • Work with the Manager to contribute to the strategic direction planning and decision-making process of the financial systems and translate this into operational priorities.
  • Lead and represent the business as the subject matter expert by analysing and mapping the business as well as system processes to identify risk, gap, and improvements.
  • Preparation of complex advice relating to financial systems, business requirements and operational impacts of change. Prepare and review business requirements including accounting and processes.
  • Provide advice on the impacts business process change has on the financial systems to stakeholders.
  • Coordinate and contribute to system design especially the user interface in consultation with in-business finance and information technology area.
  • Analyse projects and change activities that impact on the financial system to provide assurance that financial control and system risks have been identified and managed.
  • Develop key relationships within the Finance, information technology and other stakeholders.
  • Facilitate to develop system documentation and provide training as well as assist the business and system communication together with other duties as directed.

Skills & Experience:

  • Teamwork and Collaboration: Cooperates with others to achieve organisational objectives and may share team resources in order to do this. Collaborates with other teams as well as industry colleagues.
  • Influence and Communication: Uses knowledge of other party's priorities and adapts presentations or discussions to appeal to the interests and level of the audience. Anticipates and prepares for other's reactions.
  • Resource Management/Leadership: Sets up and maintains effective and efficient work teams and manages performance and resources, to achieve objectives. Chooses appropriate management strategies and communication styles to maintain high levels of motivation and productivity. Gives feedback for development purposes and provides support and direction for improvement.
  • Judgement and Problem Solving: Investigates underlying issues of complex and ill-defined problems and develops appropriate response by adapting/creating and testing alternative solutions.
  • Independence: Plans, sets and works to meet challenging standards and goals for self and/or others. Recognises where endeavours will make the most impact or difference, decides on desired outcome and sets realistic goals to reach this target.
  • Adaptability: Copes with ambiguity or situations that lack clarity. Adapts readily to changing circumstances and new responsibilities (which may include activities outside own preferences) in the interests of achieving team objectives. Recognises the need for and undertakes personal development as a result of changes.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • The successful candidate will be required to have a Baseline security clearance.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively, you can call Neville Smith on 02 6268 9916 or email for further discussion.