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  • 14/05/2024

Finance Business Partner (5000, SA, AU)

About the role

Based in Whyalla, reporting into the Finance Manager – Operations, the focus of the Finance Business Partner is to provide commercial and financial support to our Steel Manufacturing Operations in Whyalla. You will be partnering with key stakeholders within the business in order to drive value and build commercial acumen.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Be the face of the commercial team on site, providing strategic commercial leadership and advice.

  • Working collaboratively with our Business Unit Manager to monitor the effectiveness of improvement initiatives and provide input to new cost saving opportunities.

  • Partner with leaders and their teams to improve financial and commercial performance in the areas you support

  • Contribute to the end of month financial process and develop reporting tools to effectively analyse and communicate results

  • Support the onsite teams through all project milestones and assist with business case development

  • Work collaboratively with operational teams to develop annual business plans and quarterly forecast for the Steel Products unit

About your experience

As a high performing and results focused individual who enjoys driving change and is highly autonomous, you will thrive in a fast-paced environment, be able to work to tight deadlines and adapt to changing situations quickly. You will be an analytical individual who can inspire and communicate well with stakeholders of all levels.

You will also have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Finance, Accounting or Economics

  • CPA or CA qualification highly regarded

  • Previous experience working in the manufacturing or energy sector

  • Previous experience working in a complex commercial and operational environment

  • Strong analytical abilities and financial reporting skills with a good knowledge of financial methodologies

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to build relationships across the business.

About our team

GFG Alliance Australia operates an end-to-end mining, steel, construction, and energy business. With over 160 sites and more than 6700 people, we provide steel for Australia’s leading infrastructure projects.

A member of the GFG Alliance group, Liberty Primary Steel is located at Whyalla, South Australia, approximately 400 kilometres north-west of Adelaide. We operate an integrated steelworks including steel making, blast furnace, coke oven and rolling mill facilities. Producing billet for rolling in Liberty Steel and other manufacturing sites and for export, together with rail and structural steel products. We look for exceptional talent from a broad range of backgrounds, to bring high energy and drive innovation. We foster a culture where people and the business can flourish and develop.

Why consider Whyalla? Located on Eyre Peninsula’s Spencer Gulf in South Australia, Whyalla is an important hub and the region’s biggest city for retail shopping. Whyalla boasts a warm climate, accessible ocean shores and saltwater fishing. Whyalla is well served with educational facilities where students can gain a quality education from primary school to university without leaving the City.

Next steps

We are committed to uncompromising levels of safety, strong customer centricity and diversity. Wherever they are in the world, our people are our greatest asset. We would love you to be part of our journey.

We are a 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to responding to every applicant.