Finance Manager (12 months Contract)
North Sydney, Australia
2d ago

Job Description

Are you hungry for a challenging and dynamic role, with an genuine opportunity to challenge the status quo in a business responsible for managing the largest Metro & Digital publications in Australia today?

In your role as Finance Manager for Nine, you will lead & mentor a highly effective and respected team of analysts, who are responsible for shaping the future of our Metro and digital operation on a national scale.

Working as a critical cog alongside highly intelligent, passionate and engaged business leaders who live and breathe the space - you will play a vital role in partnering with Head of Sales for both Publishing & Digital - to deliver complex reporting, analysis and forecasting that influence core commercial workstreams and transformation projects across the Metro & Digital business units.

Role & Responsibility

Business partnering :

Working collaboratively with the business stakeholders to identify cost saving opportunities and drive improvements

Liaise with key internal stakeholders across multiple facets of the business

Drive strategic initiate to ensure rev / profit growth

Finance process and results :

Management of month end for your business areas

Develop & implement financial models to support business cases

Process improvement across finance

Budgeting and forecasting :

Lead the annual budgeting and forecasting process for your areas

Performing weekly rolling forecasts

Develop and maintain appropriate budgeting and forecasting models

Analysis and insights :

Development and maintenance of pricing models and profitability analysis

Provide insight into the business’ financial performance, proactively highlighting gaps

Provide analysis and insights on Price, Cost, Margin, Yield and Volume

Compliance : Process compliance

Process compliance

Monitoring and control of business costs

Reconciliations including source to ledger to report

Team leadership :

Manage & mentor an established and experienced team


Are you someone who thrives on this type of work, who is passionate about the details & thorough in your outputs? Do you have experience leading & mentoring an experienced team of analysts?

And, importantly do you posses excellent technical skill, and a highly analytical background (able to identify and ask the right questions at critical moments), with a track record of improving processes using excel, TM1 or Tableau?

If you answered (yes!) to these questions and have the qualifications, critical skills and experience listed below, the Finance Team wants to hear from you today!

  • CPA or CA qualified
  • A minimum 10 years’ experience in Financial and commercial accounting
  • A minimum 3 years management experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to engage across different parts of the organisation and different levels.
  • Excellent excel skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proven capability to manage deadlines and manage expectations
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