First listed on: 26 October 2019

Finance Manager 

The more informed we are about what is happening on our roads, and within the corporate functions that support them, the better we can plan for the future. We are seeking a highly experienced Finance Manager to support our growing business. As the Finance Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing and managing the accounting and reporting requirements for a portfolio. You’ll assist with analysis of technical accounting matters, and provide accounting support to the various development projects across the Group. By collaborating with the various stakeholders, you will have true insight into the business and will be able to drive key outcomes.

Our Corporate teams are the backbone of our business. By thinking smarter, sharing better and adapting ahead of the curve, our people here make a meaningful impact - for our customers and our teams. Together, they push further. They define change. And in doing so, they grow their diverse talents while building something to be proud of.

The impact you’ll have:

  • You’ll comprise monthly results analysis, management reporting, budgeting and forecasting, scenario analysis, business case support and cost analysis.
  • You’ll contribute to the success of Transurban by identifying new opportunities to reduce cost and benchmarking operational performance through greater transparency and further development of key operational metrics.
  • You’ll develop strong relationships with senior management to embed financial analysis and decision support within all areas of the business.
  • You’ll provide financial support in the identification, shaping and evaluation of new business initiatives and commercial outcomes.
  • You’ll analyse and provide commentary around the impact of new accounting standards to the Transurban Group
  • With your keen eye for details, you’ll assess the accounting implications of unique / ad-hoc transactions, and provide accounting support and advice when the Group is undertaking development projects, corporate funding transactions and capital market transactions.
  • Developing a greater level of technical accounting knowledge across the broader Transurban Accounting Group.
  • In addition, you’ll be a lateral thinker and have the ability to effectively challenge current business models and generate a new direction of how Transurban will do business in the future.

The talents you’ll bring:

  • Significant relevant accounting experience and previous exposure to leading teams. Ideally within chartered and industry. If coming straight from Chartered, you’ll be accomplished at the Manager or Senior Manager level.
  • Degree qualified in Business, Commerce or Finance, you’ll also have your professional accounting accreditation (CA or CPA).
  • You’re naturally analytical and your budgeting and forecasting skills aid your ability to identify and analyse key business drivers.
  • Extensive experience with statutory accounting and reporting preparation, in particular for large consolidated Group structures
  • Experience in preparation and consolidation of cash flows essential
  • Experience with Hyperion and Workday an advantage
  • Previous exposure to high volume transaction business and analysis an advantage
  • You’ll possess high levels of attention to detail, with the accuracy of the information you compile so that your stakeholders can make the right decisions.
  • Commercially astute, engaging and a natural builder of relationships best describes you
  • You’ll enjoy getting on the front foot, embedding yourself in the business and connecting with stakeholders to achieve business outcomes.

About us
Transurban is driven by bringing people and places closer. The roads we plan, build, operate and maintain make communities stronger, across Australia and beyond. Together, we’re building a future that marries traditional infrastructure with emerging technology. We’re making roads ready for driverless cars and predicting accidents before they happen. We’re getting people where they’re going. And we’re doing it faster, smarter and safer, every last one of us.

Transurban is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from candidates of diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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Transurban is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from candidates of diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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