Business Planning Analysis Manager Business Planning Analysis Manager …

in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 Jul 20
in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 Jul 20
Business Planning Analysis Manager
The Operations & Technology (O&T) division is the engine-room in supporting Citi Australia & New Zealand for both the Consumer and Institutional businesses.  The support to the O&T Consumer business comprises: Core Operations, Credit Operations, Customer Services and Technology.

  • Management of monthly reporting including analysis, investigation, ad-hoc queries and commentary of financial results.
  • Lead and co-ordinate annual plan and regular forecast (monthly & mid-year forecast), including financial analysis against plan / forecast benchmarks.
  • Manage overall O&T allocations process ensuring accuracy of charges to the Business, providing detailed analysis to stakeholders.
  • Perform analytical reviews on management reporting output in order to add value to the end-users, explaining trends, investigating unusual variances and linking these back into the various strategies or plans of the respective businesses.
  • Work with leadership team to understand and actively manage risk and performance in the business.
  • Drive the development of financial models to streamline or improve management reporting processes such as activity based costing, benchmarking exercise, unit cost analysis, headcount optimisation, and expense forecasting.
  • Manage a small BP&A team (consisting of analysts)
  • Establish strong relationships & partnerships with stakeholders, including local & regional finance, O&T management, products & business partners. 
  • Ensure compliance and adherence with corporate & accounting policy
  • Undertake any other ah-hoc projects and tasks as required by management


  • Relevant finance degree and/or professional qualifications that shows close connection to BP&A activities
  • Ideally 5-8 years' experience with banking/corporate background
  • Articulate, confident, & effective communicator (written & verbal). 
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills.
  • High energy levels able to meet tight deadlines and manage flexible working hours.
  • Inquisitive with strong analytical & problem solving skills, including process improvement initiatives.
  • Team player, self-motivated, strong initiative, & results oriented.
  • Professional & maintains discretion for confidential work.

Grade :All Job Level - All Job FunctionsAll Job Level - All Job Functions - AU
Time Type :Full time

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