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Senior Modelling Analyst

  • LocationParramatta, NSW 2150
  • Work TypeAny Employment
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtClosed 7 days ago
    Never published
  • Job no: XF3JD
  • Category: Finance & Business Performance
  • Play a key role in undertaking robust economic and financial modelling to inform the corporate and regulatory strategy.
  • Based out of Parramatta with flexible work options
  • Full time permanent role offering a competitive salary package!

At Sydney Water, we’re passionate about making a difference to the lives of our customers and communities.

About us

We have a proud heritage and a progressive future, providing world class drinking water and beautiful waterways from the mountains to the sea. We see the world is changing so we are changing too. Our people and their jobs are as diverse as the communities we serve.

About the role

Reporting to the Regulatory Finance and Pricing Manager the purpose of this role is to undertake regulatory economic and financial modelling that will be used by the Board and Executive to approve Sydney Water’s positions on the pricing review, licencing, or contestability. Document the resulting strategic, financial, and reputational impact. Initiate and undertake regulatory financial economic modelling to support Sydney Water in developing its position for the IPART pricing review, licencing arrangements, and contestability.

Working with internal stakeholders across various Sydney Water portfolios this position will see you provide analysis, insights, and recommendations to improve internal and external ways of working within the current and future regulatory framework. 

Other responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Working with the GMs of the business, lead the process that allows the Managing Director to respond to IPART’s information disclosure obligations.
  • Responsible for liaising with Finance to ensure the outcomes of the regulatory economic and finance models reconcile and align with Sydney Water’s other business systems, processes, and models.
  • Responsible for undertaking regulatory economic and financial modelling that will be used by the Board and Executive to approve Sydney Water’s positions on the pricing review, licencing, or contestability. Document the resulting strategic, financial, and reputational impact.
  • Conduct ongoing research on the form of regulation, effects-based environmental regulatory regimes, incentive-based mechanisms for opex and capex, optimal price structures, the cost of capital, depreciation, finance ability, and third-party access arrangements.
  • Provide economic input and drafting to submissions and papers to IPART being prepared by Regulatory Pricing and the Competition and Licencing areas


About you

This role will ideally suit a team member with previous regulatory utilities experience, a sharp commercial modeler who is keen to develop their skills further with Sydney Water. 

Your existing modelling experience in finance modelling will allow you the flexibility to work autonomously across various projects of work

To succeed in the role you should have:

  • 5-7 years’ experience working in an Economics or Finance Commercial role.
  • Degree qualifications in Economics, Business, or Finance, or other related discipline
  • Experience in presenting analysis and report writing to communicate complex issues to non-specialists
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake robust qualitative and quantitative microeconomic analysis and research
  • Demonstrated ability to understand, interpret and undertake economic and financial modelling analysis and propose effective solutions
  • A sound understanding of accounting principles
  • Additionally, it is highly desirable to have a sound understanding of the economic and commercial principles that underpin utility markets and their regulation.

Applications close Sunday 28th November 2021

Please see the position description for the roles full accountabilities.

You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident at the time of submitting your application to be considered for this role. For more information, you can contact

We want your perspective and ideas to help us find better ways to delight our customers, so we encourage you to apply no matter your age, sex or culture. You can be part of a committed, highly skilled team who’ll appreciate what you bring to the table. You’ll set and achieve real goals and make decisions that matter, as together we help shape the lifestyle of greater Sydney.

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  • Closed 7 days ago - 28 Nov 2021