FP&A Analyst

Job title : FP&A Analyst
Location : Sydney
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Salary : Circa $120,000 - $130,000 + Super
Contact name : Jamie Burgess
Contact email : jburgess@sharpandcarter.com.au
Job reference : JB8481
About the role
A business-critical and newly-created role with a industry-leading  Media/Telecommunications organisation currently exists in order to fill a key role in their team. This FP&A Analyst (Financial Planning & Analysis) position will help provide insightful analysis into key performance trends that exist in order to drive the positive financial direction of the company. 

The responsibilities 
Reporting direct to the FP&A Manager, your main duties will include:
  • Ownership of cost centres for each Budget/Forecast cycle
  • Payroll & Capex Budgeting/Forecasting including variance analysis to prior versions
  • Liaising with business cost centre managers & Executive Team throughout the Budget/Forecasting process.
  • Preparation and maintenance of monthly management reports
  • Variance analysis and commentary for Operating Expenses (Opex) and sales to Budget/Forecast
  • Liaise with Business to discuss variances in monthly performance to plan
  • Assist with the preparation of balance sheet reconciliations for Operating Expenses and Sales/COS
  • Review of existing Budget/Forecast process for operating expenses to find efficiencies
  • Payroll & Capex model maintenance and improvements
  • Assist with ERP system configuration, and new version testing
  • Assist with maintenance of 5-year Business planning model
  • Assist the CFO and other relevant stakeholders with ad-hoc projects when required.
The successful applicant   
Ideally, you will be a CA/CPA qualified accounting professional and will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills as your ability to interact and engage cross-functionally within the business will be crucial to your success. Additionally, you will have strong analytical and financial modelling skills, have a demonstrated ability to work both autonomously as well as colloboratively, and posess strong stakeholder management skills in a dynamics environment. Furthermore, a Big-4 / Mid-Tier chartered audit background will be viewed favourably, with first-mover profiles also open to consideration.

Additional Benefits
  • Supportive "employee-first" culture
  • Flexible working arrangements (3 days work-from-home per week)
  • High-level of exposure working with senior leadership team
  • Eligibility for all company benefits
  • Unique experience to work in a double-digit growth organisation
  • Easily accessible, close to public transport
About the Client
Our client is an instantly recognizable name residing within the Media / Telecommunications industry. With a diverse portfolio, they boast an array of well-known products & brands.

How to Apply
To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Jamie Burgess on 0439 014 028 or jburgess@sharpandcarter.com.au, quoting Ref No JB8481.