Commercial Analyst / Finance Analyst

Job title : Commercial Analyst / Finance Analyst
Location : Victoria
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Contact name : Will Nichols
Contact email :
Job reference : 125548711
Our client could not have more exciting news if they tried. Making the pandemic look easy with record-breaking growth rates/sales, this business is looking to invest and bring more talent into the Commercial Finance team.

If you are someone who wants to continue to use their interpersonal/communication skills and discover the benefits of partnering with teams outside of finance, this newly created role is for you. 

This position will work closely with the Commercial Finance Manager, and provide support to branches on financial and commercial matters. As a Commercial Analyst, you will be proactive in your approach and have a strong commitment to team culture and performance.
Specific Responsibilities
  • Analyse, review and report on the financial performance and position of specified branches/regions on a monthly and annual basis against budgets.
  • Participate in complex projects in cross-functional teams.
  • Facilitating activities such as; cost reduction and process efficiency opportunities, budgeting, forecasting, planning and project evaluations.
  • Pursuing value-creating business opportunities as front-line commercial support, and improving the sustainable competitive advantage of the organisation.
  • Investigate and explain variances, trends and anomalies including investigations of sales, margins, productivity, labour and material variances, inventory, direct and indirect costs etc.
  • Assist with month-end and year-end closes through the processing of journals for provisions/accruals/adjustments etc
  • Analyse & report on variances to budgets, history and forecast
  • Prepare & distribute variance analysis & snapshot reporting
  • Liaise with Branch Managers, Area Business Managers and General Managers, and assist with achieving regional profitability and growth targets.
Skills & Requirements: 
  • University Degree Qualification
  • Professional ​CPA / CA
  • Strong technical accounting skills
  • Strong analytical/problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task assignments and appropriately prioritise tasks to meet deadlines
  • Strong commitment to team culture and performance    
  • High levels of energy and drive – Performance-based mindset, results-orientated
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
How to apply:
To discuss this opportunity further, please click on the appropriate link below or contact Will Nichols at