Financial Analyst, Growing Careers Project

Date: 10 Jul 2024

Location: New South Wales, AU

Company: The Smith Family

  • Make a difference to young Australians through supporting their education
  • Temporary full time position until December 2025.
  • Based in Sydney National Office, NSW (other capital cities considered)

The Smith Family is a children’s education charity that helps young Australians experiencing disadvantage to create better futures for themselves through harnessing the power of education. 


We are seeking an experienced Financial Analyst, Growing Careers Project to join our organisation. Reporting to the Project Manager, Growing Careers Project and working alongside dedicated, energised, and passionate team members, this role will support budgeting, financial analysis, forecasting, and reporting, partnering with various functional areas to add value to different projects through financial modeling and analysis, and preparing reports to be presented to key decision makers.


About our role
You will be responsible for:


  • Administration of financial aspects relating to government funded programs including Growing Careers Project.
  • Ensuring timely delivery of all financial reporting aspects relating to all government funded programs.
  • Monthly review of expenditure and revenue recognition.
  • Provide analysis, insight and support to the Program Managers, National Managers and GCP Operations team.
  • Facilitate internal audit process of Growing Careers Project.
  • Systems support including development and continual improvement of reporting systems, analysis and management information.


About you


As well as passion for community, you will bring the following: 


  • Tertiary qualification in Accounting, Finance, or other relative areas
  • Minimum 3+ years’ experience in accounting, budgeting, and forecasting, financial reporting, and analysis skills
  • Intermediate to Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Strong analytical, superior presentation and report writing skills
  • Knowledge of ERP systems and related technologies (exposure in D365 will be an added advantage)
  • Strong time management with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

About our culture
The Smith Family has employees at the centre of its values and operations. We nurture a supportive and inclusive culture that enables people to achieve personal and professional goals, through collaboration and innovation. With a proven work-life balance, wellbeing and health are our top priorities. Enjoy many other benefits, such as tax concessions and flexible working arrangements.
If you are passionate about what you do, committed to make a difference and this sounds like your next role, please click apply, we’d love to hear from you. You may view the position description here.
Closing date: 21 July 2024
Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate must be prepared to undertake a National Police Check and a Working with Children’s Check. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to principles of cultural diversity. Applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.