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Senior Analyst, Group Performance & Analytics

Challenger Sydney, Australia
Posted 4 days ago Permanent Competitive
Senior Analyst, Group Performance & Analytics
Challenger Limited is an ASX-listed investment management firm managing $105 billion in assets (as at 30 June 2023). Life with us is fast moving and always exciting. Together we're driving to deliver our vision to provide our customers with financial security for a better retirement.

We achieve this goal by providing a work environment where people from diverse backgrounds, with a range of skills and experiences can contribute and succeed.

Join us as a Senior Analyst in our Group Performance & Analytics team

  • Our Performance & Analytics team is a high performing, collaborative and business orientated team that work closely with the Divisions, Treasury and Finance teams to support Challenger's overall strategy.
  • In this key role you'll provide insights to a wide range of stakeholders which will support strategic decision-making.
  • We work flexibly from our Sydney CBD Office where you can expect to work 3 days in the office and 2 days from home.

What you'll do

As a Senior Analyst you'll be providing financial analysis, modelling and management reporting on the Challenger Group results, working with key stakeholders across the Group. The role works closely with the wider Business Performance teams to deliver performance reports, analyst information, budgets as well as ad-hoc analysis.

Reporting to the Head of Group Business Performance & Analytics you'll work closely together to deliver and drive Anaplan modelling, Workiva & PowerBI reporting automation in all that you do as well as.

Management & Regulatory reporting
  • Developing monthly financial packs and board paper reporting for senior stakeholders within tight deadlines.
  • Preparing half year end and year end analyst pack metrics and various market disclosures
  • Supporting the Head of Group Business Performance on a range of regular and ad hoc reporting deliverables for Senior Management
  • Preparing half year end and year end analyst pack metrics and various market disclosures.
  • Preparing quarterly ASX FUM report
  • Build excel based models for analysis and ad-hoc reporting

Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Collaborating with stakeholders to develop, prepare and maintain budgets and forecasts.
  • Preparing and maintaining the budget and rolling forecast within Anaplan

Stakeholder Management
  • Build relationships with key stakeholders across Finance, Customer, Life and Funds Management Divisions
  • Presenting results and analysis to key stakeholders succinctly

We'll also look to you to identify opportunities to innovate and improve business processes to increase efficiencies and reduce risk.

The skills you'll need

You'll need to be CA / CPA (or equivalent financial qualification) qualified, or close to completion. You'll have a strong analytical background with at least 4-5 years relevant experience from a financial control/financial assurance/management accounting/business performance/financial analysis type role.

Experience working in Financial Services and/or a consulting background is highly regarded.

You'll have a critical thinking and analytical mind set with a history of breaking down problems, finding key issues and resolving with a range of different options.

You'll also have:
  • Strong MS Excel skills - with experience of building excel based models for analysis and ad-hoc reporting.
  • Experience with Anaplan or other forecasting & reporting tools (e.g., PowerBI, Workiva, TM1) is highly regarded but not essential.
  • You'll have strong communication and interpersonal skills to help communicate complex data in a concise and clear manner to your wider team and stakeholders.
  • The ability to translate and present financial concepts and reporting to none finance stakeholders.

Additional Information

Working at Challenger means being part of a diverse, connected team that has fun and loves what they do. We're small enough, but big enough to accelerate bold ideas, realising what's possible for our customers and partners.

At Challenger, we provide access to a range of exclusive employee benefits that will support you both personally and professionally and a hybrid work environment. Visit our benefits page for more information.

https://www.challenger.com.au/about-us/careers/our-benefits

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We value inclusion and diversity of thought, promote flexible working practices so our people can integrate their work and personal lives, and are proud to be a Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Employer of Choice for Gender Equality.

We believe in bringing your authentic self and a belonging in our culture. We are prideful in participating in the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) as a national benchmark on LGBTQ+ workplace inclusion and best practice in Australia. We offer the opportunity for a broad career experience and value people who are inquisitive and rigorous and are driven to make a difference.

Job type:
Permanent

Posting Close Date :
24/06/2024
Job ID  R1837
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