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General information

Name
Finance Business Partner, Transport
Site / Location
Tullamarine Parcel Delivery Centre
Ref #
12349299
Entity
Australia Post
Opening Date
16-Feb-2024
Suburb
Melbourne Airport
Work Type
Permanent Full Time

Description & Requirements

Help us deliver like never before 

Australia Post is delivering like never before. From the vehicles that we drive to the small businesses that make our communities thrive. We’re delivering for the environment, for our communities, for our customers, and for our people. We’re moving forward and we want you to come along for the ride.  


About the opportunity  

Reporting to “Finance Manager, Transport & Startrack Premium”, you will be responsible for the finance business partnering and commercial support to the Transport Operations and Finance Manager Transport.


Your role will include but is not limited to financial reporting of the Transport Linehaul interstate and local transport operations as well as the domestic and international operations within the Delivery Network. This will include the preparation of monthly P&Ls and early estimates, annual budgets, quarterly forecasts, capital planning/ investments, tracking and reporting of business initiatives and their associated benefits, and business partnering stakeholders to ensure they are provided with accurate and timely financial information to enable informed business decisions to be made.


What you’ll deliver with us  

  • Business partnering with all key stakeholders related to Air and Road transport, both local and linehaul  
  • Presentation of monthly financial results and Business Performance Reports (BPRs) to stakeholders as required
  • Participate in the development of business performance targets and KPIs, report performance against these KPIs, and provide business advice in relation to business strategies
  • Conduct performance analysis, including network performance, across both the road and air linehaul operations
  • Monthly preparation of early estimates and P&L performance and reports that support results including BPRs
  • Review, evaluate and provide advice on business cases and investment proposals and track benefits
  • Provide timely, relevant, and value-added commercial insights
  • Providing assistance to the finance manager in reviewing monthly performance results, budgets, estimates, investment proposals, business cases, and initiative targets
  • Identifying key risks and opportunities and ensuring these risks/opportunities are communicated in a timely manner to stakeholders
  • Review the capital planning and fleet optimization


About you  

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in professional services and/or industry-related role
  • Strong business acumen, analytical, problem-solving, and data manipulation skills
  • Demonstrated high-level financial, analytical, interpretive and problem-solving skills 
  • High-level PC skills (particularly Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint) and exposure to TM1 or other data analysis software


How we’ll deliver for you

  • Join one of the most culturally and linguistically diverse workforces in Australia, where we’re all ages, genders and come from all walks of life.
  • We deliver on our values of Trust, Inclusivity, Empowerment and Safety every day. They’re the TIES that bind our team together.
  • Immerse yourself in the AP Way – where every single team member partakes in a learning module to help understand the vital role we play in delivering on our strategy and purpose.


We’re delivering together 

At Australia Post, we acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we operate, live and gather as employees. To find out more about our progress with reconciliation, watch this short video.


We believe our business should reflect the diverse communities we operate in and are proud to be an inclusive workplace for people from all walks of life. We encourage applications from people of all ages, genders and backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, People with Disability, LGBTQIA+ and Refugees. We are also the largest organisation in Australia to successfully achieve Disability Confident Recruiter status and are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free recruitment process and workplace for those living with a disability. If you have any questions, please contact our Diversity & Inclusion team on inclusivecareers@auspost.com.au


One last thing 

Research shows that women and people of colour are less likely to apply for roles if they don't meet every qualification. If after reading this, you’re not sure you tick every single criteria box, but have the passion to get behind our purpose, the determination to face a challenge and a willingness to grow and learn, we think you should click that apply button anyway. We're passionate about building a diverse and inclusive team, and love hearing from people like you.

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