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We're on a mission to bring new and uplifting experiences to our guests, transforming flying from simply 'nice', to something wonderful.

Like any good mission, this one starts with our people.

Which is why we encourage our team to embody the fun, laid back, authentic spirit we've become famous for. Because when they're free to be themselves, they're better able to own their personal responsibilities and go the extra mile to help our guests.

Job Overview

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    Full Time

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    Consulting & Strategy, IT, Data & Analytics

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PD Project Controller

Hello. We’re Virgin Australia. We’re the airline that’s always done things a little different. Our way. The Virgin way. We’re on a mission to make flying better than ‘nice’. And to do that, it takes a team of talented people who are passionate about customer experience, doing the right thing always, with a focus on safety – in the air, on the ground and in our workplaces. A team who values real diversity and inclusion, in a big brand with big ambitions.

What you’ll be doing 

The PD Project Controller sits within the Integration and Reporting Team, under Portfolio Delivery, supporting IT Transformation. The team is responsible for providing, creating and maintaining reporting functionality at both a project and portfolio level, utilising a range of tools such as Power BI, Microsoft Excel and SharePoint.

This will include, however is not  limited to; 

  • Preparing and summarising essential data for Project Managers, including project financial breakdowns, views of resourcing supply and demand  and other key project metrics
  • Assisting Project Managers with financial analysis to understand trends in project spend
  • Maintaining existing SharePoint and Project Online project sites
  • Supporting end of month activities across the portfolio such as time-sheeting compliance, financial forecasting, status reporting and other ad hoc activities
  • Independently reviewing and updating reporting with a focus on continuous improvement and automation
  • Ensuring project schedules are realistic and consistent with estimates of costs to complete
  • Engaging with key stakeholders across the Project Management, PD and Finance teams

You’ll be great in this role if you…   

  • Tertiary qualifications ideally in a finance field, or equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years of experience in financial accounting, auditing or reporting
  • Practical experience with data visualisation and analysis
  • Proven ability to generate high quality project documentation, artefacts and reporting
  • Demonstrated expertise in financial modelling, investigations and reconciliation
  • Adept at building and maintaining effective relationships with stakeholders to ensure alignment of project objectives
  • Skilled presenter with the ability to convey complex information clearly to facilitate informed decision making

We’re committed to looking after you, with some of the best benefits and conditions in the industry – including (but not limited to): 

  • Discounted flights for you and your loved ones (including $1000 worth of travel credits per year) 
  • A flexible, hybrid work style. Work from home or the office, adapt your location to suit your style and needs 
  • One of Brisbane’s most admired head office locations, with South Bank train station, a supermarket, pharmacy, and lunch options downstairs plus a 5-minute walk to the Busway, a rooftop restaurant and onsite gym (with a low membership fee) and South Bank Parklands just across the road 
  • Discounts on travel insurance, lounge membership, car hire, accommodation, and experiences worldwide 
  • Cheaper hospitality, retail, technology, beauty and wellness services 
  • Free counselling and access to a wellbeing app to support your physical, mental, social and financial health 
  • ‘Dress for Your Day’ – enjoy the freedom to wear whatever makes you feel great for the type of work you do and the day you have ahead of you. 

When everyone is included, everyone wins 

We’re all individuals. And we love that. That’s why we encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those from diverse cultural backgrounds, our friends in the LGBTQI+ community, and anyone else who wants to join our family. 

Ready to apply? 

We’re ready to hear from you. Apply now. 

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