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Full Time

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Date published

15 April 2019

Date closing

26 April 2019 at 00:00 GMT

About BHP

At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential. With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities.  Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success. Come and be a part of this success.

About the role

Reporting to the Superintendent Portfolio Planning, you will draw on your proficient project controls capabilities, and ability to measure a project against cost and schedule. As part highly collaborative team, work with project managers across multiple sites to meet their financial reporting timeframes and capital planning requirements. You’ll be part of a team that works under a defined framework, that is building processes into a modern PMO utilising data analytics and automation. You will be responsible for reporting the financial performance of multiple capital and operational portfolios. You will take full control the cost and portfolio monitoring and reporting for projects within your portfolios.   About the Role
  • Performs cost control and reporting through monthly reporting cycles, such as forecasting and accruals.
  • Work in person and remotely with project managers across various operations to ensure quality of data.
  • Cost tracking of relevant project spending and measures performance of portfolios against monthly targets.
  • Follow through investment tollgates in our portfolio management system and validate phase information, keeping the portfolio up to date.
  • Coach and build business acumen with key stakeholders in financial knowledge and cost control.
  • Report to stakeholders monthly financial analysis and assess performance against forecast.

About You

About You
  • The successful candidate will have experience in project services for cost control and monitoring
  • Understanding or exposure to corporate financial and accounting processes will be highly regarded but not essential
  • Have the ability to manipulate large amounts of data and create cost reports that stakeholders can engage with
  • Influencing skills that effectively encourage accurate reporting and financial discipline for each project
  • Demonstrate ability to prioritise and effectively deliver to timelines and department rhythms.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people. We know there are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life.  These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.  
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