Divisional Commercial Manager

Job title : Divisional Commercial Manager
Location : Sydney
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Contact name : Jeff Harvey
Contact email : jharvey@sharpandcarter.com.au
Job reference : JH12463703030
The Company
This organisation has gone through significant growth and has a strong market position within their sector. This change has created an opportunity for an experienced finance professional to join the organisation at an exciting stage of their evolution.

The Role
Reporting to the CFO with a dotted line to the General Manager, this role is a pivotal business partnering role with end to end accountability for the divisional P&L and balance sheet, including all elements of sales & marketing commercial finance and decision support, operations & supply chain finance, and all other divisional accounting related matters.  The success of the role will be seen in the value that is added beyond core accounting & finance and by adding genuine value to the business from a commercial and strategic perspective. 
Key aspects of this role will include commercial activities of contributing to the development of strategic customer business plans and customer investment strategies, providing commercial insights to support decision making, managing the pre and post promotional effectiveness process, supporting the NPD process, managing the Business Activity review and commercial processes, and developing and driving strategic pricing and product development.
In addition, this role will play a key role in supporting the efficient and effective cost management of the production & supply chain areas of the P&L. This will include developing a strong understanding of the key drivers for the manufacturing facility & warehouse operations, providing insightful recommendations and support, contributing to planning activities to understand and drive performance, managing capital costing and analysis projects, and managing the process of standard costing (including labour and materials variances).
The Candidate
• Relevant FMCG business experience  with background in a commercial finance role 
• CA/CPA Qualification
• Strong written & verbal communication skills
• Good demonstrable leadership skills
• Exceptional business partnering skills 
• Strong financial and commercial acumen.
• Adaptability and flexibility
• Ability to work to deadline in a fast paced environment
• Demonstrated experience in problem solving, analytical skills and cost management

Please contact Jeff Harvey on 0413082614 or email resume to jharvey@sharpandcarter.com.au