9 Jan 2019

Full-Time Management Accountant/Business Analyst – Hunter Valley

Hunter Water – Hunter Region

Job Description


Management Accountant/Business Analyst – 00006QOZ

Get the balance right
Ongoing career development
Newcastle harbourside location

We’re seeking a Management Accountant/Business Analyst

Hunter Water Corporation delivers valued water, wastewater and associated services to Newcastle and the greater Hunter region. Our purpose is to enable the sustainable growth of the region and the life our communities desire, with high quality, affordable services. We are embarking on a new strategic direction to build a more innovative, collaborative and resilient organisation that is a thought leader in developing a sustainable water and wastewater future.

Click here to read more about Hunter Water, the 2017+3 strategy and what our employees value about working here.

As the Business Analyst (Finance) you will be primarily responsible for acting as a key business partner to deliver strong commercial insight and understanding towards achieving strategic and operational business outcomes and improvements. This includes providing assistance with the timely and accurate preparation of monthly management reports, forecasting, budgeting and detailed cost analysis for the business. This role will involve engaging with business stakeholders, therefore your commitment to customer service and clear communication with business partners, senior managers and other finance team members is essential, as is the need to take ownership and responsibility for outcomes. You will have the opportunity to work in a collaborative environment, where you are encouraged to drive change and always be on the lookout for process improvements.

This role offers a base salary of $85,000 per annum (commensurate with skills and experience) plus superannuation contributions of 9.5%. The role is eligible to access a 19 day month rostered day off system as part its employment package.

To be considered for this role you must be able to address the following essential selection criteria:
Tertiary qualifications in Accounting, Commerce or an equivalent related discipline
Solid experience in management accounting/business analysis including budgeting, forecasting, monthly reporting and variance analysis
Proven experience partnering with business areas to drive strategic priorities through strong advice, analysis and insight
Sound understanding of commercial business practices and principles including a proven ability to influence strong commercial outcomes
Demonstrated ability to work efficiently in a deadline driven workplace and to effectively manage challenges and changing priorities whilst still meeting teams and corporate deadlines
Substantial knowledge of accounting policies and practices
Proven high level conceptual and analytical skills including a high level of proficiency in MS Excel and computer based financial systems
Strong planning and organisational skills
Excellent communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills with a strong customer focus and a proven desire to build effective working relationships with a diverse range of professionals
Proven ability to work autonomously and as part of a team with a results driven focus
The following skills and experience are not essential but will be highly regarded in the selection process:

Completed (or commenced studies for) CPA or CA designation

To be considered for this position applicants must address the Selection Criteria and provide a current resume. To obtain the position description please click here.

Hunter Water Corporation is committed to supporting a diverse and inclusive workplace and we encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background or people with disabilities to apply.

Application Closing Date: Sunday 20 January 2019

Interested? Apply Now!

Employment with Hunter Water Corporation may be subject to pre-employment functional assessment and drug and alcohol testing for preferred external applicants.

Location Central & North Coasts – Newcastle & Hunter Valley-Newcastle, Hunter & Region
Work Type Full-time
Job Category Management accounting
Organisation Hunter Water Corporation
Contact Alix Lasance (Senior HR Business Partner) – 02 4979 9559

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