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Financial Planning and Analysis Manager

Metro Trains Melbourne

Location: Docklands

Job Type: Full time


At Metro, we get you where you need to go. Connecting people and places is made possible by our people who make a positive difference to every journey.

Since 2009, Metro proudly continues to operate and maintain a world-class train service and network through to delivering significant transport projects that will shape how Melbourne moves.

We strive to reflect the community we serve and support the needs of our people who are critical to our success. With Zero Harm at the foundation of everything we do, we want everyone to get home safely.

We are one team, helping to connect and shape a better Melbourne.

Why work at Metro?

  • Work for a multi-award-winning rail operator with rewarding career opportunities that provide you with the support and training to take your career to the next level!
  • Be part of an inclusive, diverse, and supportive company made up of various backgrounds, cultures, and experiences.
  • Work-life balance options including flexible working arrangements, 14 weeks paid parental leave, and purchasing up to 4 weeks of additional leave per year.
  • All eligible Metro employees receive a free Myki Pass that allows free Public Transport in Victoria.
  • Access to a wide range of corporate discounts including healthcare, fitness, finance, and more.

About the team

Corporate Services teams at Metro are responsible for providing essential support services that enable the business to function efficiently and effectively. From Safety and People, Marketing and Communication, to Finance and Legal, and IT. Our Corporate Services teams work collaboratively to ensure that the business operates smoothly and as one team.

About the role

As a key member of the Leadership team, the Finance Planning & Analysis Manager will lead the preparation and submission of Metro Trains Melbourne’s (MTM’s) monthly management reporting, shareholder reporting and Board reporting. This role will also guide the development and maintenance of a rolling forecast supported by a financial model comprising P&L, Balance Sheet, and Cash flow.

  • Lead the preparation and submission of MTM’s monthly management reporting, shareholder reporting and Board reporting
  • Lead the development of best in class forecast financial models for the franchise period
  • Lead the monthly update of the assumptions underpinning the financial models to reflect an up-to-date forecast
  • Management of the annual budgeting process
  • Management of the quarterly forecasting submission to management and shareholders
  • Management of the long-term financial planning process
  • Analytics and decision-support as required

About you

You are a focused individual who has:

  • Significant relevant professional experience in a Finance Planning & Analysis leadership role for a large, complex organisation.
  • Strong interpersonal, problem solving and communication skills, combined with high attention to detail
  • The ability to juggle competing demands and work in a dynamic environment
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills with an ability to clearly communicate complex business issues to Executives
  • Tertiary qualifications in Commerce or Accounting
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel

Next steps

If this role resonates with your values, experience, and career needs, then come join us and help connect people and places for a growing Melbourne!

Don’t meet every single requirement? As an inclusive and diverse workplace, we encourage all applicants to apply.

Please note that relevant screening will be conducted as part of the recruitment and selection process. Dependant on the role, these may include criminal history, credit, qualification, and reference checks as well as a pre-employment medical assessment including drug and alcohol screening.

Metro is committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process for candidates with specific access needs. Candidates who require adjustments are encouraged to declare this in their application, so that the contact person for the position can discuss your needs.

Please note only applications with the right to live and work in Australia will be considered for this position.

Applications close 11.59 pm Sunday 1st October 2023

As a key member of the Leadership team, the Finance Planning & Analysis Manager will lead the preparation and submission of Metro Trains Melbourne’s (MTM’s) monthly management reporting, shareholder reporting and Board reporting.

Flexible hybrid working environment; Competitive Salary & Benefits; Free Myki pass