Lead Finance Analyst, Group Transformation

Lead Finance Analyst, Group Transformation


Job Position: Lead Finance Analyst, Group Transformation

Company: QBE Insurance

Expected salary:

Location: Sydney, NSW

Lead Finance Analyst, Group Transformation Job Details:


Primary Details Time Type: Full time

Worker Type: Employee

Location: Sydney

Type: Permanent, full time

The opportunity

An exciting opportunity has opened up in our Group Transformation space for an experienced Finance Analyst. Reporting into our Finance Manager you will provide dedicated financial support and oversight to a number of strategically significant programs across:

Technology modernisation

Data and tools to improve products, underwriting and pricing decisions

Improving the experience of customers and employees

Risk and regulatory compliance

Efficiency savings

Additionally, this role will be involved in financial analysis and reporting of the overall QBE Transformation portfolio, including involvement in the annual prioritisation process, managing global project finance standards such as the framework for financial benefits reporting, and involvement in Transformation related FP&A work that will regularly be presented to the Group Executive level.

Your new role

Financial Management of Strategic Transformation Programs

Global process owner with financial oversight for selected strategic projects: including reporting, planning, forecasting, business case financial modelling and supervising offshore support roles (e.g., GSSC analysts).

Be instrumental in driving adherence to Group Finance and accounting policies, including the Group Capital Expenditure accounting policy.

Maintain Group reporting routines; ensuring that reports and commentary are timely, accurate and insightful in order to facilitate key business decisions, and that risks and issues are called out.

Support the construction and challenge of business cases for programs within QBE’s transformation investment portfolio.

Functional lead for virtual project finance team across multiple countries and time zones to ensure that people, resources and processes are aligned with business needs and fit for purpose.

Financial oversight of QBE’s Transformation Portfolio

Deliver financial reporting and analysis on QBE’s Transformation Portfolio.

Provide financial oversight and enhance financial benefit realisation across QBE.

Work with the Head of Group Expenses & Transformation (Group FP&A), Finance Transformation Manager and other senior personnel as required on ad hoc analysis and reporting of the Transformation portfolio or specific projects.

Work closely and build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders including business partners across QBE, GSSC (offshore teams), FP&A and ePMO teams.

About you

Technically competent in key accounting areas, such as capitalisation, determining amortisation profiles, calculating impact of accounting write-offs from decommissioned systems, maintenance of Fixed Asset Registers, FX conversion processes, and reconciling reported financial data to multiple underlying General Ledgers.

Proven ability in managing information systems including the extraction of relevant data and building financial models.

Strong finance background and ability to synthesis large data sets into simple insights and recommendations.

Strong stakeholder management and business partnering skills.

Ability to assimilate and correctly apply analytical techniques to facilitate executive business decision making, such as the correct application of NPV/DCF and Return on Investment metrics.

Highly proficient with Excel (building financial models) and PowerPoint (building decks for senior audiences).

Strong intellectual curiosity to enable a detailed understanding of QBE structure, strategy and operations.

Knowledge of the insurance industry and insurance products preferred in order to add value to commentary and analysis.

Experience working across transformation programs and change initiatives preferred.

Experience of working in global roles, dealing with virtual teams and colleagues across multiple time zones preferred.

About QBE

We can never really predict what’s around the corner, but at QBE we’re asking the right questions to enable a more resilient future – helping those around us build strength and embrace change to their advantage.

We’re an international insurer that’s building momentum towards realising our vision of becoming the most consistent and innovative risk partner.

And our people will be at the centre of our success. We’re proud to work together, and encourage each other enable resilience for our customers, our environment, our economies and our communities.

With more than more than 11,000 people working across 27 countries, we’re big enough to make a real impact, but small enough to provide a friendly workplace, where people are down-to-earth, passionate and kind.

We believe this is our moment – what if it was yours too?


We offer a range of benefits to help provide holistic support for your work life, whatever your circumstances. As a QBE employee you will have access to and benefit from:

‘Hybrid Working’ – a mix of working from home and in the office to enhance your work/life balance

Our ‘Thriving at our Best’ wellbeing program, including free holistic wellbeing coaching, nutritional, confidential counselling, financial and legal advice

12 weeks’ gender-equal flexible leave for all new parents, including paid super

The ability to maximise retirement savings through voluntary super contributions and company matching

Income protection insurance & reimbursed Death and Total Permanent Disability insurance premiums

Additional leave and support through QBE’s Family Domestic Violence First Responder Network

Discounts on insurance products, car hire, hotels, goods and services including benefits through our various sports and arts sponsorship partners

Rewards & Recognition

We value our employee’s experience with us and are proud to have been recognised for the following awards:

2021 LinkedIn Top Employer & HRD Employer of Choice

2020 Best Workplace Diversity & Inclusion and Excellence Award for Best Health & Wellbeing at the Australian HR Awards

Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) Platinum Employer since 2022 – the definitive national LGBTIQ+ benchmark for workplace inclusion recognising employers achieving Gold status for 4 or more years

Ranked 6th place in the AAGE Top Graduate Employers 2021 as voted by graduates

Top 20 Workplaces for Dads in 2019 and 2020 (HBF Direct Advice for Dads)

Family First accredited employer since 2021

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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

Application Close Date: 17/01/2024 11:59 PM

How to Apply:

To submit your application, click “Apply” and follow the step by step process.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

QBE is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates.

How to Apply?

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