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Financial Analyst

Organisation : Oaktree

Location : Australia

Time required : 6 hours per week

Duration of project : Minimum 6-12 months

Skill area : Community Services, Digital Volunteering, Finance & Accounting, Volunteer Management

Sector : Children, Community Engagement, Youth & Young People

Application closing date : 1 Mar, 2024

About the role

Role Overview:

As a Financial Analyst, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring Oaktree’s financial health. Leveraging your analytical and problem-solving skills, you will provide valuable financial insights, analysis, and strategic guidance to aid in the effective management of Oaktree’s resources. Your contributions will be instrumental in driving Oaktree towards greater success and making a meaningful difference in the lives of young people.


  • Analyse financial data, identify opportunities for improvements, and provide recommendations to enhance financial performance
  • Utilise historical data and market analysis to accurately forecast revenues, expenses, and cash flows
  • Develop financial models to support decision making and evaluate the financial impact of various scenarios and initiatives
  • Help prepare the annual budget, perform budget variance analysis, and monitor budgetary performance
  • Prepare comprehensive financial reports for internal stakeholders and communicate financial insights in a clear, concise, and understandable manner
  • Contribute to ad hoc project assigned by the Director of Finance and the Executive Team


  • Passionate about social change and not-for-profit organisations
  • Interested in financial analysis, forecasting, and modelling
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a critical and creative mindset
  • Attention to detail and the ability to gather, analyse, and interpret data from multiple sources
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present complex information clearly
  • Capable of working independently and collaboratively in a team

While skills are important, we prioritise qualities such as will, determination, and passion over specific expertise, degrees, or years of experience. We strongly encourage individuals who embody these qualities to step forward and submit their applications.

About the organisation

Organisation name : Oaktree

About Oaktree:

Oaktree is an organisation run by young people. Our primary goal is to ensure equal opportunities for youth worldwide. We strongly believe that every young person, regardless of their place of birth, should have a fair chance to reach their full potential. To achieve this, we are dedicated to empowering youth-led organisations throughout the Asia-Pacific Region. Our approach involves providing financial assistance and support to these organisations, enabling them to address the challenges they identify within their local communities. For more information, please see our website.

Not for Profit : Yes

How to apply

Position Description : Financial Analyst JD

Please apply by filling in the application form, which you can find by clicking here.

Please quote in application: Financial Analyst via Pro Bono Australia.


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