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Director, Financial Planning & Analysis


Director, Financial Planning and Analysis

Lead within our high performing Group Financial Planning & Analysis function, playing a pivotal role you will drive change and operational efficiencies to support the CFO and other senior leaders. You will use analytics and insights to support business decisions and performance whilst displaying exceptional people leadership skills.

The team is focused on providing strategic analysis, forecasting and reporting to the Group CFO and senior management and works collaboratively across the financial management ecosystem together with all the businesses. Being a subject matter expert in the field, your role will be highly visible in order to drive change and implement viable solutions to achieve desired commercial outcomes.

Using your expertise, you will:

  • drive change across Group level forecasting, analysis and reporting
  • producing analysis and insights for senior management including the CFO, CEO and the Board
  • compile and analyse internal and external data to provide insight to support commercial decision making
  • drive in the preparation of external analysis prepared for investors and analysts to assist their understanding of the Group and its performance  

You will be required to utilise your well-developed influencing skills across a number of senior stakeholders.  Partnering with stakeholders you will provide guidance and advice following thorough review of client, operational, product and financial management information, a deep and detailed understanding of profitability models, business drivers and an overall curious mindset to understand and challenge strategic direction.       

You will have tenacity, agility and a proven ability to sustain high levels of performance in a fast-paced, output focused environment and be a natural collaborator who can initiate and lead conversations with business leaders regarding anticipated and emerging opportunities.

With an Accounting or Finance qualification, you will bring previous experience demonstrating and have a detailed understanding of commercial business drivers, funding and capital, data analytics.  As a people leader, you will require demonstrated experience in delivering and coaching commercial insights, data and process improvements, and a change mindset to promote team and client innovation is required. 

Finally, you will:

  • be curious, always asking, “What’s new,” and “How can we do this better”
  • be generous with your knowledge, time, and feedback
  • be bold, seeing challenges as opportunities that can be overcome as a team
  • be tenacious with an exceptional attention to detail
  • have exceptional communication skills
  • have the ability to influence senior stakeholders.

If you are motivated by the opportunity to work in a high performing, fast-paced environment, we would like to hear from you.

About the Financial Management Group

The Financial Management Group provides financial, tax and treasury services to all areas of Macquarie. The group is focused on providing strategic analysis and advice to Macquarie's businesses and senior management, managing Macquarie's funding, liquidity, and capital position, ensuring Macquarie continues to meet regulatory and compliance obligations and managing Macquarie's corporate affairs.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Macquarie understands the importance of diversity and inclusion - our long history of success has come from being different. At Macquarie we value the innovation and creativity that diversity of thought brings. The one thing we all have in common is our focus on high performance. If you're capable, motivated and can deliver, we want you on our team. 

We recognise that flexibility comes in a variety of forms. Talk to us about what flexibility you need.

If you are motivated by this opportunity, we would like to hear from you.


About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 15,000 employees and offices in 31 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, investment banking and principal investment.

Find out more at

Job no: FMG-948177
Work type: Full time
Location: Sydney
Category: Senior, Accounting & Finance
Group: Financial Management Group
Division: Portfolio & Performance
Recruiter: Sam Condon
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