Commercial Finance Manager - FMCG/ Retail

Job title : Commercial Finance Manager - FMCG/ Retail
Location : Sydney
Salary : Circa $170,000 + bonus
Contact name : Simon Cust
Job reference : 8743434
About the role 
Working for a multi billion dollar plus global FMCG organisation, you will be responsible for business partnering for a leading category and providing commercial analysis, strategic guidance and advice to leadership teams. You will work with the sales team on the execution of the strategy.
The responsibilities
Reporting to the Head of Commercial and dotted line to the Head of Category, you will be responsible for providing key commercial analysis for the category. Other duties include (but not limited to):
  • Reporting, business planning, budgeting & forecasting
  • Strategic analysis
  • Prepare financial models to support strategic planning activities 
  • Monthly & quarterly management reporting 
  • KPI reporting
  • Merchandising support
  • Trade spend analysis
  • New product development
  • Variance analysis
  • Trend analysis across divisions
  • Support and develop systems reporting 
  • Business performance reporting
  • Business plans
  • Manage a mid size team
  • Ad hoc projects
The successful applicant will have
You will be a CA/ CPA qualified accounting professional with a proven track record in an analytical role within a large corporate, preferably FMCG, Retail manufacturing or similar. You will have excellent attention to detail and problem solving skills, with a creative flair. You will have advanced financial modelling and data analysis skills. Working in a complex matrix structure organisation is advantageous. 
Additional benefits
  • Career progression
  • Training & development
  • Fun and dynamic company culture
  • Excellent mentorship from senior management
  • Bonus component
About the client
Our client is a top global FMCG organisation with ambitious growth plans. They deliver unrivaled service to their customers and are an Employer of Choice.
How to apply
To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Simon Cust at