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Finance Business Partner

Finance/Accounting Job ID 2024-14525 Primary Location: Melbourne, Australia 05/10/2024
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FM is a leading property insurer of the world's largest businesses, providing more than one-third of FORTUNE 1000-size companies with engineering-based risk management and property insurance solutions. FM helps clients maintain continuity in their business operations by drawing upon state-of-the-art loss-prevention engineering and research; risk management skills and support services; tailored risk transfer capabilities; and superior financial strength. To do so, we rely on a dynamic, culturally diverse group of employees, working in more than 100 countries, in a variety of challenging roles.

  • Drives end-to-end planning, budgeting, and forecasting process across a division/staff function, including all inputs and drivers within the planning tool.
  • Develops the annual plan, associated budgets, and forecasts for a division/staff function, supported by an FP&A analyst pool.
  • Understands and oversees the financial performance of a division/staff function to support Head of FP&A's strategic priorities.
  • Owns monthly management reporting and analysis process for a division/staff function.
  • Proactively provides transparent and frequent financial updates and actionable insights for assigned division/staff function.
  • Engages Sr Finance Business Partners and FP&A Head to ensure timely and accurate delivery of analysis and insights.
  • Ensures business leaders understand key PBF assumptions and drivers.
  • Builds business cases, including what-if analyses.
  • Engages key internal stakeholders, including other Finance Business Partners and division/staff function counterparts, to keep abreast of changes in market landscape and advise on potential implications to the business.
  • Supports ad hoc analysis, as required.

Required Education:

Bachelor’s degree with a focus in accounting or combination of equivalent work experience.

Highly Preferred Education:

  • Master's degree preferred.
  • Professional certification e.g. CPA, ACA, ACCA.

Required Work Experience:

10+ years of related work experience is required.

Highly Preferred Work Experience:

  • Finance experience at an insurance company; strategy and/or consulting role.
  • Global work experience is highly preferred.

Required Skills:

    • Strong strategic and execution capabilities
    • Strong judgement and decisiveness
    • Broad and deep knowledge of finance, business, and regulatory environment
    • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
    • Ability to build trust through advocacy for division or staff function leadership team priorities
    • Ability to mentor FP&A analysts to enable growth toward FBP role
    • Strong accounting / finance skills
    • Ability to work independently
    • Good team leadership skills and results orientation
    • Ability to motivate others in a deadline driven environment and foster acceptance of change
    • Proficiency with financial systems and standard software applications

The final salary offer will vary based on individual education, skills, and experience. The position is eligible to participate in FM Global’s 

  • Career development and training opportunities
  • Supportive and collaborative team environment
  • Tuition reimbursement,
  • Rich health and well-being programs,
  • Volunteer days and so much more!

FM Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to attracting, developing and retaining a diverse workforce.

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