Finance Data Analyst

Opportunity for a Finance Data Analyst to use their evaluation and analytical skills to better achieve business-focused solutions at Victoria Legal Aid.
Job Details
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Department: Victoria Legal Aid
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Accounting
Classification: VLA4 - V4AO6C
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/2691B
Closing Date: 16-Jul-2024
Salary Range: $98,902 - $123,624
Job Duration: Up to August 2026
Attachments: Finance Data Analyst #2691 - PD.pdf (PDF, 156KB)
Position Description

Finance Data Analyst #2691 - Candidate application form.docx (Word, 227KB)
Key Selection Criteria

Contact: Sonia Li, Service Performance Analytics Lead
(03) 9606 5384

Position Details

  • Full-time maximum term position up to August 2026
  • Salary based on experience, range: $98,902 - $123,624 plus super
  • Up to $15,900 in salary packaging and hybrid WFH & office model

About the role:
Reporting to the Service Performance Analytics and Reporting Lead, as a Finance Analyst  you will be involved in the evaluation and analysis of data from multiple sources to inform funding submissions, acquittals, and other internal and external reporting requirements. You will be responsible for delivery of data insights and reports including financial and economic analysis and to undertake benefits realisation analysis and improve data and information capture and sharing and quality management of this data.

In this role, you will lead the enhancement and maintenance of the Victoria Legal Aid Legal Assistance Demand Funding Model (LADFM). You will work closely with Finance Business Partners and Evidence Unit and internal stakeholders to perform this role.

This role is based at our Melbourne CBD office in Wurundjeri Country with WFH & office model, regular weekly face-to-face meetings are required at 570 Bourke St Melbourne.

About you:
As our ideal candidate, you will possess:

  • Excellent analytical skills to interpret complex data from numerous sources in a presentable manner.
  • Ability to focus on detail and identify gaps in information by looking for logical sequences of information highlighting practical considerations.
  • Strong stakeholder skills in negotiating and persuading members across the organisation.
  • Exceptional organisation skills to actively collaboratively with a high performing team to meet tight deadlines.
  • Project management abilities to plan and implement changes by researching and developing recommendations to achieve business focused solutions.
  • Experience extracting data from large data sets using Business Intelligence Tools and building reports.

Don't meet every requirement? At VLA, we understand that your work and life experiences can be just as valuable. If you're excited about this role but your CV doesn't align perfectly with our job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or one of our many other opportunities.

About Victoria Legal Aid:
We provide legal representation to those who need it most. With over 1000 staff employed in 15 offices across Victoria, we help people with their legal problems by providing information, advice, and education with a focus on the prevention and early resolution of legal problems.

Our clients come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds and foster a work culture that's inclusive as well as diverse. Your unique ideas and perspectives are valued so that we best represent the people we serve.

Employee benefits:

  • Focus on work-life balance including flexible working arrangements
  • Hybrid work from home & office model
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Excellent salary packaging options including General Expenses up to $15,900, Meals & Entertainment up to $2,650, and Novated Leasing
  • Opportunity to join Myki Commuter Club(and salary package the cost)
  • Supportive team environment in modern offices (including free gym and end-of-trip facilities at our CBD office)
  • Access to discounted Private Health Insurance

How to apply:
To be considered for this role, please submit a current resume and completed candidate application form (listed within the file attachments).

If you require adjustment to the recruitment and selection process or need an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with our team.

For further information review the attached position description or contact Sonia Li, Service Performance Analytics and Reporting Lead on (03) 96065384

No agency applications will be accepted.

Applications close by 11.59pm on Tuesday 16 July 2024.

Other relevant information:

It is a requirement that staff attend for office-based days at their primary work location. In line with this requirement, interstate applications will be considered only where the candidate is able and willing to relocate to Victoria, unless part of a border community.

VLA is committed to putting the safety and wellbeing of children first.


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