Guardian Childcare and Education Careers

Performance Analyst

Full-time Permanent
Guardian Early Learning Group, ,

Job no: 593862
Categories: Finance
Posted: 14/05/2024 02:51 PM

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Performance Analyst
About Guardian:
Guardian is a leading childcare and early education provider, renowned for our dedication to nurturing young minds and fostering future leaders. With a network of over 175 contemporary Centres spanning metro NSW, VIC, ACT, QLD, and SA, we serve over 10,000 children daily. Demonstrating our unwavering commitment to excellence, 94% of our centers meet or surpass the National Quality Standard. At Guardian, we believe in igniting curiosity, encouraging imagination, and nurturing bravery in every child, ensuring they embark on life’s journey with the strongest possible foundation.

About the Role
As a Performance Analyst at Guardian, you’ll play a vital role in our finance team, leveraging IBM Planning Analytics to drive insightful decision-making. Reporting to the FP&A Manager, you’ll collaborate with various departments to facilitate financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and reporting processes. Your responsibilities will include generating regular operational and financial reports, designing and developing TM1 solutions, gathering business requirements, integrating data, troubleshooting issues, and recommending enhancements for continuous improvement. This is a hands-on role that offers the opportunity to work with cross-functional teams and make a meaningful impact on the organization’s success.

About You:
We’re seeking an experienced and commercially astute individual who shares our passion for early childhood education. To excel in this role, you’ll need:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Information Systems, or a related field. Advanced degree or professional certifications (e.g., CMA, CPA, CFA) preferred.
  • Strong hands-on experience with IBM Planning Analytics (TM1) and Planning Analytics Workspace.
  • Proficiency in TM1 architecture, including cube design, turbo integrator, and rules.
  • Experience in data integration, ETL processes, and intermediate SQL database management.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to translate business requirements into technical solutions.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and work under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Familiarity with financial planning and analysis (FP&A) processes and concepts.
  • Experience with other financial planning and analysis tools (e.g., Hyperion, Anaplan) is a plus.
  • Practical working knowledge of PythonTM1py preferred.

If you’re ready to join a team dedicated to making a difference in the lives of young children and possess the skills and mindset to excel in this role, we encourage you to apply. At Guardian, you’ll have the opportunity to grow and thrive in your career while contributing to our mission of providing the best possible start to life for every child.

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