Finance Analyst

Job title : Finance Analyst
Location : Melbourne
Contact email :
Job reference : 10259607
Founded in 1983, Hygain has evolved to become a leading authority in equine nutrition throughout the world, aspiring to bring our customers closer to their goals by blending years of experience, innovation, up-to-date research and enthusiasm to nurture the best qualities in horses. As an equine only feed mill and manufacturing facility Hygain is dedicated to equines and their special requirements, resulting in outstanding nutritional solutions that really make a difference to your horse’s health, performance and well-being.
About the role:

As a result of continued growth, Hygain is looking to bring on a commercially astute finance analyst.

Reporting directly to the CFO, your role will include:

Sales reporting
  • Development of daily, weekly and monthly sales reporting
  • Collection, upload, analysis and reporting of distributor sales data
  • Market analysis, including product and price comparisons
  • Assess and report on commercial outcomes of marketing initiatives and promotions
Manufacturing, COGS and gross margin
  • Variance analysis and maintenance of standard costs
  • Commodity pricing trend analysis
Manufacturing, COGS and gross margin
  • Commodity pricing trend analysis
  • Maintain standard costs
Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Contribute to the annual sales, manufacturing and overhead budgets
  • Prepare ongoing reforecasts and scenarios based on commodity pricing and sales trends
CAPEX planning
  • Provide justification of proposed capital spend including NPV, IRR and Payback calculations relating to the Factory
  • Undertake post cap-ex audits to measure project performance against targets.
Systems improvements
  • Develop reporting capability out of Pronto, Bi cubes, Cognos and Salesforce.
The Candidate:

This role will suit a high energy, highly motivated individual who is looking for a challenging and rewarding career. Additionally, you have excellent communication skills and are looking to step into a demanding position. 
  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline
  • Strong Reporting and Excel skills
  • CPA/CA qualification 
  • 2+ years industry analyst experience
  • Excellent analytical ability, with attention to detail and accuracy
To Apply:

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Will Nichols 0424 187 225.