Commercial and Financial Analytics - Consultant to Manager

MinterEllison is Australia’s largest law firm and provides legal and consulting services.

 

Purpose is at our core. We create lasting impacts with our clients, our people and our communities. Our teams collaborate and deliver to our Purpose, and consistently work to embed our values into everyday actions. Clients rely on our expertise and insights. They value our responsive, creative and commercial approach. We are curious by nature, diverse in our disciplines and authentic in our relationships. 

 

For most businesses today, technology is central to enabling and executing their business strategy. MinterEllison's Technology Consulting team advises CIO, CTOs and other CxOs in developing, executing and supporting technology strategies that drive exceptional business value. In a world of accelerating change and technology innovation, we design, negotiate, protect, and optimise our client’s investments in enterprise digital and converged services.

 

Diversity and inclusion is at the core of our Purpose and informs the way we work with each other, our clients and in the community. We know that when we bring together diversity of thinking, skills, experience, gender identity, backgrounds and orientations, we get better results.

About Us

 

We have a reputation as one of Australia’s leading technology investment and assurance partners. We have influenced over $50 billion worth of IT spend and run more than more than 2,500 technology benchmarks using our unique datasets, research, and IP, over the last three decades.

 

We're proud of our client base, which includes the majority of ASX200 and large scale public sector organisations with significant technology budgets. Being part of MinterEllison, we are able to provide our clients with seamless end-to-end solutions to complex problems, engaging with deep experts across finance, law, risk, technology, strategy, analytics, and commercial knowledge domains.

 

We strongly believe that our people are at the centre of our success. We provide opportunities for our staff to grow and succeed in a unique environment where they can be experts in what they do as well as contribute to a high growth and transformative business.

 

What you can expect from this opportunity

 

As we deliver on our 2025 Strategy, our Canberra Technology Consulting team is continuing to enjoy an exciting period of growth, particularly across our Investment Protection and optimisation services, seeing us create excellent opportunities to join the team supporting our financial analytics capability.

 

Having built a strong market presence and currently delivering projects across several major Commonwealth departments, you will have the opportunity to be involved in providing critical analytics to support executive decision making. Our clients are in a period of tight cost management with increased focus on ensuring investment opportunities are critically assessed to add value and continue to support Australian citizens. 

 

 

More About You

 

We are currently recruiting for a number of permanent opportunities for experienced IT Financial and Pricing Analysts and Financial Management Consultants, with experience in technology, to assist our clients make smart decisions as they analyse, plan and optimise technology spend to support the growing economic and risk challenges.

 

We welcome applications from Consultant to Manager level candidates who have demonstratable experience in:

 

  • Conducting pricing calculations and analysis, developing complex pricing models and advising on pricing best practice, including scenario modelling.
  • Financial modelling and consulting on the end-to-end costing of ICT projects and systems implementation.
  • Pricing analysis and normalisation of large complex supplier responses, forming inputs into evaluation and negotiations. Providing  strategic financial advice to our clients on their return of value from an IT investment, including the establishment of benefits tracking practices.
  • Partnering with teams on budgeting, forecasting and market comparisons.
  • Reviewing the total cost of ICT and undertaking robust analysis to identify optimisation opportunities, in line with standard industry frameworks such as TBM.
  • Assuring financial cost and forecast models

 

Professional background

 

  • At least 2 years experience working in a consulting environment or techonology supplier focusing on financial management and business analysis.
  • A deep understanding of technology finance and pricing mechanisms.

 

Skills

 

  • Advanced Excel modelling, Word and Power Point skills.
  • Attention to detail and time management.
  • Superior communication skills.
  • A positive 'can do' attitude.
  • Ability to present large volumes of data to senior stakeholders
  • Data visualisation

 

Qualifications

 

  • CA or CPA qualifications are highly desirable.
  • Undergraduate degree, within the following disciplines: Finance, Business Management / Commerce, Information Technology, Actuarial / Statistics, Computer / Data Science or Engineering.
  • Must hold Australian Citizenship and be able to obtain an Australian Government Security Clearance.

Why MinterEllison:

 

We are recognised as Australia's Most Attractive Firm, a WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality in Australia and we hold Gold employer status with the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI).

 

We make diversity in all its forms central to collaboration. This is why we offer hybrid working options to encourage balance, wellbeing and support for sustainable ways of working. We offer up to 20 weeks paid parental leave for the primary carer within the first 24 months following birth or adoption, and a range of social, financial and health benefits, including free gym membership – all with no minimum tenure.

 

We welcome applications from people of all ages, cultural backgrounds, genders (including if you identify as transgender or gender diverse), sexual orientations, as well as people living with a disability or who have family or carer responsibilities. We particularly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply for roles with MinterEllison.

 

How to apply:

 

We love to connect with people directly, so please submit your CV and cover letter for consideration by clicking on the 'Apply' button below.

 

If you would like further information, to tell us about any adjustments you might require through the recruitment process or if you are trans or gender diverse and want a confidential discussion, please contact [email protected]

 

Agency submissions will not be accepted without prior express approval from the MinterEllison recruitment team. All agency candidates must be submitted through our on-line portal to be valid.

Location: 

Canberra, AU

Contract Type:  Permanent