Business Finance Partner - Medicine - SALHN


  • Southern Adelaide Local Health Network - Division of Medicine, Cardiac & Critical Care
  • Total Indicative Remuneration: $132,877 p.a. - Full Time - Ongoing - MAS3


The Business Finance Partner is responsible for providing leadership, strategic direction and management of the financial resources allocated to Business Units. The position is a key role in translating the strategic financial intent of the Southern Adelaide Local Health Network (SALHN) into operational reality and responsible for the management of the Business Unit finance management services. The Business Finance Partner is responsible for the effective and efficient delivery of finance services to the Business Unit including, but not limited to:

  • maintaining a robust finance governance framework and structure for the Division;
  • reinforcing a culture of financial performance accountability and empowerment;
  • maintaining an effective performance reporting framework that cascades through the Business Unit;
  • implementing effective strategies in managing financial performance, monitoring, forecasting, reporting and analysis;
  • developing an effective budget strategy and maintaining and budget management framework;
  • implementing and monitoring sustainability initiatives and performance KPIs; and
  • providing business analysis and actionable insights including continuous improvement initiatives, benchmark comparisons and business case development.

To be suitable for this role you must possess strong leadership skills and abilities to motivate and inspire others to work together as a team to achieve objectives in a climate of significant change, with a commitment to a team orientated philosophy. You will have the ability to understand customer perspectives and ensure responsiveness to their needs. You will possess strong g interpersonal and communication skills that demonstrate a capacity to build, influence and maintain effective relationships with diverse stakeholders on a range of sensitive and complex issues to achieve positive outcomes.

You must have demonstrated ability to provide high levels of professional service which includes ‘conventional sight’ (efficiency orientated, operational realities and quality focussed) and ‘innovative sight’ (strategic, tactical orientated, growth opportunities and quality focussed). You will possess skills in analysing and interpreting data, communicating the information concisely and accurately, in either verbal or written format to accommodate the key stakeholder audience.

To be successful it is essential that you meet the minimum requirements of the role outlined in the Role Description.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

For Role Description and contact details refer to attached Job Pack below.

721440 - Business Finance Partner - Div of Medicine - Job Pack.pdf