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About Newcastle Airport 

Newcastle Airport is about to enter the most exciting period of its 70-year history as it grows further in size, aspiration and influence.

There’s never been a better time to join one of the region’s most dynamic teams that is making a difference!  Guided by its deeply held purpose of ‘being the airport the region deserves’, the organisation has emerged a stronger, bolder, and more ambitious business than before the global pandemic.
  
In the last year, the airport has secured $60M in Federal funding for an upgraded international airfield, it has connected to 6 new destinations, including Cairns and Adelaide, with Singapore now in sight. It has expanded its world class Defence and Aerospace precinct, brought forward major works on its 2036 Masterplan and was recently named 2021 Major Airport of the Year.
  
The airport’s sights are set, not on the next six months of recovery, but on its ability to generate billions of dollars in economic activity and thousands of jobs over the next two decades.

About the opportunity

The role of Treasury and Financial Strategist is an exciting, newly created position designed to drive the development of a robust long-term capital funding framework which defines appropriate sources of debt, equity and alternative capital to support business growth and expansion.  The position includes the development of financial and capital strategy, and the proactive management of financial risk.   

The benefits

Newcastle Airport is a vibrant, fun and friendly workplace.  As an employer of choice, they provide an array of additional benefits including training and development opportunities, flexible working arrangements including hybrid options, additional paid leave, rewards and recognition program, corporate fitness program, regular health and wellbeing initiatives and social club activities.

About you

As an experienced Treasury and Financial Strategist, you will bring to Newcastle Airport demonstrated skills in developing financial and capital funding strategies and an ability to lead financial forecasting and modelling that supports future business plans.  An ability to problem solve and interpret complex financial models into long-term forecasts will come second nature to you.
  
Additional attributes we are seeking in the ideal candidate include:

  • Degree level qualifications in Accounting / Commerce or Business as well as CPA / CA qualifications (or equivalent)

  • Demonstrated experience in finance process improvement and proactive management of financial risk

  • Demonstrated experience in management and execution of capital raising initiatives in $50 million + bracket (debt and / or equity)

  • Substantial knowledge of corporate finance principles, including business valuation methods, project investment evaluation and financial / debt sustainability

  • Advanced knowledge of financial risk management principles and active treasury management e.g. interest rate risk management

  • Demonstrated exposure to developing corporate structure / vehicles to support funding strategy

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including report writing abilities / presentation preparation

  • Project management skills and ability to coordinate multiple internal and external stakeholders

  • Infrastructure sector experience (ideally aviation however could be utilities, ports, rail etc) is considered desirable.

  
Importantly, our ideal candidate will have a strong alignment with Newcastle Airport values; Trust, Engaged, Committed, Accountable and Results Driven.

COVID vaccination is a requirement of the position.

How to apply

 To learn more about key responsibilities, company culture and associated benefits of this opportunity, please contact Ali Kimmorley today on 0249 272006 for a confidential discussion. You can request the position information pack by emailing alik@peoplefusion.com.au.  To apply, click here and submit your covering letter and CV.
  
Applications close date: Wednesday 5th January 2022. 
Interviews will commence week of 10 January 2022.    
  
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