Lead Business Analyst

Location: Sydney, CBD, Inner West, Eastern Suburbs
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: $150K - $180K + Super
Contact: Kent Maxwell
Call: Kent
Reference: 6694

The Company

​With over 100 years of innovation and discovery, our client most certainly ranks as Australia’s most recognised expert in both the fields of data analytics and science. Part-Federally funded, with a number of revenue streams allowing it to operate in its own right, this is an organisation that has continually delivered ground-breaking research, commercial outcomes and insights to cement its’ place in Australia’s psyche as a centre of excellence.

The Role

Reporting to the Finance Director - Transformation, as the Lead Business Analyst you will play a critical role in the re-orientation and transformation of the organisations’ Finance and IT functions. More specifically this will involve:

  • Contributing to the strategic planning and decision-making process for the financial systems

  • Lead and represent Finance as the subject matter expert by analysing and mapping finance processes

  • Documenting the needs of finance system requirements including budget to report, procure to pay, order to cash, fixed asset, revenue recognition, treasury functions, audit compliance, external financial reports, and internal management reports

  • The preparation of complex advice relating to financial systems, business requirements and operational impacts of change

  • Prepare and review business requirements including accounting and processes

  • Implement and support new finance systems as necessary

  • Coordinate and contribute to system design, especially the user interface, in consultation with Finance Teams and Information Technology areas

  • Facilitate and perform system testing, particularly user acceptance testing

  • Monitor improvements for financial systems in accordance with organisational financial management and compliance frameworks

  • 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

  • Develop key relationships within Finance, Information Technology and other stakeholders

Your Background

To be considered for this Lead Business Analyst opportunity you will need to fulfil a couple of considerations, namely:

  • Solid experience with budgeting, forecasting processes and financial reporting fundamentals

  • Experience as a Business Analyst working within Finance Business Units, with a clear understanding of the business processes that underpin Financial Management Information Systems

  • Control of the Business Analyst toolbox, such as comprehension of ITIL, BPMN, USE cases and group negotiation. Highly skilled in software tools like JIRA, Visio, MS Office Suite

  • Experience in leading stakeholder workshops and meetings

  • Ideally, CA or CPA qualified

If you are keen to apply for this Lead Business Analyst role, please contact Kent Maxwell at Richard Lloyd on 02 8324 5644, quoting reference 6694 or click on 'apply now' below.

Please submit your CV in Word format and note that due to the high volume of responses we receive only suitable candidates will be contacted.