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Senior Financial Planning & Analyst
dnata Head Office - Sydney

dnata is one of the world's largest air services providers offering ground handling, cargo, travel and flight catering services across five continents.


Our Finance team has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, outcomes focused individual with strong analytical skills to join our team as a Senior Financial Planning & Analyst.


The role will be a key member of the finance team, focusing on financial planning, analysis, accounting, and reporting. Your role will support the company's financial objectives and strategic initiatives. Additionally, you will assist the senior management in activities that enable well-informed commercial decisions within dnata's Finance function.


A day in the life:

  • Responsible for the production of timely and accurate daily, weekly and monthly reporting for the ground handling and Cargo business unit.
  • Provide effective finance business partnering support to Operational stakeholders to drive better commercial decision making and understanding.
  • Partnering with the business on financial modelling in support of CAPEX.
  • Assist commercial team in new business development, tender creation and retrospective review.
  • Develop financial modelling and scenario analysis and advice to support decision making.
  • Assist Managers in the preparation of budgets and forecasts.
  • Identify, create and facilitate process design changes by conducting business and systems process analysis, focusing on quality improvement and data management, ensuring data is reliable and valid and developing process improvements.
  • Evaluate financial performance and KPI’s by comparing and analysing actual results with budget and forecasts and recommend actions for optimisation.
  • Work closely with the accounting team to ensure accurate financial reporting and decision support.
  • Complete and assist all ad-hoc analysis requirements by management.
  • Support system conversions, upgrades, enhancements.
  • First point of contact for direct reports within the Finance team.

Essential Criteria

  • Degree qualified as a minimum
  • Proven track record in a similar position
  • A high level of proficiency in the use of Excel, as well as financial modelling experience will be vital to make this role a success
  • Strong analytical and data gathering skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Intermediate MS Word and PowerPoint
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team and also work independently achieve work objectives

Does this sound like you? If so, Apply Now!


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, which values diversity and inclusion. We support applicants from all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with disabilities, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and all ages. We also have a solid focus on gender balance within the organisation and encourage women to apply.


Applications close: 24 July 2024

  Full Time

    Mascot NSW

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   Posted 26 Jun 24

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