Commercial Analyst

Job title : Commercial Analyst
Location : East Melbourne
Contact name : Brendan Close
Contact email :
Job reference : 1049717
Organisational Profile

Sharp & Carter has partnered with a well-established, large and privately owned, multinational FMCG business that is embarking on an exciting period investment and growth. Due to the anticipated growth, they are now seeking a dynamic and high calibre finance professional to join their Commercial Finance team based in the Melbourne CBD.  You will be joining an industry leader with a strong culture and top-tier leadership team.

The Role | Reporting into the Commercial Finance Manager

The primary purpose of this position is to:
  • Provide on-going analysis at customer market level to support optimal product and market mix and sales channels decisions
  • Provide assistance to develop ways to optimise value add growth activities within the group
  • Provide support in monthly forecasting and budgeting process
  • Work collaboratively with the Commercial Finance Manager to support division wide reporting
  • Provide accurate and timely information to support management reporting within the commercial group
Additional duties will include:
  • Assist in preparation of budgets for group portfolio and assist with Commercial Group budgets
  • Provide support for monthly forecasting for the Commercial Finance team which includes the management of master data for the commercial finance team
  • Work with the commercial group team to ensure that all requirements for reporting, forecasting and budgeting are understood and met
  • Undertake weekly and monthly reporting for the Commercial Group including the management of overheads for the Commercial Group
  • Assist in the support of completing month end related activities
  • Develop regular and ad hoc analysis of business results to assist in business decisions for the commercial group
Candidate Profile

You are a high energy and commercially focused individual who is committed to driving improved outcomes for the organisation. CA or CPA qualified, you started your career in a chartered, audit environment or within an FMCG organisation, and possess advanced excel skills. Your interpersonal and communication skills are first class, allowing you to business partner with employees from diverse backgrounds within the organisation.

How to Apply

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link. Alternatively, to arrange a confidential discussion, please contact Brendan Close at