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Lauren Atkinson
25 days ago
Our client a leading NSW Government Department are looking for a Senior Manager Finance Business partner to join their team on a 9 month contract with potential for extension.

The primary purpose of the role is to support effective financial planning within an area of responsibility. It will work alongside key business decision makers to influence and shape financial plans and advise on future direction. The role will also help to deliver effective financial management, control and advisory support for divisional business, to assist the business unit in understanding its financial performance; formulating strategies to achieve business targets; and improving its ability to forecast future performance.

Key accountabilities
  • Work closely with, and influence, senior leaders to help drive business performance, helping to ensure high quality financial decisions are made in the business unit.
  • Provide objective financial advice and opinions that positively impact the future choices of a divisional business.
  • Identify and drive financial efficiency with divisional management, ensuring that the division allocates resources effectively with rigorous pressure on costs and a commitment to a value-for-money approach.
  • Investigate opportunities as well as high risk and material financial issues, or problem areas, with the business, and develop and propose solutions and options to resolve/progress concerns to a satisfactory outcome.
  • Review financial performance information and plans, including the annual budget and the division’s monthly management accounts and forecasts, to ensure they are robust and accurately reflect key business issues.
  • Promote good financial disciplines, and risk management processes to ensure good local cost control and cost management behaviour in the business.
  • Work closely with the embedded Management Accounting team counterparts to ensure effective coordination of activities with them and contribute to the continual improvement of strategies, processes and tools to provide effective financial decision support to key stakeholders.
  • Execute safety responsibilities, authorities and accountabilities consistent with safety management system requirements

For further information on this role or to apply in confidence, please contact Lauren Atkinson on 02 8227 9200 or apply directly via the Apply for this job button. Only WORD DOCUMENT resumes will be accepted