12-month position, Black Mountain location, free onsite parking
Flexible working arrangements, including WFH opportunities
High performing team responsible for large property and IT portfolios
The Finance Business Partner – Infrastructure will provide day-to-do financial management advice and expertise with a strong focus on providing financial advice and analysis to CSIRO’s Business and Infrastructure Services and Information Management & Technology functions. The role will be responsible for planning, budgeting, and forecasting for the large property and IT portfolios of the CSIRO and achieve significant financial management outcomes and contribute to the delivery of accurate, quality financial reporting, forecasting, and modelling.
In this role, you will also provide strategic and analytical advice across CSIRO and assist management with the delivery of their CSIRO business objectives. This is a designated security assessed position requiring the successful candidate to hold or have the ability to possess and maintain a Baseline Australian Government security clearance.
Your duties will include:
Planning, managing, and delivering budgeting, forecasting, modelling, and analysis including working with internal stakeholders in development and delivery, and communicating actions and risks to key stakeholders.
Provision of financial advice and analysis, including analysis of new investments, proposals, and business cases, analysis of major project feasibility and preparation of required documentation.
Overseeing and advising on the financial management of a large portfolio of projects. Assisting project leadership with benefits analysis and cost estimation as part of project initiation and supporting business case assessments for project funding decisions.
Assisting the Finance Manager in the management of opportunities and challenges, including the development of scenarios and financial planning to respond to organisational priorities and strategies and support for investment decision making.
Contributing to the design, delivery and implementation of new processes and systems for management accounting in CSIRO, including responsibility for projects as required.
Location: Black Mountain, ACT
Salary: AU$100k – AU$108k plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Tenure: Specified term of 12 months
To be considered you will need:
A tertiary qualification in accounting or finance as well as completion of the CA/CPA Program, or equivalent work experience.
Technical knowledge and/or experience in management accounting, reporting, forecasting, budgeting, and project accounting in the government sector.
Ability to identify, analyse and manage financial risk, provide mitigation strategies and develop and deliver appropriate responses.
Previous experience developing and communicating financial management advice with a proven ability to build strong relationships with senior stakeholders to achieve a high level of trust and respect to influence outcomes and communicate findings.
A history of exercising initiative and agility in the delivery of high-quality outputs with flexibility under minimal supervision.
Demonstrated ability to provide leadership, and direction for others in the team by coaching and supporting staff and fostering open communication and strong collaboration.