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Current available opportunities:

Position Title

Manager Financial Planning & Analysis

About the role

An exciting opportunity for a Financial Planning & Analysis Manager is available at Western Health. This position is based at Footscray Hospital.

Reporting to the Finance Director, this role is responsible for the leadership and key outcomes of the Finance Business Partners who are embedded in every area of Western Health. 

The work streams led by this position will cover four key areas:

* Budgeting, Forecasting and Analysis

* Stakeholder/Internal Performance Reporting

* Business case development & evaluation, and special projects

* Reporting

The team is responsible for internal reporting to all areas of Western Health, supporting and informing the senior leadership group regarding financial performance against budget, helping the divisions to develop budgets, providing analysis of proposed business decisions and alerting senior managers to financial issues that require their attention.

The team produces monthly reports to the leadership of every area as well as reports that are delivered to the Board and Board sub-committees.

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 managers, divisional directors and executive directors of Western Health.

 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 fit well into the energetic and productive FP&A team.

To be Successful in this Role you will

  • Have graduated with a Bachelor Degree or Higher in Accounting, with CPA, CA or equivalent qualifications

  • Have extensive knowledge of budget formulation, forecasting, cost modelling, analysis and reporting, preferably in the Public Health Sector although this is not essential
  • Demonstrate a high level of analysis, presentation and consultation with commitment towards customer service, attention to detail & accuracy and ongoing learning
  • Be able to work independently and with the team and possess a positive work attitude

About Us

Our workforce of over 7,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people 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 comprises of three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. We also operate the Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s, Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a diverse community of over 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Work-life balance

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.


Enquiries: Rebecca Senior
Ph: 0383456085
Position Ref: 40421
Applications Close: 26/02/2021

To view the position description or submit your application, please click HERE

Rebecca Senior





CBS is the premium health-tech provider of Clinical Costing Solutions. For over 20 years CBS has worked alongside healthcare providers to improve productivity, performance, data accessibility and reporting processes using our purpose-built software. 

The Clinical Costing Analyst is an integral role at CBS, working with our clients predominantly within the area of activity-based costing and business intelligence as well as providing analytical and project management support to internal projects and product lines.

Reports To: National Manager Australia

Location: Melbourne


  • Activity Based Costing – working, advising and implementing best practice activity-based costing services for clients.
  • Business Intelligence – provide and develop reporting solutions for clients along with providing analysis of the business intelligence datasets available to enhance the information available for clients to make informed business decisions.
  • Capturing business requirements as required for assigned pieces of work or projects.
  • Testing – provide testing resource for the CBS suite of products to ensure new releases are well tested from a user perspective prior to release.
  • Documentation – Input into training manuals and documentation (online and hard copy) to assist end users in using the CBS suite of products in the best way.
  • Project management and assistance – manage and/or assist in managing internal and external projects.  These projects could be product installation projects or internal product development project, that will predominantly be run using an AGILE methodology.


  • Deliver high levels of customer service to clients ensuring a positive experience with our company and our products.


  • Ensure continuous personal development related to the role, CBS and the industry.
  • Sharing of knowledge and skills developed with other team members.


  • Ensure open and pro-active communication within the company by contributing to meetings, workshops, etc.
  • Ensure timely, comprehensive communication to required stakeholders on progress against assigned tasks


  • Travel to client premises to conduct work on-site for Clients as required.  This will require travel within Australia and may involve travel overseas.
  • Be a positive, willing, contributing and adaptable member of the team at all times.
  • Understand the policies and procedures of the CBS Quality Management System.
  • Complete timesheets as required (on a daily basis).
  • Complete other work as requested by the National Manager.


  • Experience in a similar role is advantageous, but not essential
  • A relevant tertiary qualification with a significant business, statistics, information technology or health management component
  • Comprehensive knowledge of analytical tools and the techniques used in analysing and presenting information
  • Experience working with IT teams and managing large data sets
  • Proficient in the Microsoft suite of products. SQL is highly advantageous


  • Conceptual, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills
  • A ‘can do’ attitude and ‘make it happen’ approach
  • Resourceful and resilient; able to cope under pressure
  • Outstanding communication both written and oral
  • Stakeholder and relationship management
  • Project management
  • Sets the highest ethical and professional standards and leads by example in all interactions
  • Diversity appreciation
  • Adaptability i.e. change management
  • Sound judgment


The performance indicators used to measure your performance and the performance of the team will fall into the following categories.  The specific measures and targets will be agreed with the Management Team:

  • Customer Satisfaction – Outstanding service to clients
  • Productivity – work completed efficiently
  • Quality –producing high quality products and services
  • Duration –producing within expected timeframes


CBS has the following core values that underpin everything we do:

  • Ask Questions - Listening opens up fresh understanding.
  • Build Relationships - People are more important to us than technology.
  • Be Creative - Think Innovatively to make things more efficient, cost effective and intuitive.
  • Strive for great results - Consistently do what we say we will do, when we say we will do it.
  • It is expected that all CBS employees adhere to these values and model the behaviours associated with them.

For more information, or to apply for this position please contact: 

Alan Coburn - National Manager Australia

Phone: Aus +61 3 8080 8088