Position Details
Reference Number 37322
Position Title Senior Business Analyst
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Footscray Hospital
Position Summary

About Us

Western Health manages three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. It also operates the Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a culturally diverse population of more than 1 million people. We have 7,000 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth has seen the addition of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's at Sunshine Hospital.

About the Role

An exciting opportunity for a Senior Business Analyst is available within the Financial Planning & Analysis team at Western Health. This position is based at the Sunshine and Footscray Hospital.

Reporting to the Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis, you will provide business planning, performance reporting and financial analysis services to support key stakeholders across various business units within the organisation. Specifically to understand business needs, assessing the financial impact of operational initiatives, capturing, analysing and documenting requirements and then supporting the communication and delivery of those requirements with relevant parties.

Your excellent verbal and written communication skills will enable you to effectively present business ideas, financial data and performance analysis to a wide range of audiences. Your superior stakeholder management and interpersonal skills will allow you to work seamlessly with the finance team, operation mangers, divisional directors and executive directors of WH. You must have extensive knowledge of business management including budget development, forecasting, costing, analysis, and reporting. Your positive, and “can do” attitude will ensure you are well fit into the energetic and productive FP&A team.

Essential Criteria

To meet the requirements of the role you must hold tertiary qualifications in accounting, commerce or other finance disciplines with CPA or CA designation preferred. Experience at senior levels within health services would be an advantage but not necessary.


We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Onsite fitness clubs
  • Culturally safe and respectful environment
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program


At Western Health, we value our employees and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience. Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a Working With Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies

Selection Criteria
Contact Person Jennilyn Baquiran
Contact Number 83457820
Closing Date 17/02/2020
Position Description PD_Senior_Business_Analyst.docx
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