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Financial Planning & Analysis Specialist

Sydney Job No. r00160724 Full-time

Job Description

We’re looking for a Financial Planning and Analysis Specialist to join an ongoing project for one of our largest telco clients.

What you will be doing:

·       Preparation of standard & Adhoc management reports for region, country, product, Service type etc. Provides standardized and insightful level of analyses is provided. Delivers ad hoc analysis. Supports Annual Operating Plan & forecasts.

·       Planning, creating and managing reporting data and report out from various database systems.  Provide professional expertise and direction to other team members and act as the focal point for business units and Technology by participating in key project initiatives.  Also, as required, manage client communication, responding to queries, investigate irregularities and anomalies and provide technical support for day-to-day issues.

·       Partners with reporting clients to understand their strategic goals, operational context and activities in order to explain results with strategic business insights and facts.

·       Provide support to business units across the region, including product understanding, validation, problem/query resolution and coordination of communications.

·       Uses storytelling principles to convey impactful messages.

·       Major accountability for Planning, Forecasting, Preparation & analysis of P&L, forecast accuracy, SG&A, Working Capital Cost of Sales reports is to support the businesses.


To be successful in this role you will have:

•    3+ years of experience in Accounting roles.
•    Proven track record of people management in fast-paced operational business. 
•    Analytical skills to manage and monitor large sets of data and identify business and operational risks.
•    High level of stakeholder management and relationship building skills.
•    Ability to manage time, working on multiple people/projects in parallel.
•    Managing team of 5+ resources.
•    Strong FP&A experience required in Telco industry and SAP knowledge.
•    FP&A Experience to include budgeting, forecasting, variance analysis of revenue, working capital, gross margin & SG&A, pricing, and predictive reporting.
•    Understanding of financial reporting / management reporting and business intelligence. Management Accounting and Reporting – Delivery of various reporting containing Financial, and Management Information sourced from multiple systems / platforms.

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