Manager Financial Planning & Analysis

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Region

Australia

Location

Victoria

Work type

Full Time

Job category

Finance/Accounting

Date published

10 February 2020

Date closing

24 February 2020 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 Head of Group Reporting, this senior Financial Planning and Analysis role is responsible for delivering timely and accurate financial information to the executive management and the Board of Directors to enhance their decision making process.

Key responsibilities:
  • Responsible for consolidated month end, forecasting, 2 Year Budget and 5 Year Plan reporting processes ensuring the delivery of consistent, accurate and timely management information (financial and statistical).
  • Analyse and interpret consolidated Group and Business’ reporting results, including actuals and forecast financial information as well as variance analysis, for delivery to the Executive Leadership Team and Board of Directors.
  • Focus on group performance including production, unit cost, EBITDA and cashflow analysis, financing activities, working capital management, margin and cost analysis and capex reporting.
  • Strong global relationships with Regional Accounting & Reporting teams (both domestic and international) and Group Functions business partners.
  • Continual interactions with Investor Relations to support half yearly Results Announcements and associated investor presentations.
  • Continual interactions with Treasury particularly in regard to forecast information to support the Group funding and dividend strategy. 
  • Support Portfolio, Strategy & Development requests and assist in providing Group’s consolidated financial results as input into PS&D’ long term strategy papers.
  • Deliver additional ad hoc Group analysis needed to respond to queries from the CFO, Board of Directors and Remuneration Committee.

About You

To be successful in this role, you will be able to prioritise and delegate whilst maintaining a high attention to detail.  You will have superior communication, influencing and interpersonal skills, essential to building constructive relationships and credibility with diverse stakeholders and cross functional teams.

Key qualities we are looking for:
  • 10+ years of post professional qualification experience and responsibilities in management reporting in a multi-entity, large international corporate environment, ideally a publicly traded company. 
  • Leadership skills in global multi-cultural environments and ability to lead and manage change; experience working in a regional role will be viewed favourably.
  • Superior communication skills enabling you to converse across detailed system \ accounting issues and surmise them into easy to understand interpretation for senior management.
  • Excellent data analysis, reporting and problem solving skills; experience gained in Mining, Heavy Manufacturing and/or Industrial industry work environments preferred.

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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