Finance Business Partner

Location: Inner Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Job Type: Contract
Salary: Negotiable
Contact: Adam Piper
Specialisation: Project Services
Reference: 183075_1527728878

This company is a houselhold brand name and employer of choice in Australia. They offer a fantatsic work environment and this is an opportunity for an immediate start for a suitbaly qualified CPA/CA. You will report direct to the Finance Manager - Marketing and have direct influence on driving business decisions via providing customer insights.

Key Functions:

  • Creation of business models to enable self-service of insights by the business. The models will:
    • Be flexible enough to allow the business to understand the levers of profitability within their category, including price, cogs, volume etc.
    • Be useable to all categories
    • Be built with an understanding of the business as well as the role of the Brand in the broader business
    • Enable SKU level analysis and leadership team reporting with all levels of analysis in between
    • Enable forecasting of future profitability targets
  • Analysis and recommendations provided based on customer behaviours and preferences (as evidenced in customer insights). This will include:
    • Driving the integration of the Brand into the broader CCO team
    • Ensure recommendations are made using data based insights that have been gathered in collaboration with customer insights team and marketing teams
    • Category reviews currently undertaken by Strategy teams to be productionised and drive decisions for improving profitability
  • Financial governance and performance reporting and analysis including:
    • Budget build, engagement with total business, and tracking of performance
    • Ongoing liaising with merchandise finance to understand Brand impact on total category performance
    • NPD reporting and analysis of performance
    • Financial and non-financial KPI scorecard development and reporting

Key Skills and qualifications:

  • CPA/CA qualified with 2+ years PQE
  • FMCG or Retail experience
  • Business / Customer Insights
  • Excellent Excel and analytical skills
  • Excellent PowerPoint and story telling skills
  • TM1 experience preferable but not essential

To apply for this role please follow the prompts online. For more information please feel free to contact Adam Piper direct at