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Senior Analyst

Employer
Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Location
Sydney, Australia
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 25, 2024

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Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
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The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (Bank) is Australia's leading provider of integrated financial services. They are committed to continuously improving governance practices and ensuring that they are aligned with business, stakeholders and customers' needs.

In Financial Services, we support the Group's strategy of building tomorrow's bank today for our customers, through a focus on three key priorities of trust, resilience and capital generation. Financial Services partner with all areas of CommBank to specialist advice, support and services in finance, audit, treasury, property, procurement, climate strategy and investor relations.

Within Financial Services, the Group Financial Reporting & Analysis (FR&A) team provides financial support to the CEO, CFO, Executive Leadership Team (ELT) and Board. The team's areas of focus include:
  • Investment Reporting & Analysis - supports the Group with the reporting and analysis on our strategic investments portfolio, which is used to ensure strategic decision making and operational excellence.
  • Performance Reporting- performance analysis, monthly management reporting for the Group and Profit Announcement reporting to shareholders
  • Planning and Forecasting - ownership of the Group's Planning & Forecasting process, strategic and ad-hoc analysis
  • Decision Support - strategic projects, insight development and ad-hoc analysis

See yourself in our team

Your role is to support the Group CFO, Executive Leadership Team and the Board in making efficient and confident decisions on the investment portfolio and inform them on the effectiveness and efficiency of the portfolio.

Some of the key areas you will be providing support and leadership across include:
  • Developing forecasts and analysis of the internal investments portfolio for senior management and project stakeholders.
  • Analysis on the efficiency, effectiveness and yield of the investment portfolio to the Group CFO, Executive Leadership Team and project community on the internal investments portfolio
  • Ensuring that a robust due diligence process is undertaken on external equity investments

Do work that matters
  • Monthly investment spend reporting including key business metrics and insights for senior management
  • Reporting on the effectiveness and efficiency of the investment portfolio and resources
  • Assist in the preparation of external results reporting on the investment portfolio
  • Adhoc analysis of the project delivery workforce and allocation of funding with focus on optimisation including process improvement / automation of processes to streamline work.
  • Assist in the preparation of Annual Operating Plans and Quarterly Business Review memos.
  • To provide independent review of strategic equity investments and advice to the Group CFO
  • Engage with people across various parts of the Group; stakeholder management and communication skills are paramount in this role
  • Operational responsibilities that are required for the smooth functioning of the Investment Reporting and Analysis team, as well as pro-actively contributing to long-term value creation for the Group.

We're interested in hearing from people who possess
  • Excellent commercial acumen and excellent critical thinking skills
  • Strong analytical and commercial skills, with demonstrated ability to draw insights from analysis
  • Attention to detail and quality
  • Advanced Excel skills for financial modelling and analysis and strong PowerPoint skills,
  • Tableau and Alteryx skills preferable but not necessary
  • Transaction services / valuations experience preferable but not essential
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple deliverables simultaneously, be Innovative and able to drive results

Is this your next challenge? Apply now!

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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