Manager, Project Accounting

  • AustralianSuper
  • Melbourne VIC 3004, Australia
  • 16/05/2019
Full Time - Flexible Finance

Job Description

AustralianSuper is for all Australians and businesses; we invest members’ money to help create the best possible retirement outcome. More than 2.2 million members trust us to invest more than $140 billion on their behalf, and we put them first in everything we do.

Increasingly affected by emerging global markets, new regulatory frameworks, disruptive technologies and changing member expectations, AustralianSuper is at the forefront of Australia’s rapidly evolving financial services landscape. A market leader and passionate industry influencer, we remain committed to the recruitment, development and support of a diverse workforce that share our values of Energy, Integrity, Generosity of Spirit and Excellent Outcomes.

Here’s where you come in…

To support the growth of the Fund we are seeking a Manager, Project Accounting who will provide governance and oversight over submissions to project Committees, including project funding requests and prioritisation. You will ensure there is appropriate alignment between spend designed to deliver against the overall Fund strategy and the budget, ensuring an end to end view of financial impacts.

You will be a first point of contact for all finance items for project spend/benefits realisation and project forecasting.

You’ll need…

You are a highly experienced influencer, communicator, negotiator and stakeholder manager, and have led complex initiatives that drive significant change. Complementing your strong technical and project accounting skills, you have the ability to work at a senior level across an entire portfolio of projects ranging in complexity.

You thoroughly understand business objectives and drivers and how these translate into financial measures, and you have advanced analytical skills. Familiarity with Oracle Cloud systems and PPM (or equivalent project finance system) is a prerequisite.

You have advanced interpersonal skills and confidently present ideas, perspectives and issues to senior management and executives. You hold a tertiary qualification in business, commerce or an equivalent field, and you are CA/CPA qualified.

At AustralianSuper we are committed to fostering an environment which is inclusive, embraces diversity in all its forms and is a place where you can be you.  We believe embracing diversity in thought and perspective helps introduce new and better ways of doing business, delivering better outcomes for our members.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

If you would like the opportunity to work in a challenging, growing and rapidly evolving environment to deliver outstanding results that benefit members, please apply now!

Please note, this role is deemed to be an Access Person role. Disclosure and Personal Trading requirements apply to the successful candidate

Agencies please note: this vacancy is being managed directly by AustralianSuper’s Recruitment team. We will contact our preferred agency partners should we require additional support. Thank you.