Business Planning Analysis Manager


Job Description

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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