Finance Analyst

Job title : Finance Analyst
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Contract or Temp
Contact name : Steph Dawson
Contact email :
Job reference : 15048144
Job Description
As the Finance Analyst, you will report directly to the GM of Finance and play a pivotal role in supporting the organisation through providing meaningful analysis and insights around business performance.  You will also act as an effective finance business partner to several internal stakeholders, as well as assisting operational managers with financial planning, contract margin improvements, capital expenditure, cost control and project controls.  The duties of the role will include, but not be limited to the following.
  • Analyse costs, variable contributions, margin results and the project actual performance compared to the budget/forecast plans controlling income, cash flow and expenditure
  • Analyse financial and project information, identifying opportunities/risks and recommending improvements
  • Maintain the data integrity of the contract financial data 
  • Assist with the preparation of the contact management reports including; budget and forecasts utilisation reporting, cash flow forecast and any other ad-hoc analysis as requested
  • Assist with monthly reporting requirements packs for key stake holders, variance analysis and commentary
  • Consolidated reporting of results -Profit & Loss and cash flow management. Analyse and managing the financial results including performance, position and cashflow.
  • Run the month end process in an efficient and timely manner, complying with time schedules as per set deadlines
  • Collate, prepare reporting and presentation of the financial outcome, and projections with insightful commentaries for all contracts/projects under remit
  • Conduct financial evaluations on existing projects, carrying out business modelling and risk assessments
  • Assist with various project related issues
  • Ensure compliance with internal financial and accounting policies and procedures
  • Ad hoc duties and projects as they arise
The Successful Applicant
Ideally fully CPA or CA qualified (or near completion) , this role demands excellent communication skills, proven stakeholder management experience and a desire to improve existing analysis tools and reporting.  The successful candidate will have proven Financial Analysis or Management Accounting experience gained in a medium to large corporate ideally within a fast-faced environment and have advanced Excel and raw data manipulation skills. 

The Organisation
Our client is an Australian retail organisation that has been in operation for over 10 years. Starting out as a hobby business, this organisation has grown significantly to now have a national presence Australia wide.

How to apply 
To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. For further enquiries, feel free to contact Steph Dawson at: