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Junior Project Manager


Transformation at Macquarie

The ability to adapt, respond and embrace change in an environment where disruption has never been more prevalent is a key focus at Macquarie Group.

As such, there has never been a more exciting time to join our Projects & Change team, responsible for executing the Transformation of our Finance function. To achieve our transformation goals, we focus on partnership, uplifting our people, investing in data, automation and technology solutions.

Siting within Macquarie’s Financial Management Group, the Projects & Change team deliver wide-ranging initiatives in partnership with all divisions of Macquarie. These projects ensure we remain operationally efficient and meet ever-evolving Regulatory demands.

We are curious, generous and bold in our approach problem solving – if you share in this ethos, we would love to discuss what a career with Macquarie can look like!


What impact would you have?

As a Junior Project Manager, you will have the opportunity to develop your project management skillset, working alongside our passionate and experienced team of Project Managers and Business Analysts.

Working as a part of a dedicated project team, you will partner directly with the business to understand and solution for their challenges. With constant support from your Project Manager and broader team, your key responsibilities may include:

  • partnering with business stakeholders to understand and document requirements
  • producing relevant project artefacts as required for project governance
  • participating in regular forums with relevant project stakeholders to address issues, review status and manage key actions
  • work with the broader team to ensure the impact of change is understood, managed and appropriate communication plans are in place
  • management & tracking of project financials - including variance investigation – and cost centre management/allocations
  • assisting in preparing governance packs for relevant governance committees (Steering committees, Advisory committees, working groups)

What skills do you need?

This is a fantastic opportunity for any Finance, Projects or Consulting professionals who are passionate about transformation and interested in building a career within Project Management. Within our Projects & Change team, we are curious, generous & bold in our approach – and having a keen interest in solving interesting problems and sharing in this ethos is the key requirement for your success!

Other skills and attributes that you possess may include:

  • a relevant Bachelors’ Degree in Accounting, Finance or Commerce
  • 2-4 years’ commercial experience with exposure to the Banking or Financial Services sector – this may come from Consulting or a prior Banking role
  • some exposure to projects, which may be related to meeting regulatory demands, Finance or broader transformation initiatives
  • a keen interest to learn!

If you would like to learn more about what a career in Macquarie’s Transformation function can look like, please apply using the link below.

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, Equity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. An inclusive and equitable environment enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. From day one, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’ is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our recruitment team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that would help you thrive.

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 17,000+ employees and offices in 33 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, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

Find out more at

Job no: FMG-965257
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Sydney
Category: Accounting & Finance, Projects, Improvements & Change
Group: Financial Management Group
Recruiter: Laura Davidson
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