Finance Business Partner

AU-Australia
Job ID
2017-17112
Category
Accounting/Finance
Position Type
full-time

Overview

 

Location: Chatswood, NSW

 

The Finance Business Partner Analyst acts as a trusted adviser, proactively engaging with senior business function leaders to provide strategic level finance decision support whilst driving and monitoring performance to minimise cost overruns.

  

 

Responsibilities

Your responsibilities

 

Provide proactive commercial decision making advice and financial support for business activities Acting as the "shop window" of finance a owner of business relationships not processes

Advocate for finance and be key change agent within the finance organisation

Utilise insightful financial analysis to recommend actions and support or challenge business decisionsEnsure effective support and analysis for investment and spending decisions including ongoing reviews of return

Ensure excellence in governance and compliance with Sage policies and procedures Required skills and experience Accounting/commerce degree and CPA, CA or CIMA or similarly recognised accounting qualification

Current Professional Accounting body membership

Commercially aware with proven ability to build and drive strategy Strong business acumen to review and advise on investment appraisals

Proactive and solution focused with high attention to detail Demonstrated ability to act as a trusted business partner Ambitious, driven nature, able to operate in a high growth and fast paced environment The right candidate for this role will be focused on process improvement, and have experience of change management and managing multiple senior stakeholders within a matrix environment, ideally within a global organisation.

 

At Sage you'll find a company that combines global clout and scale with the opportunity for you to personally impact on the small and medium sized businesses of the people who make it all worthwhile as our customers.  You can expect an ambitious and collaborative work environment where we actively encourage innovation and creativity and are comfortable giving you as much responsibility as you seek.

Company Information

Our Story


Sage is the market leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, supporting the ambition of the world’s entrepreneurs.

 

Like many of the businesses we serve, Sage began as a small business and has grown beyond what seemed imaginable. Today over 13000 colleagues now support millions of entrepreneurs across 23 countries as they power the global economy.

It is these entrepreneurs who are the drivers of prosperity and it’s our privilege and honour to serve them. We take real pride from how many of our customers have flourished and, that our products have grown with them as they moved from start-up to successful, international businesses.

In a world where only the voices of the biggest are heard, we will always fight to hear the voice of the entrepreneur.

 

An innovator today and tomorrow     

Our smart people use the smartest technology to reinvent and simplify business accounting - working with a thriving community of entrepreneurs, business owners, tradespeople, accountants, partners and developers. 

We enable our customers to focus on their business and help them to leapfrog to the future.

 

Inventing the future 

We are changing the way that millions of businesses track the movement of money through their business. We are also changing the way we do business. And as a FTSE 100 business we believe in a socially-responsible world and we are active in supporting our local communities and invest in making a real difference through the philanthropy of the Sage Foundation. Our Sage Foundation is based on the 2+2+2 model - 2% of free cash flow, 2% of colleagues' time and up to 2 free products each year to charitable organizations. Colleagues are empowered to give to the causes that matter to them.

Our customers make life-sacrifices. They take risks to follow their dreams and pursue their passions and, on this, global prosperity is built. They deserve a bigger voice and we will always work hard to champion this noble cause.

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