Financial Analyst – Decision Support

  • Overall Purpose of the Role

The Decision Support team within Bristow is responsible for Financial Planning & Analysis, Commercial Analytics and supporting Strategic Planning and Decision Making.  The Financial Analyst – Decision Support Airnorth provides these roles for Bristow’s operations with a focus on supporting the Fixed Wing business unit. This position partners with the Commercial, Operational and Fleet leads for these areas in supporting their business while providing a consistent global view of analysis with the other Bristow regions.  This position provides the annual budget and interim forecasts in coordination with the business owners.  This position also supports responses to customer tenders and pricing decisions through development and execution of bid models.  Financial Analyst – Decision Support Airnorth will also perform ad hoc analysis to support the Commercial and Operational leads as they drive efficiencies, revenue enhancements and cost reductions in their businesses.  Key clients include Commercial, Operations, Fleet, Finance, Tax, Treasury, IT and Safety.


The position reports directly to the Director, Decision Support EAMEA




  • Support the Regional DS Director and Regional DS Manager in preparation of the annual budget and interim forecast updates in coordination with the Commercial, Operational, Fleet & Finance leads
    • Support Commercial activities on bid tender responses and other pricing decisions through preparation of Bid Models and other analysis on a consistent basis with other regions and in accordance with guidance provided by the Senior Leadership Team (SLT)
    • Support engineering, supply chain and fleet decisions in order to analysis alternatives and the costing & efficiency of the various courses of action
    • Provide analysis of monthly operating results for the region with variance explanations and other data in accordance with guidelines provided by the Decision Support lead in order to facilitate consolidated management reporting
    • Develop relationships with the Commercial, Operational, Fleet and Finance leads to become a trusted business partner for those functions
    • Work with other members of the Decision Support team on ad hoc projects and analysis that may be requested from time-to-time by the SLT or the Decision Support lead
    • Provide analysis and guidance to the Operational lead regarding Labour and OEM negotiations and the potential impact on the focus areas of the region





  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field is preferred




  • Experience of working in an Accounting, Finance or related field
  • Airline industry experience a plus
  • Experienced candidate capable working across various business lines and developing effective partnering relationships
  • Knowledge of aviation or other oil & gas related services preferred
  • Self-driven with the ability to work effectively on their own or as part of a team collaboration






  • Excellent Presentation Skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite particularly Microsoft Word, Excel and PPT; experience with SAP, OneStream and Hyperion reporting helpful
  • Detail conscious
  • Results orientated and continuous improvement mindset
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills at all levels including with leadership and management
  • Highly organized with the ability to organize own workload
  • Highly-motivated with the skills and temperament to function effectively and efficiently in a Corporate environment
  • Exhibit a high level of integrity and confidentiality
  • Ability to keep a level head when working under pressure
  • Ability to work creatively and apply defined systems of work
  • Dedicated to promoting a positive image of the organization
  • Proactive and enthusiastic with a willingness to roll up your sleeves
  • Willingness to travel to various global operational locations as requested

Airnorth offers a range of employee benefits including discounts on travel, health insurance, gym memberships and an employee assistance program.

To apply for this position you must have the legal right to live and work in Australia and a current COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate.

How to apply

To apply, please email your confidential CV to or via Seek

Jess Peach (HR Coordinator)
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Closing date

Saturday, 30 July 2022

Work type

Full time


Darwin, NT