First listed on: 13 May 2019

Senior Analyst

Senior Analyst
Canberra location
Remuneration : $98,617 to $120,239 plus 15% superannuation
Ongoing, full-time opportunity

The Opportunity

Our Finance Group is looking for a strategic minded individual with strong analytical skills to be our next Senior Analyst. You will be assisting our Investments Lead with strategic work surrounding the ownership of the ActewAGL energy investment and evaluating Icon Water’s investment opportunities, corporate strategies and insurance policies.

About Us
Icon Water is responsible for owning and operating Canberra’s network of water and wastewater infrastructure and assets including dams, reservoirs, water and sewerage treatment plants, pumping stations to ensure we deliver safe drinking water and reliable sewerage services. Icon Water has been part of the Canberra community for 100 years.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, which values diversity and inclusion. We support applicants from all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with disabilities, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and all ages. We also have a solid focus on gender balance within the organisation and encourage women to apply.

A day in the life…

1. Support the Investments Lead to provide commercial advice (after extensive analysis and evaluation) on:

- strategies to maximise the value of Icon Water’s investments in the ActewAGL joint venture, informed by changes observed in the energy and related industries;

- strategies, assessment and execution of potential transactions (acquisition and/or divestment) in relation to water and sewerage assets; and

- changes in the water industry, including Icon Water’s performance compared to the industry, and strategies that Icon Water should adopt to improve the value attributable to shareholders.

2. Develop business cases/plans and strategies including financial modelling, corporate structuring advice, contracting advice, strategic assessment and risk mitigation to support commercial advice.

3. Support the development of high-quality materials to brief the Executive and Board on the Investments Team’s projects.

4. Undertake screening and evaluation of potential M&A targets and divestments including assisting with due diligence processes and negotiations.

5. Support the management of Icon Water’s insurance policies and associated activities with the assistance and strong relationship with Icon Water’s insurance brokers.

Key qualifications, skills and experience we will need you to have:

1. Relevant tertiary qualifications in Accounting or similar (finance, commerce etc.).
2. Significant experience in quantitative, financial and analytical skills within a commercial environment.
3. Experience in preparing and presenting complex business issues and information combined with the ability to engage and influence a diverse set of stakeholders.
4. Extensive experience in business report writing and documentation of processes.
5. Experience in business negotiation and stakeholder engagement

Bonus if you have:
- CPA or CAANZ membership

About you

- You are enthusiastic, self-motivated and focused on continuous improvement
- You have strong problem solving, negotiation and analytical skills
- You build and champion positive relationships and enjoy providing high level customer service
- You can work independently and as part of a small team
- You are respectful, value diversity and respect the time of others

About our application process
If you are up for this challenge, please submit your resume and a cover letter clearly outlining the key skills, qualifications and experience you can bring to the role via our recruitment portal.
For more information about the role, please contact Mark Bennett on (02) 6180 6169.

Applications will close on Friday 24 May 2019.

Thinking about moving to Canberra?

Canberra is the capital of the ACT. It has a population of 400,000 and is a modern city with a cosmopolitan feel. It offers all the city services and lifestyle amenities of an excellent capital, as well as being settled beside the alpine mountains and southeast coast, which makes it an exceptional location for adventure.
Canberra boasts a phenomenal food and wine culture and is very family-friendly with progressive education, health care, clean environment, and is home to some of Australia’s best roads and bike paths. It’s a safe, relaxed place to live.

Icon Water is an Equal Opportunity Employer who values diversity and inclusion. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with disabilities, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and all ages. We also have a strong focus on gender balance within the organisation and encourage women to apply.
Icon Water offers our employees attractive benefits including:
Pay progression scheme Generous superannuation Salary sacrifice
Flexible working arrangements Income protection Free gym membership

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