Job title: Finance Business Partner
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Other Locations
Industry: Permanent Recruitment, Business Support
Salary Competitive
Reference: BH-12967
Contact name: Katie Mitchell
Contact email: katie.mitchell@fetchrecruit.com.au
Job description
My client is a market leader in engineering services in Australia and worldwide. Overseeing Melbourne-based projects, this role will play a pivotal role in collaborating with business operations to ensure financial success, risk reduction, policy adherence, and benefit realization.



The Role

Key responsibilities may include (but not limited to) the following:

  • Oversee business performance, project reporting, and analytics for projects based in Melbourne and wider Victoria.
  • Ensure timely completion of month-end reporting, forecasting, and budgeting.
  • Lead responses to internal and external audit requirements.
  • Provide strategic analytics and decision support for business performance.
  • Conduct P&L forecast modeling, supporting cost control and effective resourcing decisions
  • Ensure accurate recording of % complete and projected forecasts.
  • Review and correct labor entries and project-related transactions.
  • Assist Project Leaders with cost-to-complete concepts, resource planning, and variance analysis.
  • Escalate target shortfalls and provide regular progress updates.
  • Train and assist project leaders in forecasting input into the Tetra Link System.
  • Act as a conduit between Invoicing Officer/Project Confirmation team and project leaders.
  • Ensure compliance with Policy 100 and ownership of the annual budget cycle.
  • Act as a key Finance representative, supporting and implementing Finance change.



The Person

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and prior experiences:

  • CA / ACA, CPA / ACCA qualification desirable - In the absence of such, some progress towards such will be essential
  • 2 to 4 years of management accounting / business partnering experience preferred
  • Experience working on a project basis or in a project accounting / project finance role would also be advantageous
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, capable of building solid relationships and managing multiple stakeholders
  • Highly proficient in Excel modeling, advanced formulas, and spreadsheet data manipulation.
  • Understanding of Revenue Recognition Standards, particularly IFRS 15 (ASC 606)
  • Ability to explain financial information in layman's terms
  • Commercial experience preferably in a medium to large organization, with a preference for project and timesheet-driven environments, multinational elements, and/or multiple locations/offices/branches.


To register your interest in this role, please apply directly via this advertisement. All applications will be considered in strictest confidence. Any additional correspondence can be directed to Katie Mitchell at Fetch Recruitment via email at katie.mitchell@fetchrecruit.com.au or by connecting with me on LinkedIn.