Our Finance team partner with every area of our business and ensure commercial thinking feeds into everything we do. By working across every team, we look at how were performing and provide useable insights to support strategic business decisions. With Australian CFO of The Year Leah Weckert steering our team, we set up our customers and people for success through good commercial sense.
What youll be doing
In this role you will analyse proposed initiatives to ensure they deliver value for money and end-to-end costs/benefits are considered. You will partner with operators and external parties (City FM) to maintain effective cost control on key supermarket expenses including Energy, Maintenance, Sustainability and Other Store Expenses.
In addition, you will set effective budgets and forecasts and carry out effective monthly review of results, understand and analyse drivers of spend, as well as contract terms to identify opportunities for cost savings.
Good things youll need
Were after highly skilled professionals with considerable experience.
Youll also need:
CPA/CA qualified with PQE
TM1 experience preferable but not essential
Excellent accounting and financial knowledge with the ability to simplify a complex financial story and communicate effectively to operators
Demonstrated commercial acumen, with exposure to delivering successful outcomes in commercial environments
Proven ability to interrogate data and financial systems to extract and manipulate data, and upload budgets and forecasts
Efficient, advanced Excel skills to analyse and summarise high volumes of data. Proficient user of pivot tables, VLOOKUPs, macros
Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills, with proven ability to:
Educate financial and non-financial stakeholders on the key drivers of performance; and
Interpret, challenge and clarify ad-hoc requests by determining the key questions that need to be answered and appropriate format and priority of response
Were committed to making this a great place to work, from day one. From flexible working arrangements to discounts across all our internal brands (including 5% off at Coles supermarkets!), there are plenty of reasons to love working here. Explore all this and more at our Coles Careers website.
For everyone who shares our passion
We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTQI+ community and people livingwith disability.
Wed love to meet you
If you have the skills, experience and motivation to succeed in this role, please take the next step and submit your application.
09/11/2020$0CBD & Inner Suburbs1 Accounting
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