First listed on: 01 July 2024

Director Performance and Analysis


Mater’s Group Finance department has gone through recent change and as a result we have a newly created opportunity for a Director Performance and Analysis to join us in a permanent capacity located at our corporate office in Newstead.

Reporting to our Group Chief Financial Officer, the opportunity will see you deliver Mater’s financial performance management framework, including forecasting, performance reporting and budget processes.

This is a critical leadership and enablement function which will see you develop and maintain the long-term financial plan and scenario modelling and lead a team that provides high-quality analysis and financial advice across the organisation.

Salary: Salary: Commensurate with experience plus superannuation and access to not-for-profit salary packaging up to $15,900  + access to many staff benefits!

What you’ll be doing

As our new Director Performance and Analysis you will:

  • Direct monthly and quarterly forecast and performance reporting processes
  • Consolidate the organisational view of performance across the parent, subsidiary and group
  • Present financial reports and recommendations to the executive leadership team
  • Monitor key performance indicators and financial metrics to track organisational performance and identify areas for improvement
  • Offer timely and insightful financial analysis derived from the forecast process and performance reporting
  • Develop and deliver Mater’s performance reporting system
  • Deliver strategic financial guidance and support to senior management executive and board
  • Implement a quarterly forecast cadence to minimise the annual budget effort and enable pre-emptive decision making
  • Plan and direct the annual budget process
  • Develop and maintain effective budget policies, guidelines and procedures
  • Develop and maintain Mater’s budget model
  • Develop and maintain a master budget for the organisation that supports revenue and expense recognition
  • Provide expert financial advice and support to the CFO, D/CFO and executive team
  • Provide strategic financial analysis and advice on major business cases
  • Conduct financial analysis and modelling
  • Support the development and maintenance of Mater’s Long Term Financial Plan
  • Lead and mentor a team of management accountants and analysts, providing direction, coaching, and professional development opportunities
  • Work closely with the Director of Financial Accounting to ensure the integrity of the ledger
  • Partner with ICT to deliver reporting systems, budget models, and analysis tools

About you

This position requires strong financial acumen, leadership skills, and the ability to effectively collaborate with various teams and stakeholders to drive financial performance and achieve Mater’s organisational and financial goals.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a business-related discipline
  • Current membership of a recognised Australian professional accounting body (CPA/CA)
  • Previous experience in complex operating models, or healthcare or not-for-profit sector
  • Proven experience in senior finance management roles in complex and diverse environments, demonstrating a combination of technical financial and commercial acumen
  • Strong facilitation and influencing skills
  • Exceptional decision-making skills with the ability to set priorities, manage implementation, and deliver results aligned with corporate strategy
  • Proficiency in project financing, business risk management, and strategic planning
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge and understanding of financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting principles and practices
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to interpret complex financial data and provide actionable insights
  • Proven leadership and team management abilities with a track record of building and developing high-performing teams
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficiency in financial software and ERP systems (e.g., D365, TM1, SAP, Oracle) and advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and financial modelling tools

Why join us?

Mater is Queensland’s largest and most innovative not-for-profit healthcare service, providing care for almost 700,000 patients a year across a network of 11 hospitals.

We are a leader in healthcare, education and research — and that’s because we employ exceptional people. #MAKEYOURMATERMOVE

  • Via salary packaging arrangements, allocate some living expenses directly from your pre-taxable income and ultimately increase your take-home pay
  • Access to package meal and entertainment expenses via salary packaging
  • Access to leading education and professional development via Mater Education
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program and on-site pastoral care teams
  • Discounts to local and national business/venues for Dining/Retail/Travel & Accommodation/Other
  • Unlimited access to a multitude of discounted fitness facilities through Fitness Passport
  • Access to on-site, discounted parking
  • Discounted food and beverage at various campus cafés and coffee venues
  • Access to gym, pool and end of trip facilities within our new purpose-built corporate office in Newstead

For more information specific to the role, please view the PD here – Download File Role Description - Director Performance & Analysis (1).pdf

Applications close on 26th of July 2024. Please note, we may contact applications prior to the closing date, please do not hesitate to APPLY NOW!

Mater is committed to the wellbeing of their staff, and it is underpinned by our flexible and remote working policies.

Please Note: We will not require any support from Recruitment Agencies at this time and kindly request no contact is made. Only direct applications will be considered.

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