Commercial Finance Manager - FMCG
Finance Leadership position, with an operational and commercial focus
Innovative and progressive organisation with a growth mandate
About Our Client
Our client is an Australian-owned FMCG organisation with a diversified product range and ambitious plans to grow the business. They are looking for a motivated finance professional with the experience and maturity to partner with the senior leadership team, and add value across the business.
Reporting to the Group CFO and Divisional General Manager, your primary responsibility is to business partner with the Division, helping support strategic decision-making through the provision of insightful reporting and analysis.
From an operational perspective, your mandate is to identify key drivers in the supply chain and help realise cost and process efficiencies to improve profitability. From a commercial perspective, you will lead the analysis and financial modelling that supports strategic decision making, helping guide the organisation to achieve its objectives. You will also prepare business case proposals for capital investment submissions.
Whilst supported by Group Finance, you will oversee the accounting function for the Division, to ensure working capital is managed effectively and profit is optimised.
The Successful Applicant
Our client is looking for a CA/CPA qualified finance professional with prior experience in a manufacturing and commercial environment, preferably in the FMCG sector. You will possess strong problem solving skills and analytical reasoning, complimented by your commercial and numerical abilities.
You must also have developed financial models to support the strategic planning and decision making process. Strong stakeholder management skills and the ability to influence and communicate with department managers is imperative to your success, as is the ability to work as part of a team.
What's on Offer
This is a rare opportunity to join an organisation embarking on an operational and cultural transformation. You will be paid a competitive salary and provided with future career challenges across several divisions. This is an ideal role for individuals who want to be on the front line, with strategic decision making.