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Senior Analyst Corporate Finance

LocationMelbourne, VIC
Work TypeFull time
Positions1 Position
Published At:2 months ago
Job no: G9PM3
Category: Aviation

We currently have an exciting new opportunity for a dynamic and experienced Senior Corporate Financial Analyst to join our Finance team. In this newly created role, you will use your financial modelling skills and analytical insight to provide information and analysis for APAC’s leadership team to make decisions, both on our existing and future investments.

Reporting to the Head of Corporate Finance, the primary objective of the role is to work closely with the Head of Corporate Finance and the rest of the Corporate Finance team to support many critical business activities including corporate valuation, long term business planning, airline agreement negotiations, and strategic growth capital project assessments.

Melbourne Airport is at the forefront of a dynamic expansion, poised to support the city's ascent to become Australia’s largest city within the next decade. As we soar towards new heights, we're embarking on ambitious projects, including the development of a third runway, state-of-the-art terminals and major business park projects creating unparalleled opportunities for growth and innovation. Join us in shaping the future of aviation as we propel Melbourne Airport towards becoming Australia's favourite Airport destination.

Key responsibilities:

The role's duties and accountabilities include, but are not limited to:

Assist in rebuilding, maintaining and updating the Long-Term Corporate Motel (LTM) suite. modeling and analysis tasks will include:

  • Model, rebuild and regular refinements and updates to support budget/business plan/valuation cycles.
  • Assist in the evaluation of business plans, business cases and projects
  • Airline agreements negotiation related modelling and analysis to support pricing strategies
  • Strategic growth capital project assessments: support the development of robust business cases through the interrogation of assumptions, risk assessments, modelled scenarios and that hurdle rate obligations and other necessary parameters are considered
  • Debt/capital structure analysis
  • Valuation sensitivity/scenario analysis: liaise with relevant stakeholders to develop and assess scenarios required to test assumptions, make recommendations and drive informed investment decisions
  • Monitor and report on key business and financial KPIs relevant to business initiatives to drive and measure the desired outcomes
  • Provide financial support and advice to the business

The successful candidate will have:

  • Advanced financial modelling skills, experience with 3-way (BS, PL & CFS) financial modelling, and familiarity with Excel modelling best practices. Prior experience with VBA coding and macros will be highly favourable.
  • Detailed understanding of corporate finance principles, including valuation and capital structures
  • Experience with applying accounting theory to financial analysis, including, financial statement relationships & impacts; Depreciation; and Tax, etc.
  • Sound understanding of commercial drivers of infrastructure assets will be useful but not compulsory
  • Ideally trained within Business Modelling / Valuation / Corporate Finance teams in a professional services firm, with 3-5 years of relevant experience.
  • Adaptable and collaborative, you excel in both teamwork and independent work
  • Attention to detail: You'll possess high levels of attention to detail; with the accuracy of the information, you compile so that your stakeholders can make the right decisions
  • You'll demonstrate a strong work ethic, thrive in challenging roles with enthusiasm, and exhibit high levels of motivation and drive. Able to perform under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Stakeholder engagement skills, communication skills
  • Continuous process improvement: questions the way things are done and suggest ways to continuously improve
  • Passionate about learning & development, open to sharing ideas, knowledge and expertise.
  • Relevant Finance / Accounting / Commerce degree

We understand that not everyone will feel they meet all of these 100%. However, if you feel you have the attitude and aptitude to grow within our team, we invite you to apply and have a conversation with us about this position.

About the Company:

Melbourne Airport (Australia Pacific Airports Corporation) is proud to be one of Australia's premier transport hubs and Victoria's gateway to the world, connecting us to the global marketplace. We are committed to creating connections that matter and enhancing the traveller experience across every aspect of our organisation to deliver our vision of becoming Australia's favourite Airport destination. Currently, in an exciting phase of change, we are delivering rewarding career opportunities, making Melbourne Airport a dynamic and fast-paced place to work for our people.

APAC is a majority Australian-owned private company that also operates Launceston Airport, the tourism gateway to Tasmania and an industry multi-award-winning airport.

Culture and Values:

By joining the team at Melbourne Airport, you will work within a friendly, high-performance culture with a focus on our people and their development.

Our vision is to become Australia's favourite Airport destination and our people are paramount to achieving this success. We provide a supportive environment, with values that encourage all of our employees to Be You, Think Big, Own it and Work Together.


  • Access to airport car parking 24 hours/365 days a year for both business and personal use
  • Hybrid flexible working arrangements
  • Airport Holiday, an additional day of leave
  • Wellness Day, a further additional day of leave
  • Discounted onsite childcare at Creative Garden Early Learning
  • Mental health and well-being initiatives
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Career and professional development
  • Active social culture and participation in a range of social impact days and activities
  • Signature Experiences including an airfield family day, and kids’ footy day 
  • Access to an employee benefits scheme including access to corporate rates and airport retailer discounts (including SkyBus)

APAC is committed to weaving Diversity into our DNA. We believe that Diversity and Inclusion will help us realise our greatest potential as a company, and maximise the potential of all our team members. We strive to create a culture where our team members understand that each individual is unique and that embracing diversity makes us more flexible, productive, and creative.

APAC provides equal opportunity and advancement in employment regardless of gender, age, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, cultural background, caring responsibilities, disability or socioeconomic background. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds who share our workplace values of Being You, Thinking Big, Owning It and Working Together.

  • Published on 27 May 2024, 4:29 AM