Senior Manager - Group Strategy Finance, x15ventures

Sydney CBD Area
Not disclosed
27 Jul 2022
10 Aug 2022
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level

About the Team

Financial Services partners with all areas of CommBank to provide specialist advice on financial management and strategy. This advice covers finance, audit, treasury, investor relations, property, procurement and security.

The Group Support Services Finance (GSSF) team is part of Group Finance, partnering with senior executives of the bank’s support functions, including Financial Services, Marketing, Strategy, Risk, Human Resources and Legal. GSSF manages the end-to-end finance functions for these support units and collaborates regularly with the other business unit finance teams throughout the organisation. The team manages a sizeable portion of the Group’s cost base and has direct engagement and exposure to many members of the Bank’s senior team.

See yourself in our team

The purpose of the role is to provide finance support to Group Strategy, x15ventures and internal finance teams.

You will manage a team of two, and own the day-to-day finance operations and regular deliverables. You will also provide the finance support to the ventures as they grow and expand.

To be successful in this role, you will need the ability to manage stakeholders, to prioritise and must possess a continuous improvement mindset.

Key duties will include:

  • Business partnering: work closely with x15ventures team to track performance, and apply financial and accounting acumen to assist with decision making including engaging teams within Group Finance, where required, for expertise on areas such as Accounting Policy and Tax
  • Management reporting: own the month-end process, complete monthly submissions to Group Finance, and report the monthly result to senior business stakeholders within x15ventures
  • Planning & forecasting: manage the revenue and expense budgets and forecasts for Group Strategy and x15ventures, including rolling forecasts for individual ventures
  • Financial control: help drive and maintain a strong financial control environment
  • Subsidiary management: prepare management accounts for the x15 legal entities and related capital management

We're interested in hearing from people who have:

  • Strong communication, influencing and relationship building skills
  • Commercial acumen and strong analytical skills
  • Management and financial accounting experience
  • High degree of motivation and resilience
  • Excellent customer focus and continuous improvement mindset
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking and execution
  • Experience in managing and coaching team members
  • Risk Mindset – All CommBank employees are expected to proactively identify and understand, openly discuss and act on current and future risks.

Your Development

In Financial Services we take a proactive approach to your career development. Your on-going development would be part of an integrated development plan. If you live the values and demonstrate the people capabilities, we can offer great opportunities.

Whether you want to move across the organisation or up into a Senior role, the way you live the values and demonstrate the people capabilities are key. Use the capabilities required for this role as a guide to the critical skills and behaviours you need for your next move.

If you would like to hear more about this role, please Apply.

The health and safety of our people, customers and communities is our number one priority. This means that we require all of our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Please speak to us if you have any questions about this based on your individual circumstances.

If you're already part of the Commonwealth Bank Group (including Bankwest), you'll need to apply through Sidekick to submit a valid application. We’re keen to support you with the next step in your career.

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Advertising End Date: 09/08/2022

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