Finance Business Partner

Cuscal Limited

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


Issuing & Financial Institutions / Sales

Feb 23

Our client’s success is our success. And you make it happen

Payment systems are complex, regulated and everchanging. We are an established market leading brand who are focused on driving client growth. We’re at the forefront of innovation punching above our weight. We’re enabling the future for our clients through tech like NPP and open banking.

We are an unlisted public company and one of five licensed banks in Australia with full direct connectivity and production capability across all domestic payment systems. Whilst the major banks leverage this capability for their consumer and business clients, our B2B model focuses on enabling other banks, fintech’s and corporates to deliver innovative and competitive payment and digital solutions to their clients and customers

This role supports the Finance Business Manager of Projects by providing quality financial advice, modelling, reporting, budgeting, forecasting and other financial functions to support all key strategic projects across Cuscal.

The responsibilities in this role include but are not limited to the following:

Monthly Reporting:

  • Responsible for full end to end (E2E) accounting for all strategic projects.
  • Steering committee reporting packs for all strategic projects.
  • Presentation of project financial reporting to steering committee members as required.
  • Benefit realisation reporting for all strategic projects on a monthly basis.
  • Preparing and posting project journals as required.

Forecasting & Budgeting

  • Prepare and maintain project budget / forecast models as required
  • Analysis of inputs, particularly transaction drivers (or similar)
  • Prepare reporting on budget / forecast submissions, including performance against target and variance analysis
  • Monthly reforecasting for strategic projects, both cost and benefits.

Decision Support:

  • Assistance with preparation of Project Evaluation Models, Project Business Cases and other governance artefacts as required for strategic projects and other projects as required.
  • Build and maintain financial models.
  • Analysis and review of project forecasts and assisting Project Managers with financial analysis of projects.
  • Benefit and contract review for application of accounting standards.
  • Other ad-hoc financial analytical activities as required.
  • Assisting Project Managers and other Project community members with preparation of financial summaries for inclusion in business cases and other project documentation as required.

About You

In this role within our Project space the role requires the successful candidate to have strong analytical skills and be able to interpret and evaluate data. You will also bring your strong financial modelling skills to the role along with your ability to understand business objectives and drivers and how they translate into financial measure.

As the successful candidate you will have experience working in a commercial environment and previous experience working on projects. This role is a very visible one within Cuscal so you will get the opportunity to present to and work with key stakeholders.

A relevant university degree will be essential with at least 4 years’ commercial experience and an understanding of resource costing methodologies will be highly regarded.

Why Cuscal?

We are in the rapidly evolving world of payments, and we are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace where the very best talent in Australia chooses to work. We support our colleagues with flexible work arrangements through our hybrid model whilst also offering a wide range of educational, financial, lifestyle, health & wellbeing benefits.

Next Step

If you think this role is the right fit for you, we invite you to apply. Let’s explore who you are and what drives you. We’d love to share our vision for the future of payments sector. Please note candidate screening and interviews may be conducted prior to the closing date of the job advert.

Cuscal does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies and search firms. Please do not email or send unsolicited resumes to any Cuscal employee, location or address.

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