22 Jun, 2019
We have an exciting permanent opportunity for an experienced Senior Business Analyst to join our Supermarkets Finance team here at Norwest. This senior role is critical to the Supermarkets Commercial team and you will play an integral role in driving performance and outcomes. Reporting to the Commercial Finance Manager, you will primarily be responsible for delivering on the weekly sales and GP reporting and forecasting, providing insightful analysis and decision support to the Commercial Buying Team and Merchandise/Category Managers. Partnering with key stakeholders, delivering superior analysis and decision support while ensuring to lead and influence a team of qualified and experienced analysts to perform and deliver insights to drive business outcomes. The ideal candidate will be a flexible and agile leader who possesses strong influential and consultative skills to shape pragmatic outcomes. You will have exceptional interpersonal skills that will enable you to build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders and have analytical and commercial background that will enable you to confidently and accurately provide analysis and advice to the business. In this role, you will: Provide reporting and analysis of actual Sales, GP, inventory, capital expenditure and overheads for the commercial buying team Provide insightful analysis, clear commentary and actionable outcomes by working with the Commercial Team on key drivers for performance and trends Provide clear messaging of actual results to Executive Team, Heads of Business and Merchandising Managers Drive best practice forecasting, including clarity on drivers / insights, cause of change analysis and risk & opportunities management by providing robust insight & constructive challenge to support assumptions Drive the preparation of the annual operating plan based on key drivers for Trading Department in line with business timelines Ensure ownership and accountability for delivering results on key actions with both Finance team and commercial business partners Lead a team of qualified and experienced business analysts To be considered for this role you should have the following: Finance related degree and Professional Qualification (CPA/CA or equivalent) Minimum 5 years experience in a similar financial position and a minimum of 3 years experience leading a team Strong commercial analytical experience required Excellent communication skills, logical and analytical thinker Flexible approach to meet critical deadlines and structured and disciplined Has the ability to handle pressure and change and can manage expectations Advanced systems (SAP, Excel) and financial modelling skills Previous retail or FMCG experience is required Sound like your next opportunity? Apply now or head along to www.wowcareers.com.au to discover more!
Woolworths Ltd Norwest Blvd, Bella Vista NSW 2153, Australia