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Finance Partner Business and Private Bank

National Australia Bank
Sydney, Australia
Closing date
May 25, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Finance Partner Business and Private Bank

Job no: 791462
Business unit: Finance
Primary position location: 2 Carrington St, Sydney, NSW
Work type: Permanent Full time
Region: NSW- Sydney CBD, VIC- Melbourne CBD

  • Support and align with the NAB Finance Strategy to modernise Finance and seek opportunities to drive simplification and process efficiencies.
  • Finance people value diversity of thought and everyone has the right to share their opinion and views.

It's more than a career at NAB. It's about more opportunity, more moments to make a difference and more focus on you.

Your job is just one part of your life. When you bring your ideas, energy, and hunger for growth to us, you'll be recognised and rewarded for your contribution in return. You'll have our support to excel for our customers, deliver positive change for our communities and grow your career.

We have a permanent opportunity for an experienced Finance Partner to partner with our Business and Private Banking (B&PB) Finance team to drive financial insight and analysis to lead and improve Business performance. The purpose of these roles is to provide commercial financial leadership, guidance and support through value-add analysis and insight, financial planning, financial control, project governance, forecasting, reporting, and advisory services.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Drive detailed financial analysis by using data analytical skills to enable the provision of commercial and financial advice, on both strategic and operational initiatives, such as the origination & pipeline for business, lending and deposit product margins, ROE, RWA initiatives, expense productivity savings, regional, industry and banker performance.
  • Assess, analyse, and investigate aspects of financial reporting of B&PB (Lending volumes, Net Interest Margin, Fee incomes, credit impairment charge), including understanding of variances to Business plan/expectations to ensure accurate reporting and the production of Business financial insight for potential drivers of variances.
  • Coordinate planning models to ensure business inputs and group assumptions are reflected.
  • Support the translation of the strategy of the business unit into functionally effective plan. Provide the overall direction to the relevant BU leadership team to ensure development and delivery of objectives and initiatives within the strategic parameters.
  • Identify financial performance trends, both positive and negative, and, through critical review & analysis of internal and external factors, develop and recommend short- and longer-term strategies to improve business performance.
  • Support the BU/EU Executives in partnership with the HO/CFO, to grow the business, align with our strategic ambition and ensure transformation / simplification.
  • Work with the central planning teams to relay business knowledge that can be leveraged during the planning process. Engage and liaise with the business and their partners around executing plan target allocations.
  • Maintain understanding of group finance policy requirements and ensure compliance including identifying and addressing any areas of no compliance.
  • Support the NAB Group's financial accounting, controlling, forecasting, planning, and reporting process.

What you will bring:

  • High level of analysis and problem-solving skills driving commercial insights.
  • Strong reporting, planning, financial control, and governance capability.
  • Understanding of Finance/project accounting Processes including capitalisation policy and its application.
  • Ability to synthesise detailed information and extract relevant key concepts.
  • Enjoys working collaboratively and building positive relationships with a broad range of stakeholders while delivering results and proactive in meeting deliverables.
  • Interested in growing and adapting their communication skills to prepare and deliver presentations within the business.
  • Previous Finance/business partnering experience with Finance/Financial Services knowledge required.
  • Experience across a range of Finance disciplines including partnering with divisions, corporate centre planning and reporting and financial control roles.
  • Relevant tertiary degree in Accounting/Commerce/Business and CA/CPA qualified preferred.

By joining NAB, you are committing to putting our customers' needs first every time. You will be ambitious for growth; always curious and learning from colleagues. You will speak honestly, always valuing the time and opinion of others. You will own your work, doing what's right, even when it's hard.

A diverse and inclusive workplace works better for everyone.

At NAB, we're intent on building a culture we can all be proud of. One based on trust and respect. An uplifting environment where every single one of us feels appreciated and empowered to be our true, authentic selves. A diverse and inclusive workplace where our differences are celebrated, and our contributions are valued. It's a huge part of what makes NAB such a special place to be.

More focus on you

We're committed to delivering a positive experience for our colleagues and a workplace you can be proud of. We support our colleagues to balance their careers and personal life through flexible working arrangements such as hybrid working and job sharing and competitive financial and lifestyle benefits. We invest in our colleagues through world class development programs (Distinctive Leadership and Career Qualified in Banking), and empower you to learn, grow and pursue exciting career opportunities.

Join NAB

If you think this role is the right fit for you, we invite you to apply. If you require any reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process or the role, please let the recruitment consultant know.

Please note candidate screening methodologies and interviews may be conducted prior to the closing date of the job advert.

*Please note unsolicited CVs from agencies will not be accepted.

Advertised: 06 May 2024 6:00 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time
Closing: 06 Jun 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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