Finance Business Analyst

Strong commercial acumen essential, Work closely with Directors and Managers, Leading international law firm.

Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm. We provide the world's pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service.  We have more than 4000 lawyers operating from 58 offices worldwide in Europe, Asia Pacific, Canada, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America, the Americas and Central Asia.

We have an opportunity for an experienced Business Analyst to join the national Financial Planning & Analysis team, based in Sydney. This is a critical role in which you'll partner with the business to provide commercial and strategic advice and analysis to business leaders.  There will also be interaction and collaboration with the global Norton Rose Fulbright Finance team.

Responsibilities:

  • Direct involvement in the preparation of timely and accurate budgets and forecasts by way of consultation with company Directors and Managers;
  • Assist with the analysis, consultation and finalisation of budget preparation to ensure they meet local and global requirements;
  • Upload and maintain annual expense budgets in the practice management system;
  • Regularly meet with business leaders to provide meaningful and insightful analysis including commentary on expenses;
  • Support a number of teams with in depth understanding of the financial and commercial performance drivers for their respective areas;
  • Ensure consistent, accurate and meaningful reporting and analysis is produced to specified deadlines and client expectations including ensuring the accuracy of regular reporting;
  • Anticipate and report on trends;
  • Provide teams across the firm with critical and comprehensive analysis for their respective areas and expense reporting.

Requirements

  • Ability to interpret financial data and undertake trend analysis;
  • High level of attention to detail, analytical and conceptual skills;
  • Strong financial acumen with the ability to develop creative solutions to complex problems;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines;
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

The successful candidate will need to be an energetic, driven and focused individual. At Norton Rose Fulbright Australia, you will be rewarded with genuine career prospects and an excellent team environment renowned for its collaborative culture, passion for client service and professional development opportunities. Remuneration will be commensurate with relevant experience.

Please note that we are not accepting applications submitted by recruitment agencies for this position.

Norton Rose Fulbright values diversity and strives to create an inclusive environment where all employees can bring their whole selves to work. We embrace the opportunity to contribute to the communities in which we work which underpins our strong Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program.  We provide a range of opportunities in which our people can make a difference to their local and global communities including through pro bono legal work, charitable giving, volunteering and support for the environment.

We are proud that Norton Rose Fulbright in Australia has been recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) as well as a silver employer for LGBTI Inclusion through the Australian Workplace Equality Index.

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates to apply.

22/06/2020 $0 CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs 1 Accounting
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