Finance Analyst

Full time


A$85,000/yr - A$90,000/yr

Forecast is seeking an Finance Analyst to join our team in Sydney/Melbourne, with seniority dependent on experience.

About Us

Founded in 2010 in the UK, Forecast has been on a journey to become a leading international data solutions, analytics and modelling consultancy. Forecast entered the Australian market in 2016 and has offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Queensland working with clients across the country, from large corporates to dynamic small-medium enterprises.

The Forecast team have a wealth of technical and commercial experience. The challenging nature of our projects and the variety of business solutions that we provide makes for a stimulating working environment.

Position Overview

This is a customer facing role requiring advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, commercial and financial analysis, and prior experience developing financial models. Experience with data analytics tools such as SQL, R, Python, or Power BI would also be valuable for the position.

The role is best suited to a highly motivated and confident individual who can work both independently and as part of a team (internal and client teams). Strong attention to detail and an ability to meet tight project deadlines are essential.

After an initial period of training in Forecast methodology and modelling standards, the Finance Analyst will be deployed directly to client projects. The Finance Analyst will work with other Forecast team members to assist with all aspects of the client engagement, including model scoping, design, build, review, testing and handover.

We are interested to hear from candidates with the right attitude for the job; naturally entrepreneurial people that feed on the energy of a thriving team. You’ll need a balance of administrative, communication, and project management skills.

Candidate Requirements

  • Degree(s) in relevant discipline (economics, mathematics, finance, or engineering). Postgraduate is favoured but not essential
  • 3+ years experience in professional services, banking, or corporate FP&A
  • Advanced Excel knowledge and prior modelling experience
  • Strong commercial acumen to identify business drivers and interpret model results
  • Experience with data analytics is favoured but not essential
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment
  • Full rights to work in Australia

Contract Details

  • Permanent full-time position based in Sydney or Melbourne
  • Attractive remuneration package $85,000 – $90,000 base + Super + Incentive
  • Challenging position in small, growing team of consultants
  • Occasional travel, within and outside Australia
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