Finance Business Partner

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Job Type:Full Time

Finance Business Partner

  • Opportunity to inform, advise and influence senior operational leaders
  • Join our global leading business offering outstanding personal development & global career opportunities
  • Permanent employment which includes a huge range of additional benefits | Pilbara based, FIFO or Residential

About the role

All progress begins with pioneers. At Rio Tinto, it begins with you.

We are looking for a Finance Business Partner to support the senior leadership team by providing financial and commercial advice to our Iron Ore divisions through quality analysis and insights to facilitate well informed decisions and to drive improved business performance.

We are an open, connected global team that includes some of the industry’s best and brightest minds. We offer competitive, performance-focused remuneration and a wide range of benefits to reward your contribution. With a global reach, the opportunities to develop and grow your career are broad and exciting.

This role is a great opportunity for an energetic and performance driven individual who is keen to work in a technologically advanced, energy-efficient and cost competitive organisation. Reporting to the Finance Business Partner Manager within the Iron Ore product group, you will:

  • Engage with Senior Leaders and the operational teams to identify, advise and evaluate productivity and value creation initiatives.
  • Prepare insightful monthly financial analysis assessing how the operation has performed against forecast, budget and year on year metrics.
  • Work across a wide number of stakeholders including plan coordinator, risk coordinator, HR Business Partners, Controllers, and Business Analysts
  • Manage, review, analyse and communicate unit cost and margin performance with the ability to link physical drivers to financial outcomes.
  • Coach and build business acumen with key stakeholders in financial knowledge and the use of information systems to determine cost and budget outcomes (operating and capital expenditure) and to improve understanding of the financial implications of decision making.
  • Play a key role to support the operations’ delivery of the annual plan submissions with supporting analysis and insights.
  • Support the development of the financial justification for planned capital projects.

What you’ll bring

  • A commitment to the safety of yourself and your team
  • Experienced finance generalist with strong commercial skills
  • An accounting qualification (CPA/CA)
  • Needs someone who can communicate and influence at General Manager level
  • A demonstrated understanding of business planning, analysis, diagnostics and communication skills that will enable you to add value by recommending new ideas and process improvements
  • Exceptional MS Excel spreadsheet skills
  • Demonstrated ability and interest in challenging ‘accepted’ operational processes / constraints to find more effective ways of operating.
  • Ability to engage, influence and form productive relationships spanning several layers in the organisation

What we offer

Be recognised for your contribution, your thinking and your hard work, and go home knowing you’ve helped the world progress.

  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • A permanent position working directly for Rio Tinto
  • A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with annual incentive program
  • Comprehensive medical benefits including subsidised private health insurance for employees and immediate family
  • Attractive share ownership plan
  • Company provided insurance cover
  • Extensive salary sacrifice & salary packaging options
  • Career development & education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions
  • Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical wellbeing support
  • Leave for all of life’s reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave)
  • Exclusive employee discounts (banking, accommodation, cars, retail and more)
  • Possible domestic relocation assistance

About Rio Tinto

Every idea, every innovation, every little thing the world calls ‘progress’ begins with a first step, and someone willing to take it: explorers, inventors, entrepreneurs. Pioneers.

For nearly 150 years, Rio Tinto has been a company of pioneers – generations of people spanning the globe, all with the grit and vision to produce materials essential to human progress.

Our iron ore has shaped skylines from Shanghai to Sydney. Our aluminium – the world’s first to be certified “responsible” – helps planes fly and makes cars lighter. Our copper helps wind turbines power cities and our boron helps feed the world, and explore the universe.
Our diamonds help us celebrate the best parts of life.

Where you’ll be working

In the Pilbara region of Western Australia, we own an integrated portfolio of iron ore assets: a world-class, integrated network of 16 mines, four independent port terminals, a 1,700 kilometre rail network and related infrastructure – all designed to respond rapidly to changes in demand.

Every Voice Matters

At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, the LGBTI+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.

We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.

Please note we will commence short-listing for this role from the week beginning 14th January 2021, with interviews taking place week beginning 21st January 2021.