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Your part in a changing world
At QBE, we’re driven by our purpose – to give people the confidence to achieve their ambitions.
We are an international insurer and reinsurer offering a diverse portfolio of commercial, personal and specialty products, as well as risk management solutions. Our product portfolio includes property, motor, crop, energy, marine and aviation. We employee a team of more than 11,800 people, in 27 countries around the world.
As the Expenses Lead you will play a key role in the accounting, reporting, planning, budgeting and forecasting processes for expenses in Group Head Office “GHO”.
The key responsibilities for this role include the following, but not limited to:
Play an important role in the Group Head Office Expenses Forecasting and Budgeting process.
Drive standardisation for the budgeting and forecasting processes across the different systems.
Implement processes, controls and prepare consistent guidance to make our budgeting process more efficient and effective.
Support the end-to-end Group Head Office expenses result, integrating activities sitting within FP&A and FAR.
Play an active role in month-end, quarter-end and year-end reporting periods. Complying with Group financial reporting policies and accounting standards, ensuring that reports and commentary are timely, accurate and insightful in order to facilitate key business decisions.
Lead the GSSC team resources to achieve excellent outcomes in our BAU activities, as well as any ad-hoc project.
Support the Group Finance team, including leading, training and coaching other members of the team if required
Your story so far
Qualified in a professional services environment (CPA/CA or equivalent experience is advantageous).
You’ve gained significant, relevant experience in similar finance positions.
Good understanding of period period-close principles and best practices.
Significant experience of managing relationships with internal business customers at senior level.
Demonstrated ability to achieve results and focus on delivering outcomes with high level of accuracy and attention to details.
Demonstrable financial acumen, including deep familiarity with concepts of forecasting, budgeting, and variance analysis.
Ability to manage high volume of workloads and effectively prioritize.
Ability to interact with and clearly communicate with a broad range of stakeholders across a variety of functions (actuarial, underwriting, investments, investor relations etc)
Ability to be flexible and agile while working with other Head Office teams or divisions on projects and other ad-hoc tasks.
We are here to support you
We are proud to have been Voted #5 in the 2019 Top 20 Australian Workplaces for New Dads - HBF Direct Advice for Dads and we achieved Gold employer status in the 2019 & 2020 Australian LGBTI Inclusion Awards. We are also a finalist in the 2020 Australian HR Awards, shortlisted for Best Workplace Diversity & Inclusion Program and Best Health & Wellbeing Program.
We also offer a range of benefits to help provide holistic support for your work life, whatever your circumstance.
As a QBE employee, we will offer you:
Flex@QBE leave to enhance your work/life integration
Our ‘At My Best’ wellbeing program, which includes a free 12-month subscription to Headspace
Access to ‘Share the Care’ – 12 weeks’ flexible leave for new parents inclusive of paid superannuation
The ability to maximise retirement savings through voluntary super contributions and company matching
Income protection insurance and reimbursed Death and Total Permanent Disability insurance premiums
Access to REACH My Best - free holistic wellbeing coaching, nutritional, financial and legal advice and confidential counselling
Discounts on insurance products, car hire, hotels, goods and services
Benefits through our various sports and arts sponsorship partners such as free and discounted tickets.
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QBE recognise the value of diverse perspectives and experience. We are committed to an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected for who they are. If we can provide support with access requirements, alternative work arrangements or you would like to connect with one of our networks please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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