Manager Planning and Forecasting

CBD Area Sydney
Not disclosed
20 Mar 2024
20 Apr 2024
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The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (Bank) is Australia's leading provider of integrated financial services. They are committed to continuously improving governance practices and ensuring that they are aligned with business, stakeholders and customers’ needs.

Financial Services (FS) partner with all areas of CommBank to offer specialist advice, support and services in finance, audit, treasury, property, procurement, climate strategy and investor relations.

See yourself in our team

Within Financial Services, the Group Financial Reporting & Analysis (FR&A) team provides financial support to the CEO, CFO, Executive Leadership Team (ELT) and Board. The team’s areas of focus include:

  • Planning and forecasting – ownership of the Group’s Planning & Forecasting process, strategic and ad-hoc analysis
  • Performance reporting – performance analysis and monthly management reporting
  • Decision support – strategic projects, insight development and ad-hoc analysis

Do work that matters

The team’s areas of focus are to:

  • deliver the key Group Planning and Forecasting deliverables including the annual planning process, monthly forecasts, and other value-adding insights and ad-hoc analysis relating to the strategic direction of the Group.
  • improve Group profitability and provoking debate through the provision of analytical support to ensure thoughtful targets are set and risk/reward decisions are made.
  • Provide analysis on key revenue drivers of the Group, manage costs, optimise risk-adjusted returns, and drive efficient use of capital.

The purpose of the role is to help deliver the strategic agenda for FR&A. This will involve delivering value-adding, insightful reporting and analysis to the Board, CEO, CFO, ELT, Executive General Manager Group Finance, and Group Treasurer, relating to the strategic direction and performance of the Group.

Your Responsibilities

  • Articulate key business drivers, provide critical insights to drive debate, and deliver value-add analysis of all the Group products and businesses for the CEO, CFO, ELT and Board
  • Delivery of key insights and value add analysis, in particular analysis on key revenue drivers of the Group, manage costs, optimise risk-adjusted returns and drive efficient use of capital.
  • Help manage the Group’s planning and forecasting processes and deliverables, with a mandate for continuous improvement (focused on accuracy, timeliness, and functionality)
  • Lead the automation agenda for the team, including transformation of ELT reporting
  • Deliver scenario analysis and central forecasting capabilities for the Group’s financial outlook
  • Effective leadership and collaboration across Finance and Business stakeholders to drive business outcomes and become a trusted advisor

We’re interested in hearing from people who have

  • Strong analytical and commercial skills
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple deliverables simultaneously
  • Innovative and able to drive results
  • CA/CPA/CFA qualified and Big 4 background preferred with advanced MS Excel skills

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Advertising End Date: 19/04/2024
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