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Job Details

Location
Sydney
Salary
$80000 - $100000 per annum, Benefits: + Super + 10% Bonus
Job Type
Permanent
Ref
BH-160147
Contact
Andrew McPherson
Contact email
Email Andrew
Posted
9 months ago
Our client is one of Australia's largest financial services groups and an employer of choice.  They operate within the banking and insurance sectors and own some of Australia's most recognised financial services brands.  They offer a flexible and diverse working culture and outstanding career progression for high achievers.

Due to an internal promotion they have an excellent opportunity for a financial analyst, management accountant or first mover from a chartered firm to join one of their key business unit finance teams within their insurance finance division.  Reporting into the Senior Finance Business Partner this is a great entry point into the team giving you the opportunity to learn about insurance products and business drivers and develop your analytical skills before stepping up into a full business partnering role within 1 -2 years. 

Key deliverables will include:
  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly forecasts and annual budget in conjunction with and on behalf of the management team by interpretation of business drivers, historical trends and economic predictions.
  • Assist in the management of direct expenses.
  • Provide analysis, guidance and commentary on Financial and Management reports to evaluate, integrate and act on the relevant data/information.
  • Provide ad-hoc analysis and insights as required on business performance.
  • Work with key business units to improve the planning process and monthly reporting.
  • Develop, maintain and utilise collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of divisional outcomes.
This is a great permanent opportunity to join a large financial services group and fast track your career from financial analyst to finance business partner. 

Key skills and experience:
  • CA/CPA recently qualified (would also consider part qualified / finalist)
  • Either a financial analyst/management accountant with 2-3 years experience within insurance or financial services OR a first mover from Big 4 or Chartered firm (audit or business services)
  • Strong Excel and analytical skills
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Any exposure to general insurance would be beneficial although not essential

If this role is of interest and you are an up and coming analyst or accountant please apply using the link including a Word copy of your resume