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Head of Finance - Personal Bank Deposits

National Australia Bank
Melbourne, Australia
Closing date
May 17, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Head of Finance - Personal Bank Deposits

Job no: 793911
Business unit: Finance
Primary position location: 395 Bourke St, Melbourne, VIC
Work type: Permanent Full time
Region: NSW- Sydney CBD, VIC- Melbourne CBD, Remote: Work Anywhere

  • Potential to work with talented Finance Leaders and colleagues. Breadth and scale of financial activities.
  • This role is key in understanding our performance relative to peers and the market.
  • Opportunity to showcase your profound leadership skills.

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're looking for highly energetic and passionate Senior professional with a deep understanding of the businesses, their drivers, and opportunities for growth.

As the Head of Personal Bank Deposits Finance, you will support the PEB and Deposits business to drive strategic performance outcomes for the portfolio. Using your sound understanding of the business, you will work alongside the business as its finance partner to seek key drivers and opportunities for growth. You will lead a team to provide quality commercial insight, analysis and recommendations in order to driver business performance.

Your key accountabilities will include:
  • Own the end-to-end PEB and Deposits financial control and governance environments.
  • Support the PEB Executive, PEB LT and Deposits Executives to grow the business, align with our strategic ambition and ensure transformation / simplification are achieved in a sustainable and co-ordinated manner.
  • Translate the strategy of the business into functionally effective plans. Provide overall direction to leadership teams to ensure development and delivery of objectives / initiatives within the strategic parameters.
  • Constructively challenging managements proposals and decisions, providing advice to LTs on critical decisions and trade-offs.
  • Support the delivery of business strategies, through business case reviews and approvals, driving the business to meet benefits profiles.
  • Deliver high quality commercial insights and advice to drive performance improvement. Identify financial and non-financial performance trends through critical review and analysis and develop and recommend strategies to improve business performance.
  • Delivery of all internal reporting that supports the business.
  • Support the production of half yearly and annual reporting requirements.
  • Lead, coach and develop a diverse team, creating and fostering a feedback culture and a psychologically safe environment, track results and provide clear follow up and feedback.

Your Capabilities, Experience & Qualifications will include:
  • Ability to navigate through complex cross enterprise matters and operating environment.
  • Strong strategic focus and be able to communicate with influence.
  • Profound experience in Senior Leadership positions in the banking and finance industry.
  • Knowledge and experience within commercial finance / Financials Services.
  • Experience in Senior Finance roles developing performance systems and driving performance that achieve superior customer, colleague, and commercial outcomes.
  • Capable with the right talent, time, tools, and skills to do their work, with leaders expected to manage resources (people, budgets, assets and time) effectively and coach teams to build competence and confidence.
  • Deep understanding of retail banking, including Deposits & Unsecured Lending.
  • Substantial experience with stakeholder engagement and management.
  • Sound experience in Finance roles, including roles in budgeting and reporting, and financial control roles.
  • Proven ability to challenge at all levels, supported by data and analytics.
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or other relevant tertiary and post-graduate qualifications, CA, CPA, CFA or MBA.

Make a difference through your work:

At NAB, we work together to deliver exceptional outcomes that exceed our customers' expectations. We are an ASX listed organisation that has been serving Australian communities for more than 160 years. We are investing in positive change and our work changes the future of banking. Our colleagues have an impact far beyond work, and you'll be part of a team that is helping to solve some of society's biggest challenges.

Inclusion and Diversity

We know that our people make us who we are. That's why we have built a culture of equity and respect - where everyone feels valued and appreciated for being their authentic selves. In partnership with our multiple Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) we continue to foster an inclusive environment, where all NAB colleagues' unique backgrounds and identities are understood, respected, and celebrated.

We are committed to providing an environment where you can work your way. For details on the recruitment process, and accessibility, please visit To discuss adjustment requirements, please contact the NAB Careers team, via (please reference job number) or visit our Careers page through the link above for other contact options.

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 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: 09 May 2024 6:00 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time
Closing: 17 May 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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