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Cost Specialist

About the Role:

Reporting to the Principal Planning, the Specialist Cost is a key role in the BMA NPI Operations Team, responsible for 5 Year Plan, 2 Year Budget and Quarterly Forecasts for our Non-process Infrastructure, supporting and driving the continuous improvement pipeline and delivery of effective timely analysis.

This position will hold a Monday to Friday roster with the potential for a flexible WFH/office based roster. This role is a 6 month duration with potential opportunity for extension. Based in Brisbane office, with occasional site visits required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Cost Control - Primary responsibility for monthly internal cost review process and implementation of initiatives to drive budget adherence and Continuous Improvements identification.

  • Lead financial planning activities quarterly forecast and budgeting process

  • Regular and ad hoc reporting on department KPIs. Monthly and routine reporting across the Operations department as well as response to ad hoc requests from the wider business

  • Option analysis on various business scenarios to help with problem solving and business decisions. Qualitative and quantitative modelling of business processes, contracts and scenarios to inform decision making as well as identification of optimisation opportunities.

About You:

To be successful in this role, you will have minimum 5-7 years' relevant experience in accounting and finance fields. Be comfortable working under tight timeframes, able to prioritise and maintain a high level of attention to detail. You will have great communication and interpersonal skills, essential to build constructive relationships and credibility with diverse stakeholders and across functions. A graduate degree in either Accounting, Finance or Analytics is essential, with professional qualifications such as CPA or CA highly regarded, have demonstrated experience in performance reporting to measure progress and performance against plans and strategies, and to articulate and quantify the KPIs of the function.

Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in leading key financial management activities, including budgeting and forecasting.

  • Experience supporting financial performance reporting to measure progress and performance against budgets, forecasts, plans and strategies, and to articulate and quantify the value proposition of the function.

  • Strong Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills to process large amount of data and produce presentations

  • Tertiary qualification in a finance/accounting discipline

  • Experience in Power BI and SAP is highly regarded

Awarded Large Recruitment Agency of the year by SEEK, WorkPac is Australia's leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, light industrial and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the country's leading companies to deliver rewarding permanent, contract, temporary and traineeship recruitment opportunities.

Apply now!

Darcy - Recruitment Coordinator
Phone-07 3715 2085

The WorkPac Group is Australia's largest privately owned workforce services business. We offer tailored, end-to-end solutions in recruitment, skills development and career development throughout the country. Our scope extends across diverse sectors including Mining, Construction, Healthcare, Social care and more, and we're proud to have over 1.3 million registered candidates. At the core of our business is the promise that whether you're a candidate, a client, or part of our dedicated internal team, choosing WorkPac is always a 'Good Move.'

At WorkPac, we recognise we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

Job title: Cost Specialist
Contract type: Full Time
Location: Brisbane
Industry: Accounting Analyst
Job expiry: 2023-09-20
Reference: BSINDJ2023121548