Commercial Analyst

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Date: 13-Sep-2017

Location: Sydney (Macquarie Park HQ), Australia

Group IT Finance is a support service within SingTel Regional IT organisation which brings together a number of key functions and manages the compliance of commercial and financial processes. The key customers are BUs MDs, Group Finance /CFO, Group CIO, Domain VPs and Cost Centre Managers located within Australia and Singapore.

The Strategic Goals of Group IT Finance are to:

  • Partner our customers’ requirements in line with SingTel Optus strategic objectives
  • Ensure Accuracy of Financial results
  • Provide adequate governance over financial processes in line with group policies
  • Evaluate Capital Project Financials to assist due prioritisation process
  • Serve as Change management Lead
  • Lead the Benchmarking of IT costs



Key Result Areas

Required Outputs/KPIs

Measurement Method

Reporting and Business Performance Analysis of Group IT Division

  • Ensure all month end transactions have been accounted and relevant accruals are made;
  • Carry out month end review and assist with sign off process with head of finance;
  • Provide the drivers of the business for underlying results and variances from budget
  • Analyse the drivers and associated costs
  • Ability to influence business to drive the efficiencies
  • Efficient month end sign off in line with Corporate timelines
  • All amounts are correctly posted & variances are understood and analysed prior to month end close
  • Quality of commercial information as per expectations.
  • Costs savings identified

Reporting and Performance Analysis of Optus IT

  • Provide value added reporting for Optus IT results;
  • Point of contract for Commercial finance consolidation team to on overall performance of Optus. ;
  • Adhoc analysis and financial investigation as required.
  • Timely value added consolidated reports and analysis


Staff Cost and Headcount Management

  • Supervise end to end accountability of analysis and interpretation Staff related costs.
  • Review monthly headcount & assist line managers in managing headcount targets.
  • Headcount and staff costs within target
  • Accurate & streamlined reporting on vacancies & end of period head count


Heads Up!!

Due to the fast paced nature of the Optus business, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible. We will assess applications as they are received.

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