Commercial Finance Analyst

Commercial Finance Analyst

J.R. Simplot Company | Melbourne, VIC, AU

Posted a month ago

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Simplot Australia is a food manufacturing and agriculture business encompassing potato, vegetable, seafood, and sauce operations that supply chilled, frozen, and shelf-stable products to Australia's major retail and foodservice markets.

We are home to some of Australia's most loved and trusted food brands, including Birds Eye, Edgell, Leggo's, John West, and Chiko. We have six Australian manufacturing sites and employ more than 2,000 people across Australia and New Zealand.

As a leading provider of quality, nourishing and sustainable food, we are focussed on bringing to life Aussie grown produce. We embrace sustainable practices that care for our planet's precious resources today and for generations to come. We are an integral part of the global JR Simplot Company.

Culture and Benefits

At Simplot, we are fuelled by our purpose: We Contribute to Feeding Our World. We imagine a better future and set goals to reach it. We are committed to working as one Simplot and are guided by our shared values:

Respect for Resources
Spirit of Innovation
Passion for People

We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion. We care about creating an environment that promotes safety and wellbeing and where our people feel supported, respected and empowered. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination and are committed to providing equal opportunities for all our team members.

Simplot is passionate about cultivating a future where good ideas and inspiring possibilities have the chance to grow. We want our team members to build exciting and fulfilling careers with us and offer professional and personal growth opportunities

The Perks

Flexible working arrangements and a variety of engaging Health and Wellbeing programs
Diverse Leadership Development Programs and Professional Development Support
Employee Reward and Recognition Program
Bonus incentives
Discounted Health Insurance and Gym Memberships
Sensory Club Program - Enjoy and taste our new product launches and access to our Culinary cooking sessions
Novated Car Leasing Agreements
Income Protection Insurance
Opportunity to purchase additional annual leave

Simplot Australia values the innovation and relationship building that comes from face to face connection but also recognises the need for flexibility in the lives of our team members. This is why we have a hybrid work environment, with one dedicated day per week where we all come together to maintain our successful culture of innovation, connection and collaboration.

The Role

Support all financial planning and analysis activities for the Commercial division, including the provision of timely and insightful information and analysis to support decision making and strategic priorities of the division. Support the continuous improvement in financial reporting, planning and insight in partnership with the Finance teams across the division.

What will you do

Delivery of accurate and timely reporting and analysis for the Commercial teams regarding financial performance of the division to support timely, fact based decision making
Provide best in class business partnering with key stakeholders across the organisation
Implement efficient and effective financial planning, reporting and processes
Prepare, analyse and interpret Category and Customer financial reports on a weekly and monthly basis to support decision making
Support the consolidation of financial information and commentary for delivery to senior stakeholders
Provide accounting and analytical support to the Commercial Division for day-to-day operational tasks and projects
Support the annual budget process to ensure timely, accurate and consistent consolidated output
Support, where required, the forecast cycle to ensure accurate input into monthly IBP cycle
Support the alignment and tracking of key Commercial KPIs and integrate into the IBP cycle
Provide visibility of key strategic priorities and support efficient resource allocation
Key input to the focus and output of the Commercial Finance Reporting & Analysis team
Provide information and liaise with the Commercial Marketing & Sales Teams and other areas of Finance as required

About you

Significant experience in a similar Commercial Analyst role combined with excellent verbal and written communication skills
Experience in FMCG/Retail, commercial considered favourably
Intermediate to advanced skills in the Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel & Powerpoint
Ability to meet deadlines and influence others to meet deadlines
Strong financial analysis, modelling and forecasting skills
Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (CA) or a Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Knowledge of financial systems (SAP/JDE), proficiency in BI tools particularly relevant (Power BI)

If this sounds like you, then please apply online now!