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Senior Manager, Finance Risk & Advisory

Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Sydney, Australia
Closing date
May 1, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Do work that matters:

Financial Services (FS) partners with all areas of CommBank to provide specialist advice on financial management and strategy. This advice covers finance, audit, treasury, investor relations, property, procurement and security. The FS Line 1 Risk Oversight (FS L1RO) team governs and supports the lines of business within Financial Services in achieving excellence in risk management and operating an effective control environment. FS L1RO aims to achieve a demonstrable uplift in risk management and controls activities across Financial Services.

See yourself in our team:

This role reports directly to the Executive Manager Risk and Controls Line 1. Your role is to support the FS L1RO team in driving strong governance and operational effectiveness of Finance owned policies, standards and procedures. In addition, you will support key projects and initiatives within the team, including reuniting shareholders with unclaimed dividends. This is a broad and dynamic role where the ability to engage a large and varied stakeholder group and translate policy into practice is a critical success factor

On any given day you will:

This role is wide reaching and not prescriptive in every sense. It includes, but is not limited, to the following:
  • Development and update of policy documents and working with stakeholders to embed and implement these
  • Monitoring the effectiveness of policy documents to ensure they are clear, fit for purpose and well operationalised
  • Helping drive consistency in interpretation and operationalisation of policy
  • Coordination and delivery of relevant training
  • Providing ad hoc guidance and support for policy document users
  • Contributing to the team's annual targets of returning unclaimed dividends to shareholders, including analysis and investigation of amounts as well as direct communications with shareholders.

Your experience looks like:
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field e.g. Accounting, Finance and/or Business
  • Strong Finance & Accounting experience within a Line 1 environment
  • Self-driven, proactive and able to work independently
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity and apply professional judgement
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to engage with and influence a broad range of senior stakeholders
  • Proven ability to lead change and process improvement

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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