Senior Commercial Manager

Job title : Senior Commercial Manager
Location : Melbourne
Job type : Permanent / Full Time
Job reference : 1177387
As a key leader of the commercial finance function, you will be reporting directly to the CFO with a dotted line to the business owners. This role will require you to have full control of the commercial finance function, thus needing someone who interpersonally has the capability to drive commercial decision making. 
 More specifically, your key responsibilities will include:
  • Prepare budgets, forecasts and strategic plans, and make informed recommendations to support decision making
  • Partner with supply chain and operations to ensure the bill of material and labour costs are accurate and optimised, thereby lowering value and COGS.
  • Regularly engage with key stakeholders and lead discussions on financial planning and performance, including recommendations to the Executive team on the allocation of financial resources
  • Provide decision support to Business Leaders through robust, analytical and commercial insights, and fact-based recommendations
  • Assist with the preparation of business cases for all major tenders, capex & property proposals, investments, business improvement initiatives, new business, marketing and growth/expansion initiatives. 
  • Partner with the Operations team to provide visibility of actual expenditure incurred and to identify and execute cost/efficiency improvement initiatives
The successful candidate will have experience working within a Manufacturing environment. You will be commercial and strategic and will be highly competent in working on-site with operations. Technically astute, you will have demonstrated success improving management and performance reporting through efficient systems and reporting tools. 

You will be joining a manufacturing powerhouse with a strong culture and top-tier leadership team.

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