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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.

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Graduate Finance Analyst

12 month, maximum-term contract with potential for extension. Brisbane based role with up to 2 days work from home per week.

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 objective of the FP&A Analyst role is to provide analytics and insights into implementation costs for key engineering sponsored projects such as Cabin Refurbishment and Inflight Connectivity.

  • Financial modelling experience and ability to build and validate complex business models/cases
  • Simplifies and frames complex analyses. Strong background in preparing and presenting PowerPoint decks and written materials
  • Development, maintenance and continuous improvement of any model, forecast or budget
  • Focuses on developing, reviewing, understanding modelling for large scale project cost tracking/ capturing/ accounting and reporting
  • Outstanding attention to detail and “Eagle Eyes” in reviewing monthly project costs
  • Investigating variances and ensuring accuracy of numbers
  • Understands and supports financial forecasting, monthly/quarterly forecasting, budget and strategic financial plans
  • Business partnering to drive financial outcomes
  • Presents key financial information and clear, accurate and concise reports
  • Proactively work with internal stakeholders across the VA Group

You’ll be great in this role if you…

  • Have a tertiary qualification in Business, Finance, Economic, Science or similar
  • Have some experience working for a large, corporate business
  • Financial modelling experience and ability to build and validate complex business models/cases
  • Experience creating and reviewing complicated financial models
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • Proven track record in delivering against deadlines
  • Ability to think strategically and implement initiatives in a way that deliver upon business outcomes

We will consider recent university graduates for this position, provided you had a strong GPA in your final year and some relevant work experience while at university. You will also need to be a strong, professional communicator. 

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.

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