Cost Specialist


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  • Be an advocate for change, and promote ‘one way of doing things’ by adopting and contributing to the development of BI tools, while standardising processes to help build a better ANZ Finance function
  • Be a positive influence and an integral part of the team including working with the Hub as "one team"
  • Support Divisional Insights Business Partners with financial analysis and reporting to drive decision making 

About The Role

Role Location: 833 Collins Street, Docklands VIC 3008

Role Type: 18-Month Fixed-term, Full-time


This role draws on competencies from all COPEs to form a well-rounded finance professional who is involved in end to end cost work.

Working as part of a team of Cost Experts with responsibility for all cost related activities within Technology, including provision of accurate and timely financial information (Actuals, Performance Reporting, Outlook, Plan and provision of insightful cost related data and analytics), covering BAU costs and investments/projects for the Security and Australia Retail and Commercial domains.

You will primarily be Technology Division aligned; and may have generalist Finance skills with BU level responsibilities; or be a specialist for specific cost related processes where a high degree of process and accounting knowledge is required.

As a Technology aligned Cost Expert you will be co-located with Technology Business Partners and the Divisional Performance Management team forming close relationships with our peers to deliver a seamless service proposition for your stakeholders.  You will also be required to build and maintain relationships with Business stakeholders in collaboration with Divisional Insight Business Partners.

Your responsibilities include driving continuous improvement of cost processes to extract efficiencies, ensuring the optimisation of controls, management of risks, points of friction and governance obligations are met on an continuous basis; drawing on Cost CoE process experts to build a first class capability in Finance, focusing on best practice cost management and consistency of implementation across all Divisions in collaboration with relevant GPOs.


About You

To be successful in this role, you will ideally bring the following: 

  • Problem solver – I am analytical and highly adaptable
  • Relationship Management - building, maintaining and influencing relationships to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes
  • A communicator – I am an effective presenter and listener; able to distil facts, articulate and present key messages, tailored to suit specific audiences
  • Structured in your approach – I am well-planned, investigative, methodical and solution orientated
  • Data literate – I use data effectively to generate insights and support decisions in a systematic way
  • Persistent and resilient – I am able to manage demands from multiple stakeholders simultaneously
  • A team player – I enjoy working in a team and building stakeholder relationships to achieve our goals


Demonstrated Financial Control skills preferred. Experience in FP&A, Business Partnering, Project Accounting or Change Management highly desirable.


About ANZ

At ANZ, everything we do boils down to ‘why’ – our purpose – to shape a world where people and communities thrive. We're just as focused on seeing our people thrive as well as our customers. We'll give you every opportunity to develop your career.

We are responding faster to changing customer requirements, focusing on the things that matter the most, energising our people, eliminating waste and reducing bureaucracy. 

A happy workplace is a thriving one. So in order to attract and keep the best talent, and say thanks for the hard work, we make sure all our employees are rewarded.

ANZ recognises the value of an inclusive and diverse work environment. We take pride in the diversity of our people and encourage applications from diverse candidates. Our recruitment decisions are based on the key inherent needs and requirements of each role, and candidates are selected based on their unique strengths and characteristics.

Supporting the wellbeing of our people is core at ANZ which is why we cherish the people-first culture we are famous for and why the Australian Financial Review rated us the number 1 place to work in the banking and finance industry for 2021.

We work flexibly at ANZ and encourage you to talk to us about how this role can be flexible for you and any adjustments you may require to our recruitment process or the role itself. If you are a candidate with a disability, let us know how we can provide you with additional support.

To find out more about working at ANZ or to view other opportunities visit

You may apply for this role by visiting ANZ Careers and search for reference number AUS140454.


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