Strategic Finance & Operations Associate at Deputy

Finance, Full Time, Sydney sydney finance full-time
Posted a month ago

At Deputy we’re on a mission to change the way the world works & we are looking for fantastic people to help us do that. Our mission is to simplify shift work, with a future state vision to enable thriving workplaces in every community.

Deputy is a SaaS Workforce Management Product company. HQ'd in Sydney (AU), with offices in London (UK), Atlanta and San Francisco (USA). We’ve helped hundreds of thousands of people across all industries in 70+ countries save time and money managing their hourly workforce so they can focus on what they do best, and be amazing.

Currently, our employees are predominately working from home and this role will also be remote for the time being. We anticipate employees will be returning to the office, in a flexible capacity, during 2021 as appropriate & when it is safe to do so.


You will join a newly formed team whose primary objective is to create, organise and codify the Deputy Operating System to allow the company to grow faster, better and stronger.

You will work collaboratively with the Go-To-Market, Product, and Operations teams on a variety of strategic initiatives directly tied to the success of the company. You will identify actionable insights, assess their impact, and help drive their execution. 

This role requires someone who is highly analytical and strategic, approaches problems in a structured manner, and is comfortable with ambiguity. To succeed in this role, you need to be both decisive and collaborative.

This role is based in Sydney, reporting to the Director of Strategic Finance & Operations. 


  • You will initiate, manage, and successfully execute cross-functional initiatives that increase alignment and create synergies across Deputy
  • You will work with the Ops function to improve efficiency, productivity, and performance across the function and Deputy
  • You will help develop and track key company KPIs to drive execution of our strategy and identify opportunities for improvement
  • You will help prepare artefacts key to our operational cadence (Quarterly Business Review, Monthly Business Review, Board packs)
  • You will work with Ops to help them establish objectives and key results (OKRs), and, support them in their execution against OKRs
  • You will help identify and assess the viability of new business opportunities and strategic initiatives for Deputy
  • You will help update and maintain the long term financial model for Deputy
  • You have 2-4 years of experience including 2 years of Biz Ops and / or investment banking
  • You have strong analytical, financial modelling and presentation skills 
  • You are able to distill complex issues into structured frameworks and action plans
  • You are able to build productive and positive relationships across the organisation at all levels of seniority
  • You are able to drive consensus across cross-functional teams and influence decision making at both senior and junior levels
  • You are able to thrive in an ambiguous environment with a high degree of autonomy
  • Familiarity with Gsuite, Tableau and Netsuite are a nice to have
    - Australian Hyper-Growth Startup - Head Office in Sydney
    - Why IVP Invested in Deputy
    - Deloitte's #21 Fastest Growing Technology Startups in Aus 2018
    - Raised $111M Series B Round led by IVP, OpenView (our Series A investor), Square Peg Capital and EVP.
    - Global Growth across APAC, America and EMEA.

    - Share Options
    - Paternity/Maternity Leave Policies
    - Personal Learning & Development Fund
    - Flexible Work Policy
    - Company wide Development & Coaching
    - Hackathons
    - Awards - "Your Time to Shine & Celebrate Success"
    - Social Events & variety of social clubs (Books, LGBT, Games, Sports)
    - Mental Health Support
    - Munch & Learns


    At Deputy we’re on a mission to change the way the world works. Since 2008 over 200 million shifts have been rostered on Deputy, in over 90 countries, and across 245 different industries.

    We’re making it easier for businesses and teams to roster staff, manage leave, complete payroll and take the admin out of work so that our customers can focus on doing what they love. We hire amazing people to do what they’re best at, and work with some incredible businesses all around the world.

    Check out this video: Deputy Explained

    Check out why our customers love us: GetApp and G2Crowd. 

    Deputy believes in equal opportunity and that inclusiveness and diversity promotes innovation. Our global team members are from a variety of cultures. And we welcome different perspective and skills. 

    Interested? Apply now