Associate Finance Business Partner

Job Description

Title: Associate Finance Business Partner

Company Name: Transport for NSW

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Sydney, CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs

Employment Status: Full Time

Associate Finance Business Partner

  • Temporary Opportunity – up to 6 Months
  • RC Grade 6 ($124,057 - $137,940) plus Super
  • Career development pathway to Finance Business Partner

 

The opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for an Associate Finance Business Partner to be a part of the Group Rail Finance team. This position plays a key role in assisting the NSW Trains business unit in: understanding its financial performance; formulating strategies to achieve business targets; and improving its ability to forecast future performance.

 

What you will be involved in?

  • Assisting with the budget and forecast process, payroll reconciliations, financial reporting and commentary, investigating budget and forecast variances, drafting PowerPoint presentations, modelling financial scenarios, updating forecasts in Tm1, preparing and uploading journals.
  • Liaising with key stakeholders to prepare and submit financial plans and ensure their alignment to organisational business plans.
  • Providing advice and partnering with key stakeholders in the budgeting and forecasting process through the validation of financial inputs.
  • Providing advice to key stakeholders on financial improvement strategies to assist the business achieve its financial plans.
  • Working with Project Sponsors/Project Managers to support project planning and manage project financial performance.

 

About You

We are looking for an Associate Finance Business Partner who has an Accounting degree and is CPA qualified or near-qualified with demonstrated experience in financial and/or management accounting and reporting & analysis. You will have a curious mind along with strong commercial acumen and attention to detail.

 

You will also have the ability to build relationships quickly, ability to present and interpret complex data to all levels of management and strong communication skills are inherent requirements for the role.

 

Note – This role may require travel to regional areas across NSW due to the regional focus of NSW Trains. Flexible work practices are highly promoted and the incumbent could work based out of any location across NSW.

 

Benefits

Sydney Trains offers its employees challenging and rewarding work with opportunities for career progression, learning and development and work-life balance. Other benefits include:

 

  • Free travel on Government trains, buses and ferries
  • Flexible work practices

 

For more information on Employee Benefits at TfNSW please click here.

 

Join Sydney Trains for the opportunity to shape the future and make a genuine difference for the people of NSW by providing a world class rail system.

 

Our commitment to Diversity  

TfNSW are committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture across the Transport cluster, planning for and promoting diversity. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups. TfNSW recognises the benefits that such an approach brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of NSW.

 

How to apply

Click on the APPLY button below. For more information on Sydney Trains or the Role description, please click on links provided.

 

For any enquiries, please contact Jags Sethuraman on 0434 602 021 and quote Associate Finance Business Partner.

 

Please note: successful candidate will need to undertake background checks and criminal record checks.

 

Applications close: 11:59 pm, Sunday 28 Feb 2021.

           

For permanent positions in the NSW Public Sector, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For most Temporary jobs, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia. To be considered for these roles you must be 18 years of age. Applicants will need to complete merit based selection activities and will be subject to satisfactory medical, drug & alcohol and criminal record checks as part of the selection process. Please note that an eligibility list may be created for this position, and position(s) of the same classification that subsequently become vacant may be filled using this eligibility list (where the vacancy is within 60 minutes travelling time). Transport for NSW is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.

  • Temporary Opportunity – up to 6 Months
  • RC Grade 6 ($124,057 - $137,940) plus Super
  • Career development pathway to Finance Business Partner

 

The opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for an Associate Finance Business Partner to be a part of the Group Rail Finance team. This position plays a key role in assisting the NSW Trains business unit in: understanding its financial performance; formulating strategies to achieve business targets; and improving its ability to forecast future performance.

 

What you will be involved in?

  • Assisting with the budget and forecast process, payroll reconciliations, financial reporting and commentary, investigating budget and forecast variances, drafting PowerPoint presentations, modelling financial scenarios, updating forecasts in Tm1, preparing and uploading journals.
  • Liaising with key stakeholders to prepare and submit financial plans and ensure their alignment to organisational business plans.
  • Providing advice and partnering with key stakeholders in the budgeting and forecasting process through the validation of financial inputs.
  • Providing advice to key stakeholders on financial improvement strategies to assist the business achieve its financial plans.
  • Working with Project Sponsors/Project Managers to support project planning and manage project financial performance.

 

About You

We are looking for an Associate Finance Business Partner who has an Accounting degree and is CPA qualified or near-qualified with demonstrated experience in financial and/or management accounting and reporting & analysis. You will have a curious mind along with strong commercial acumen and attention to detail.

 

You will also have the ability to build relationships quickly, ability to present and interpret complex data to all levels of management and strong communication skills are inherent requirements for the role.

 

Note – This role may require travel to regional areas across NSW due to the regional focus of NSW Trains. Flexible work practices are highly promoted and the incumbent could work based out of any location across NSW.

 

Benefits

Sydney Trains offers its employees challenging and rewarding work with opportunities for career progression, learning and development and work-life balance. Other benefits include:

 

  • Free travel on Government trains, buses and ferries
  • Flexible work practices

 

For more information on Employee Benefits at TfNSW please click here.

 

Join Sydney Trains for the opportunity to shape the future and make a genuine difference for the people of NSW by providing a world class rail system.

 

Our commitment to Diversity  

TfNSW are committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture across the Transport cluster, planning for and promoting diversity. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups. TfNSW recognises the benefits that such an approach brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of NSW.

 

How to apply

Click on the APPLY button below. For more information on Sydney Trains or the Role description, please click on links provided.

 

For any enquiries, please contact Jags Sethuraman on 0434 602 021 and quote Associate Finance Business Partner.

 

Please note: successful candidate will need to undertake background checks and criminal record checks.

 

Applications close: 11:59 pm, Sunday 28 Feb 2021.

           

For permanent positions in the NSW Public Sector, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For most Temporary jobs, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia. To be considered for these roles you must be 18 years of age. Applicants will need to complete merit based selection activities and will be subject to satisfactory medical, drug & alcohol and criminal record checks as part of the selection process. Please note that an eligibility list may be created for this position, and position(s) of the same classification that subsequently become vacant may be filled using this eligibility list (where the vacancy is within 60 minutes travelling time). Transport for NSW is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.

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