Job Details
  • Reference374836A_1622075312
  • LocationSouth Australia
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted17 days ago
  • ConsultantChandler Macleod

Chandler Macleod is partnering with candidates and clients alike to unleash their full potential. Successfully working with leading operations throughout Australia, the team at Chandler Macleod is actively sourcing and placing candidates in the right roles using our 'Best Fit Methods'

An opportunity has presented itself for a Finance Business Analyst working within Federal Government in Adelaide. The project requires a highly skilled and experienced Finance Business Analyst for a 12 month casual contract.

Role 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.
This is a designated security assessed position requiring the successful candidate to hold or have the ability to possess and maintain a Baseline Australian Government security clearance.

Duties and Key Result Areas

  • 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


  • A tertiary qualification in accounting, business or finance.
  • CA/CPA qualified or equivalent accounting experience in a financial environment.
  • IIBA certified or relevant professional skill training in Business Analytics
  • Experience with SAP ERP, preferably some exposure or experience with S/4HANA
  • Project Management and Training Delivery skills


  • A tertiary qualification in accounting or finance or relevant work experience in a financial environment. Additional IT qualifications desirable.
  • Expert knowledge of SAP system analysis, design, and project management. Minimum of five years of SAP working knowledge in business analysis with at least one project implementation full cycle.
  • Extensive experience of the SAP system day to day operation and support. Minimum of five years of SAP working experience as functional support and user support.

All successful applicants will be required to provide an explanation of how your skills, knowledge and experience will be relevant to the role, according to the selection criteria provided to shortlisted applicants only (limit your response to between 300 and 500 words).

Please note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted regarding the contract details

If you are interested in the role and you have the right experience for the position, please apply now following the link below.