Financial Controller Valuation, Change Governance

Westpac Group
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Competitive salary
16 Sep 2020
17 Sep 2020
How will I help?

You will oversee the teams responsible for valuation methodology, independent price verification and the change and governance covering valuation, product control, securitisation and hedge accounting.

You will be primarily responsible for providing thought leadership in the valuation space as well as ensuring a consistent change strategy and governance process across the above areas. Supporting the development and implementation of continuous improvement initiatives that increase the efficiency and effectiveness of reporting processes; work closely with other teams to deliver improvements.

You will link in with key stakeholders across Group Treasury, Financial Markets, Market Risk, Treasury Risk and Model Risk helping to lead and drive the Westpac Group's approach to fair valuation.

What's in it for me?

Joining Westpac has many benefits besides building a long and stable career. You'll be able to purchase leave to facilitate your dreams or obligations and you'll be encouraged to participate in the community through paid volunteer leave and secondments. You'll also be entitled to a suite of online learning, training modules and career planning tools to grow with us.

What do I need?
  • Proficient leadership experience of up to 10 direct and indirect reports.
  • Strong understanding of balance sheet and profit and loss drivers and performance metrics with previous valuation exposure.
  • Adaptive influencing and relationship building skills across senior executives and peers.
  • Strong communication (written and verbal) and presentation skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and superior attention to detail.
  • Ability to deal with complex problems and navigate the 'grey'.
  • Tertiary qualifications in Commerce or Accounting with over 10 years post graduate experience with CA or CPA preferred.

What's it like to work there?

We aim to provide one big, supportive team to help us reach our vision to become one of the world's great service companies. Working with us you'll discover new ways of working, and an exciting range of roles to showcase your skills. As an equal opportunity employer, we're proud to have created a culture where people can be their best, in an environment that values diversity and flexibility. And one where everyone belongs.

How do I Apply?

Start here. Just click on the APPLY button.

As part of our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, this role is open to experienced candidates seeking a discussion around workplace flexibility. We invite candidates of all ages, people with a disability and Indigenous Australians to apply.

The health and wellbeing of our employees is our top priority. We have developed clear standards to ensure our people are confident, safe, and healthy whether they are working from a Westpac Group site or working from home. These are based on expert medical advice and Safe Work Australia guidelines.

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