Business Analyst, Adelaide SA/NT/WA
- Exciting new role assisting 40+ independent educators within SA, NT and WA!
- Innovative, caring, creative and rewarding workplace!
- Based in Adelaide CBD, H.O. of well-established independent Christian education association!
This newly created Business Analyst role is an exciting opportunity to join the well-established independent Christian education association.
Their executive management team aims to provide leadership, innovation, growth and support to a group of 42 learning communities consisting of co-ed Schools, Early Learning Centres, Kindergartens and Child Care Centres in SA, NT and WA. Their team works cohesively in a caring, relational, positive, innovative, creative, team-oriented and rewarding environment within their head office in the Adelaide CBD.
They are seeking a new team member with an aptitude for analytical reasoning and problem-solving whilst displaying outstanding communication skills, integrity, discretion, and effective time management in a supportive and autonomous setting.
This savvy professional will need an entrepreneurial mindset and experience in implementing business/finance analytics and strategy development to improve financial sustainability across complex business environments. The ability to negotiate, consult, influence and build consensus at all levels of management is crucial.
This critical role reports to the Business Director and through him is responsible to the Executive Director.
The Key Responsibilities are:
o Implement the business and financial analytics and strategy development across a diverse group of Learning Communities.
o To improve the Learning Communities’ capacity to effectively analyse past and future performance trends whilst also providing back-up support for their internal administration functions.
o Provide specialised skills in finance, business administration, data analytics, risk management and strategy development.
o Achieve greater efficiency, improve finance and business capacity and sustainability.
o To collect and interrogate data, so Learning Communities can make informed decisions and improve business practices.
o Provide input into the financial function of the Secretariat.
o Demonstrable fundamental business areas such as Accounting and Finance Administration, Human Resources (Enterprise Agreements and Payroll knowledge), Marketing & Communications, ICT, Property & Facilities, Risk Management and Contracted Services.
o Achieve the desired key outcomes within Finance, Leadership and Strategy, Administration and Learning Community Support.
o Deliver presentations in group and training meetings.
o Interstate travel is required on occasions.
Experience in the education sector would be advantageous but dynamic professionals with a high level of business analytics and strategy exposure from other sectors are encouraged to apply.
Management Accounting or any postgraduate qualification in Accounting/Finance, Economics or Business-related studies or equivalent combination of relevant experience is sought. Experience in using enterprise-wide computer software systems, analytic software platforms including an advanced level of Microsoft Excel is also required.
This is an initial 3-year contract role and is renewable thereafter.
An attractive remuneration package is on offer and accrued benefits are transferable to any job position within our client’s large Christian national network.
This role is for an immediate start and we encourage prompt application. Please forward your Cover Letter and Resume in a Word format to Theresa, quoting in the subject line, Ref: BAtb2611.
Confidential enquiries can be directed to Theresa Bunyon.