This NSW agency is a major service provider who strives to deliver a more consistent and efficient experience within government. The Institute supports and promotes best practice; working to ensure people across the state, no matter where they live, are provided the same high-quality treatment and care that is vital to optimising the outcomes and quality of life for everyone.
About the role
The Financial Reporting Analyst will lead the management and delivery of expert corporate management accounting and reporting services including performance reporting to managers to ensure accurate financial information is provided to key stakeholders.
- Contribute to the meeting its financial management obligations and the effective implementation of finance systems to deliver efficiencies and to support the reliability, integrity and accuracy of financial information.
- Manage relevant finance application environments, or where relevant act as a conduit with Corporate to ensure application support and awareness is marinated at a district level.
- Implement, in liaison with Associate Director Finance and Manager Management Accounting, consistent and improved finance and business practices across the districts including forecast and budget controls, risk and variance analysis reporting to ensure best practice is achieved.
- Drives continuous improvements and standardisation of relevant financial processes.
- Proactively identify gaps in the design and operating effectiveness of controls and any opportunities for improvements, including design and development of policy, procedures, and best practices to improve the standards and governance of relevant financial process.
- Assist in the development of educational material for targeted groups and act as an educational resource on related financial matters.
- Actively contribute to the promotion and sharing of knowledge (both functional and non-functional), through one on one, team sessions and development of learning materials.
- Relevant tertiary qualifications in accounting, commerce, finance, or related studies.
- Post graduate qualifications such as membership of a professional accounting body (e.g. CA, CPA) desirable.
- Demonstrated ability to problem solve, prioritise workload and meet deadlines, both autonomously and within a team environment with minimal supervision.
- Experience in implementing process improvement strategies including identifying issues and risks and developing and delivering process change.
- Proven high-level interpersonal skills including proven ability to communicate clearly, negotiate persuasively, facilitate and express ideas clearly and coherently, both orally and in writing and influence key stakeholders to achieve the required outcomes.
- Demonstrated experience in the strategic and operational requirements of management accounting and responding to the demands in the implementation of business development services.
- Demonstrated high-level skills and experience in using financial management information systems, and other relevant software packages to manipulate, analyse and present financial information.
- Demonstrated and excellent organisational, analytical, interpretive, and conceptual skills and the ability to work with a wide range of stakeholders and in multi-disciplinary teams to deliver change.
- Current NSW Drivers licence and willingness to travel and stay overnight as required.