Director, Financial Planning & Analysis

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Competitive salary
13 Jun 2021
17 Jun 2021
Experience level
Director, Financial Planning and Analysis

Lead within our high performing Group Financial Planning & Analysis function, playing a pivotal role you will drive change and operational efficiencies to support the CFO and other senior leaders. You will use analytics and insights to support business decisions and performance whilst displaying exceptional people leadership skills.

The team is focused on providing strategic analysis, forecasting and reporting to the Group CFO and senior management and works collaboratively across the financial management ecosystem together with all the businesses. Being a subject matter expert in the field, your role will be highly visible in order to drive change and implement viable solutions to achieve desired commercial outcomes.

Using your expertise, you will:
  • drive change across Group level forecasting, analysis and reporting
  • producing analysis and insights for senior management including the CFO, CEO and the Board
  • compile and analyse internal and external data to provide insight to support commercial decision making
  • drive in the preparation of external analysis prepared for investors and analysts to assist their understanding of the Group and its performance

You will be required to utilise your well-developed influencing skills across a number of senior stakeholders. Partnering with stakeholders you will provide guidance and advice following thorough review of client, operational, product and financial management information, a deep and detailed understanding of profitability models, business drivers and an overall curious mindset to understand and challenge strategic direction.

You will have tenacity, agility and a proven ability to sustain high levels of performance in a fast-paced, output focused environment and be a natural collaborator who can initiate and lead conversations with business leaders regarding anticipated and emerging opportunities.

With an Accounting or Finance qualification, you will bring previous experience demonstrating and have a detailed understanding of commercial business drivers, funding and capital, data analytics. As a people leader, you will require demonstrated experience in delivering and coaching commercial insights, data and process improvements, and a change mindset to promote team and client innovation is required.

Finally, you will:
  • be curious, always asking, "What's new," and "How can we do this better"
  • be generous with your knowledge, time, and feedback
  • be bold, seeing challenges as opportunities that can be overcome as a team
  • be tenacious with an exceptional attention to detail
  • have exceptional communication skills
  • have the ability to influence senior stakeholders.

If you are motivated by the opportunity to work in a high performing, fast-paced environment, we would like to hear from you.

About the Financial Management Group

The Financial Management Group provides financial, tax and treasury services to all areas of Macquarie. The group is focused on providing strategic analysis and advice to Macquarie's businesses and senior management, managing Macquarie's funding, liquidity and capital position, ensuring Macquarie continues to meet regulatory and compliance obligations and managing Macquarie's corporate affairs.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and in combination with our inclusive environment, it enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. From day one, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of 'empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future' is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our recruitment team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that would help you thrive.

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