Careers at yourtown

Finance Business Partner

Job no: 493201
Work type: Permanent (Full-Time)
Location: Milton
Categories: Accounting, Economics & Finance

  • Bring your analytical skills and experience into this new and exciting role!
  • Become part of a great and supportive team where personal growth is key
  • Salary packaging of up to $15,990 (visit for more information)


About the role

yourtown is undertaking one of the boldest and most ambitious digital and business transformations in Australia. With the experience and needs of young people keenly in focus and guiding our designs, we will be upgrading our technology and improving our processes and practices across the business!

As the Finance Business Partner you will be reporting to the Business Performance & Analysis Manager and are responsible for partnering with business leaders and providing high-quality financial information, reporting, analysis and performance advice to the finance team, business and its leaders and to foster a culture of strong financial stewardship in the business.

What you will be doing:

  • Develop and maintain relationships as a trusted and valued financial partner and advisor to the relevant business leaders in providing high-quality financial planning and performance support and advice
  • Support the business to establish financial performance KPIs and metrics and provide analysis, evaluation and reporting of these through balance scorecards and dashboards
  • Support the preparation of financial data, insight and reports for senior leaders including the Board
  • Develop and deliver the consolidated annual budget report, quarterly forecast reports and monthly performance reports against those budgets and forecasts along
  • Apply performance data into actionable insights and implement improvement actions
  • Undertake financial analytics and scenario modelling
  • Support the development of business cases, tender and costing submissions, and funding acquittals
  • Contribute to the forecasting in the medium and long term
  • Build financial stewardship capability within the business including but not limited to budget management, forecast projections, and operating with a stronger commercial focus
  • Undertake financial analysis and provide appropriate advice, including recommendations to address critical issues or strategies
  • Support the development of financial tools, templates, and processes


About you

What you need to be successful:

  • Bachelor's qualification in Accounting, Business, Finance or a related field and a minimum of four years experience in financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting processes and reporting in a financial partner capacity
  • Relevant professional qualification (CA, CPA, CIMA)
  • Strong understanding of how to develop, analyse, evaluate, report on and present financial performance metrics whilst working to strict deadlines and time constraints
  • Ability to independently develop modelling for scenarios, metric-driven operating models and adhoc analysis with a high level of accuracy
  • High quality written and verbal communication skills including briefings notes, reports and presentations
  • Strong ability to communicate, build rapport and influence at all levels of the organisation
  • Strong problem solving, negotiating and influencing skills and the capacity to impart skills and knowledge to others
  • Strong computer skills, including the use of Microsoft Word and Excel, as well as other relevant contemporary applications (e.g. PowerBI)
  • A positive attitude, client-focused approach and genuine care for the work you are doing

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About yourtown

At yourtown, we believe every young person has the right to a brighter future and we aim to be part of the solution by delivering services that get results. yourtown is Australia’s most trusted provider of services for young people in the areas of mental health and wellbeing; long term unemployment, prevention of youth suicide; child protection; family and domestic violence; bullying and cyberbullying.

Many people are familiar with our helpline – Kids Helpline – which is available to Australia’s children and young people 24/7 for any reason, at no cost.

We are one of the largest not-for-profit providers of services for young people in Australia with sites across Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia and Tasmania. The community with yourtown’s Art Unions funds most of what we do. At yourtown you will be part of the solution.

We offer attractive employment conditions including access to salary packaging arrangements and paid parental leave. Find your place at yourtown.


Contact: Miranda Dal, Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist on 0466 943 401


In line with yourtown's diverse workplace culture, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

yourtown is committed to providing services that protect and keep children, young people and adults at risk free from harm. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Criminal History Check and retention of a valid Working with Children Check. 

"In our team we value diversity, inclusivity and people who want to make a difference"

yourtown supports vaccination as the best way to keep our people and our communities safe from Covid-19. We require all employees, volunteers, students and contractors to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as a condition of employment.


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