Finance Systems Specialist

Sydney CBD Area
Not disclosed
18 Apr 2024
18 May 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

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Financial Services (FS) partner with all areas of CommBank to provide specialist advice on financial management and strategy. This advice covers finance, audit, treasury, investor relations, and property.

See yourself in our team

FS Controls and Operations, Global Finance Systems and Control, Global Finance Systems team is responsible for:-

  • Management of the various applications on behalf of Group Procurement and Group Property.
  • Providing support to the Group Costing & Profitability Reporting teams
  • The provision of finance operations, payroll-related reconciliation, and interface controls services on behalf of various Business Units in the Bank.
  • Managing the delivery and operation of Group-wide Accounting Mapping Engine (FDM), ERP, EPM platforms.
  • Development/migration of the Groups reconciliations onto Accurate and provide Level 1 support for existing reconciliations

Do work that matters

The team contributes to Finance Systems strategy and roadmaps and as the Finance Systems specialist under PACE model, you will deliver system projects and enhancements, along with maintaining optimal operating rhythms. You will also participate and uplift regular platform upgrade management capability that negates expensive, large upgrades.

Your Responsibilities

  • Identify strategic opportunities, build business cases, and stakeholder support
  • Implementing governance of data and reporting tools as required
  • Leveraging strategic data initiatives such as Aptitude sub-ledger, Oracle EPM suites, Peoplesoft ERP, and other CBA group-wide data assets
  • Reduce complexity and bespoke customisations, ensuring platform stays “evergreen” and is ready for any strategic future upgrade plans
  • Build our relationships with group finance and BU finance teams to better understand use cases for the ERP stack “voice of customer”
  • Contribute to FINREP - Simplify & rationalise excel templates, and maintain data integrity for month-end flash reporting
  • Re-imagine ERP modules suites dashboard capabilities
  • Be able to contribute to design and planning sessions involving upstream (ERP and sub-ledger) and downstream finance use cases
    • Management reporting and analysis
    • Flash
    • Planning
    • Forecasting
  • Be Finance Systems specialist for the ERP squad under PACE model in a manner consistent with CBA's Values and People Capabilities.

We’re interested in hearing from people who have

  • Deep understanding of financial control, data quality, and systems with experience developing strategies for finance, performance management, and reporting transformation
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and relationship building, including vendor and implementation partners
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills that enable constructive working relationships across the Group with a focus on enterprise-wide outcomes.
  • Strong analytical skills, business acumen, and knowledge of performance drivers across financial services business units and support functions.
  • A curious and humble mindset with the ability to stay abreast of technology trends and changes and to seek industry-wide perspectives on Enterprise Performance best practice

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If you're already part of the Commonwealth Bank Group (including Bankwest, x15ventures), 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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