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Commercial Analyst

Apply now Job no: 498085
Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Sydney
Categories: Wholesale Markets / Energy Trading, Merchant Energy

  • Gain exposure to market facing portfolios and learn new skills
  • Help trading teams understand impact of strategies on financial outcomes
  • Permanent full-time role based in Sydney CBD - with Hybrid working model

About Alinta Energy:

At Alinta Energy, we’re constantly striving to do better. Whether it’s lowering customers costs, providing world class local service or sustainable energy, our aim is to be better. And to keep getting better day after day. Better for our customers. Better for Australia. And better for our environment.

It’s an exciting time to become a part of our growing team at Alinta Energy. Our people are our greatest asset and we’re committed to a culture that’s focused on being better at providing great service externally and internally. An organisation where people truly matter. That’s better.

We’re a leading Australian utility with an owned and contracted generation portfolio of 3,000MW, over 1 million combined electricity and gas retail customers, and around 1,000 employees across Australia and New Zealand. Supplying energy in Australia for over 20 years, today we’re a vertically integrated energy company providing generation, retail and wholesale supply of gas and electricity across Australia. We support the development of renewable energy generation and offer local customer service through support hubs in Perth, Western Australia and Morwell in Victoria.

About the role:

We are currently seeking a Commercial Analyst to join our Trading and Portfolio Management team based in Sydney. Reporting to the Manager Portfolio Analysis & Pricing, you will collaborate with key business partners across Alinta Energy within Trading & Portfolio Management, Retail Markets and Group Finance to establish and deliver against business unit financial targets. Understanding current energy market conditions and company position to provide an up to date view on risk, opportunities and assist management with effective delivery / mitigation. 

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Manage the profitability of the BU by overseeing P&L, translate to management for risks and taking corrective actions as required
  • Maintain a current and thorough understanding of the Australian energy market and AE’s positions
  • Work collaboratively with stakeholders to formalise strategies that underpin financial targets
  • Maintain an understanding in changes in the market and position (trading, FPC, deals) to provide an up-to-date view on financial risk
  • Interact and liaise with Group Finance to understand differences between actuals and forecast to ensure anticipated results are in line with reported results

To be successful you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in business, economics, commerce, statistics or other quantitative discipline
  • CA / CPA  or post-graduate qualifications desirable
  • Extensive relevant experience in the full range of financial accounting activities – including general accounting, financial planning and analysis; and reporting
  • Detailed knowledge of financial and quantitative analytical techniques
  • Financial analysis experience in Australian energy markets
  • Experience in providing analysis and commentary to senior management

The successful candidate will have a thirst for learning & developing more skills. You will also be able to communicate well across different functions of the business and simplify details for others. Proactively engaging behaviour and take action to seize opportunities.

Working at Alinta Energy you will have access to a range of benefits, such as:

  • Flexible work options for most roles where you can work a combination of days from the office and from home
  • Staff Energy Offer (where products are available)
  • Salary Packaging options
  • Full access to Headspace Application
  • Salary continuance insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Purchased leave
  • Community volunteer leave

Let’s spread the positive energy together…

Alinta Energy is a Circle Back Initiative employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

Alinta Energy takes the safety and wellbeing of our people seriously. We require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be able to attend our workplaces.

Please note that if your application progresses you will be required to complete background/pre-employment checks. These checks may include but are not limited to - right to work/immigration checks, reference checks, criminal background checks, checks, qualification checks and additional finance checks for finance related positions.

How to apply: 

Click “APPLY” to submit your application. Applications close on the 5th of July

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