Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Who we are

We are Australia's leading provider of integrated financial services and the most recognized brand in the Australian financial services industry.

Our company

CommBank is Australia's leading bank. Our financial services include retail, premium, business and institutional banking, funds management, superannuation, insurance, investment and share-broking products and services.

Corporate responsibility

Our corporate responsibility plan is focused on driving positive change through education, innovation and good business practice. We have eight initiatives aligned to these focus areas which demonstrate our commitment to creating sustainable long term value.

Customer commitment

We have extensive initiatives and policies in place to meet our commitment to being Australia’s most accessible bank.


The Commonwealth Bank was founded under the Commonwealth Bank Act in 1911 and commenced operations in 1912, empowered to conduct both savings and general banking business. Today, we’ve grown to a business with more than 800,000 shareholders and 52,000 people working in the Commonwealth Bank Group. We offer a full range of financial services to help all Australians build and manage their finances.

Full time
Commonwealth Bank of Australia Sydney NSW, Australia
Job no:  20155826_20122018 Work type:  Permanent full time Location:  Sydney CBD Area Categories:  Analytics Analytics and big data are changing the world. At CommBank we understand this and have significant focus on using the power of data and analytics to provide unique customer experiences and to transform our business.    Our Company Commbank is Australia’s leading provider of financial services including retail, premium, business and institutional banking, funds management, superannuation, insurance, investment and share broking products and services. We are a business with more than 800,000 shareholders and over 52,000 employees. In recent years, we have undergone a remarkable transformation with our focus on technology, which supports the customer experience. We are now truly recognised as technology leaders. At CommBank, we’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce reflecting the customers, businesses and communities we serve. As a values driven organisation, we nurture and support our people; through focusing on skill and talent development, collaboration, flexibility and internal promotion. With service in mind at every touch point, we take accountability for the role we play in securing and enhancing the financial wellbeing of people, businesses and communities. At CommBank you can be you!    Our Team We have a fantastic opportunity to join the Business Insights & Analytics (BI&A) Team, which will support our GLS (Group Lending Services) and Retail Credit Decisioning (RCD) businesses within Group Operations.  The vision for the Business Insights & Analytics team is to reinvent the financial services industry through world class analytics. We aim to do this by delivering strategic insights that are visually intuitive and that empower our leaders to make data driven decisions; we develop resource management strategies that drive process efficiencies; and we utilise advanced analytics techniques to predict events and recommend optimal decisions. We understand that culture and talented people are the keys to success. We have some of Australia’s leading analytics and data scientists, and work hard to create an environment that feels more tech than corporate.   What You’ll Do Supporting Business Leaders – Embedding analytics in everyday business and providing deep insight to enable data-driven decision-making. Seen as a trusted advisor and pre-empts the needs of the business to ensure smooth operations. Delivering Insights – Delivering relevant and effective analytical models and insights in a timely manner.  Ensure insights are actioned by following up with relevant parties involved. Innovate and optimise – Providing proactive technical and business optimisation solutions for complex/simple business problems. Supporting the Manager – Ownership and accountability of project activities that support a required strategic outcome. Demonstrates comfort with ambiguity and helps determine the desired analytical approach and solution. Proactively manages activities to adhere to project deadlines and escalates any issues to relevant stakeholders. Clear and consistent communication – Effectively presents in various internal forums to key stakeholders (e.g. demos, presentations). Able to present information in meaningful, creative ways that builds the team brand. Lifts own capability – Assists in the development of new analytical solutions and application of advanced techniques. Identifies opportunities to improve own capabilities and demonstrates creativity and ingenuity when tackling complex problems. Strong collaboration and team work – Thrives in highly collaborative team environment. Seeks guidance and offers suggestions to create the best outcome for stakeholders and customers.   What we are looking for: At least 18 months of experience  in applying analysis to solve business problems Ability to generate actionable value-add insights from complex data using tools Ability to proactively manage own activities and projects with high levels of autonomy Ability to translate data analytics into commercial insights and work with the business to drive and embed change Experience with large datasets and data analysis tools such as SQL (Essential) Experience in data visualisation of complex relationships (e.g. in Tableau) Exposure to data analysis tools such as Teradata, R, SAS, SPSS, Hadoop, Python Knowledge of Financial Services industry and/or Banking Operations Desirable Knowledge of Financial Services industry and/or Banking Operations Programming skills in R, Java, C++, Python, Ruby or Scala   You You are an analytics and risk professional with a love of data and a passion for analytics. You communicate your ideas simply and create clarity. You love to be part of a diverse and technical team and love to be part of a high performing culture. 
Jan 08, 2019