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Senior Analyst, Financial Analysis and Monitoring

Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Sydney, Australia
Posted 12 days ago Permanent Competitive


We have an exciting opportunity for experienced financial analysts to join the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission. We are seeking candidates with strong analytical and stakeholder management skills that have a proven track record of preparing well written and considered financial analysis reports.

The Senior Analyst, Financial Analysis and Monitoring role actively monitors and identifies aged care providers with high financial viability risks. The position will provide sound advice and recommendations preparing financial analysis reports, and supporting aged care providers implement strategies to improve their operational efficiencies.

The role will also be responsible for providing timely reporting to senior executives and contributing to section meetings and Commission governance bodies as required.

The successful candidate will need to be able to work under limited direction, have a strong attention to detail, and a demonstrated ability to understand and apply relevant legislation.

For more information about the role, please refer to the Position Description located on our Careers at the Commission web page.


About the Team, Section and Group

The Financial and Prudential Supervision section comprises of two teams, the Prudential Supervision team, and the Financial Supervision team. The Senior Analyst roles sit within the Financial Supervision team which are responsible for assessing and monitoring financial viability risks of approved providers. They monitor approved providers financial viability position to ensure risks are managed in a proportionate manner. 

The Financial and Prudential Supervision section is part of the Compliance Management Group which is responsible for delivering national programs in relation to approved providers’ compliance with their obligations under the quality and prudential responsibilities, across both residential aged care and home services. This includes monitoring and engaging with providers in relation to their compliance with those responsibilities and in relation to provider financial viability.

More information about the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission can be found on our website.



Prepare financial analysis reports that provide sound and well-reasoned advice on aged care providers exhibiting financial risks, ensuring that the analysis identifies appropriate recommendations and next steps

Support other members of the team by working collaboratively on more complex cases and participating in peer-reviewing financial analysis reports 

Contribute to the training and onboarding of new staff by sharing your skills and experience 

Manage your priorities and regularly update the case management system to ensure accurate and timely reporting to executives

Actively monitor aged care providers that are exhibiting high financial viability risks

Provide updates on cases you manage to key internal and external stakeholders including the Department of Health and Aged Care’s State and Territory Office networks

Support providers to identify and implement strategies to improve their financial performance 

Identify and recommend other potential supports that might be able to support providers 

Contribute to process improvements including the preparation of work instructions and standard operating procedures

Participate and contribute to Section meetings and Commission governance bodies as required

Ability to interpret and apply legislation to determine whether an aged care provider is complying with their responsibilities

Support the Assistant Director by identifying and escalating risks or emerging issues in a timely manner



Key Capabilities

Experience undertaking financial viability analysis and presenting it in written reports that are easy for a variety of audiences to understand

Ability to work independently, with limited instruction to deliver quality outcomes under strict timeframes

Stakeholder engagement skills that demonstrate your ability to build and nurture professional relationships internally within the Commission and externally with other agencies

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business-related field

Desirable skills and experience

Ability to apply financial analysis knowledge in the aged care sector or other regulatory environment

Professional accounting qualifications (i.e. CA, CPA)

Experience working in a compliance/regulatory environment

Position eligibility

In addition to the above key candidate qualities, to be eligible for this position you must:

be an Australian citizen

satisfy a National Coordinated Criminal History Check

Completed Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business-related field

How to apply

Submit an online application through our Careers at the Commission webpage by 11.59 pm (AEST) on Sunday 2 June 2024. As part of your application, you will need to provide: 

Your resume (up to 3 pages maximum) 

A 600-word statement demonstrating how you meet the key capabilities and key accountabilities for the role

You are encouraged to refer to the APS6 Integrated Leadership System where relevant to assist you with your response. Candidates are recommended to consider the APSC Cracking the Code when drafting your statement.

Please note, applications that do not provide a resume and statement may not be assessed and may not progress to the next recruitment stage.

For assistance with accessing our website or with lodging your application, please contact our recruitment team via 

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Any questions about the role should be directed to Rochelle Stanwix via 02 8831 1199 or 

Merit Pool

A merit pool of suitable candidates may be created from this selection process. Suitable candidates placed on the merit pool may be contacted in relation to identical or similar vacancies on a non-ongoing and ongoing basis at the Commission, or the broader APS, within 18 months from the start date of this advertisement.

Non-ongoing opportunities may be offered with an initial engagement of up to 18 months, with one possible extension of up to 6 months (a total maximum contract period of 2 years).

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