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Sydney CBD
$130000 - $140000 per annum, Benefits: + Super + Benefits
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Andrew McPherson
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10 months ago
My client is one of the largest financial services groups in Australia and an employer of choice with a prestigious brand and superb working culture.  They are currently undergoing a major long term finance transformation program and as such have a newly created opportunity for an experienced CA/CPA qualified Finance Business Analyst to join their finance transformation team on a permanent basis. 

As Senior Finance Business Analyst you will act as liaison point between finance, the program / project, business stakeholders, testing teams, technology and other key implementation groups and ensures that finance / business needs are captured, understood to produce outcomes that meet the needs of both finance and the business. You will also work closely with the program / project manager, project / stream leads and SMEs across the project.

Reporting into the Head of Finance Transformation your key deliverables will include:
  • Working to ensure the definition, elicitation, prioritisation and validation of requirements and design of finance and business processes to meet the needs of the organisation
  • Defining the ‘As Is’ and ‘To Be’ processes with SME input
  • Key input into the completion of the finance requirements, business process specifications and/or system functional / non functional specifications that will drive the desired change to business process, system enhancement / development activities
  • Working closely with Technology to ensure our requirements are built as specified.
  • Reviewing and revising documentation in light of any new information and/or changes to initial assumptions.
  • Supporting testing, training and implementation activities to ensure the successful delivery of the overall business and technology solutions.
  • Project planning: develop project plans for finance related activities and keep track of finance deliverables, ensuring they are delivered on time and within cost.
  • Communication: Ensure project deliverables and risks/issues are communicated to Finance Stakeholder in a timely manner.
Candidate requirements:
  • Qualified accountant (CA/CPA)
  • 5 years' + experience in a finance business analyst, finance change or finance process analyst/re-engineering role
  • Strong financial services background (complex banking or insurance environment preferred)
  • Outstanding communication, stakeholder management and presentation skills 
This is a permanent opportunity to join a leading financial services employer on a large complex finance transformation program.