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Expense Analyst

AMP Limited

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 03/01/2018

Job Category:

Accounting / Analyst

Job description:
  • AMP values career development
  • We value diversity
  • Use your talent and develop different skillsets

AMP Finance plays an important role in enabling AMP to adapt and thrive in a changing environment by being responsible for Protecting and creating shareholder value, partnering with business leaders to achieve strong business performance, ensuring that AMP is efficient and cost effective and protecting the assets of external customers.

About the role

Expense Analysts are responsible for providing quality and timely cost information to the cost centre managers across various business lines in AMP. This includes, but not limited to budgeting, forecasting, and deep dive analysis, assisting business leaders in creating commercial awareness and enhance the decision making process.


  • Gain in-depth understanding of the cost base and gain an understanding of what is driving the variances and risks in each area.
  • Provide support to the business lines with monthly cost centre reporting, budgeting, forecasting and attending to ad-hoc enquiries from the business.
  • Assist with the business’ forecasting and annual budgeting processes, providing on-going support to the cost centre managers to ensure that meaningful and realistic annual budgets and accurate forecasts are set.
  • Develop and maintain dialogue with cost centre managers pro-actively educating and assisting them to understand their expenses and better manager their business as well as providing advice and support on daily issues and strategic initiatives as such as restructures.
  • Facilitate monthly deep dive analysis on key cost variables.

Role Capabilities

  • Works well in a team environment and contributes to the wider team goals.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to build relationships with people and influence at all levels of the organisation

Skills & Experience

  • At least four years accounting experience as a business, financial or cost analyst
  • Experience in management reporting, analysis and commentary for senior management including ability to tailor reports to different levels of management
  • Experience in preparing annual budgets and negotiating with business to achieve set targets
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Experience in working with ledgers
  • Ability to model various scenarios
  • Excellent analytical and numeric skills with ability to review reasonableness of numeric outputs and apply judgment

Qualification/s required

  • Degree qualified
  • CPA/CA (or equivalent) qualified

Why AMP?

Working for AMP means working for a company that empowers its people to make a difference, while providing the support of a highly talented, experienced team. We understand that it is our customers that make us great. And because people achieve their best in different ways, our culture is flexible and supportive, to give you the freedom to focus on outcomes rather than just processes.

Our Culture

AMP is an organisation like few others. We enjoy a culture that recognises individuality yet encourages collaboration, giving real meaning to our work and making a difference to our people and our customers.


Access a great range of benefits such as flexible working options, retail discounts, onsite gym, competitive home loan rates, leading superannuation contribution, discounted financial advice, and personal insurance.

Inclusion & diversity

AMP welcomes people with all kinds of life and work experiences. Our individual differences - and collective strength - make for great employee, customer, and business outcomes. What unique insights could you bring to the AMP team?

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