Strategic Finance Business Partner
Transpower New Zealand Limited (TPNZ)
Wellington, New Zealand
2d ago
source : Jobg8

Transpower is New Zealand's National Grid operator. We take a whole-of-industry view of the electricity sector and operate the system on behalf of New Zealand.

Our strategy, Transmission Tomorrow, shows how we're working to deliver the renewable, electrified, low-carbon economy set out in Whakamana I Te Mauri Hiko - Empowering our Energy Future.

About the team

Transpower's Business Partnering team are trusted advisors to the business, providing Strategic and Commercial advice and Financial partnering services across Transpower, from the General Management Team to Senior leadership and their teams.

About the opportunity

We're seeking a Strategic Finance Business Partner to join us at our stunning Head Office in Wellington.

You'll support Grid Delivery and work across the business, and alongside the Enterprise Portfolio Management Office (EPMO), to drive strategic outcomes through provision of advice to support and drive commercial decision making, performance and business planning.

Your work will have real impact as you :

  • Provide commercial thought leadership and proactively engage with stakeholders across the organisation to remove roadblocks and influence outcomes that enable successful delivery of the Business plan
  • Align and collaborate with the Enterprise Portfolio Management Office to ensure that reporting, targets and strategic objectives are achieved by partnering with General Managers to drive results
  • Provide accurate and timely performance reporting and insights to the General Management Team (GMT)
  • Model and evaluate financial assumptions and implications of portfolio initiatives
  • Oversee the preparation of divisional budgets and provision of information for inclusion in the Business Plan
  • Contribute to a continuous improvement culture; identification and implementation of opportunities for improvement within financial processes and reporting outputs to enable the team to deliver quality outcomes at pace
  • About you

    You'll be an experienced finance business partner, with highly developed communication and influencing skills, who is used to working in a fast paced multi-faceted environment.

    You understand that priorities can shift suddenly, yet hard deadlines do not, and can flex accordingly to ensure great outcomes for your customers.

    Your excellent problem solving skills, coupled with the ability to think strategically and take a long term view, will make you a welcome addition to the team.

    What we're looking for

  • 8+ years' experience in finance business partnering or similar
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to foster good stakeholder relationships through collaboration, influencing, partnership, coaching
  • Strong financial and commercial acumen with a proven track record working in large, complex environments (experience in an Infrastructure environment would be advantageous)
  • Ability to present technical information clearly and simply, tailoring communications to meet audience needs
  • Analytical, statistical or modelling experience
  • You will have a commercial, financial or business related qualification. Certification as a CA, CPA, CMA, CFM is preferred.

    Why you should join us

    It's exciting! The scale, criticality and complexity of our enterprise is both stimulating and challenging. We are an equal opportunity employer and value the diversity of thought that comes from our people of over 28 nationalities.

    How we are approaching our work is changing. We are looking to alternative ways of working which ensure business engagement that supports automation and efficiency goals.

    We are committed to playing our role in helping to deliver a net zero carbon future for Aotearoa. If you're an experienced Finance Business Partner looking to flex your strategic muscle, please review the position description below and apply without delay.

    Role closes Sunday 14 August. Applications will be reviewed as received, and exploratory conversations may take place before the closing date.

    Existing eligibility to work in New Zealand is preferred

    Interested in knowing more, and seeing our Wellington head office? Watch a brief video here

    In a grid emergency please call 0800 THE GRID.

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