Commercial Analyst | Sydney

Posted on 12-Sep-2017
Application Close Date: 03-Oct-2017
Job Type:
Full Time Permanent
Category:
Finance
Location:
Sydney
Residency:
Australian Residents ONLY
Position Reference:
SFG/SFG1835
Closing Date:
03-Oct-2017


You will partner with our seven fashion brands to deliver effective business reporting that will increase commercial understanding and drive better decision making. This is a hybrid role of 50:50 management reporting & commercial analytics. Join us to be a global market leader as our brands change the perception of fashion.

 

Your New Career

 

Reporting into the Commercial & Strategy Manager, working in a team of 3 analysts to ensure monthly P&L's are reviewed, highlighting any risks and areas of opportunity to drive EBTIDA growth.  You will be proactive and consultative in your approach and have a customer service mindset, wanting to provide solutions focused analysis that drives business performance.

 

Other core deliverables:

  • Monthly reporting, supporting and servicing senior brand managers and head office GMs across SFG
  • Facilitate GMs to understand their P&L and drive monthly cost forecasting
  • Coordinate and participate in monthly trading forecast reviews
  • Preparation of the board reporting pack for SFG
  • Preparation of weekly board updates and bank reporting
  • Facilitate the brands strategic three year planning by providing commercial insight and financial modelling
  • Annual budgeting for brands and head office functions
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement in reporting and financial modelling
  • Assist in maintaining the data integrity of key business systems such as Procube & Qlikview

 

We envisage the successful candidate originally coming from a Mid-Tier or Big Four firm and have already made the transition into industry but looking to make the move to really apply your commercial and analytical skills.

You are a qualified accountant (CA or CPA) with good accounting knowledge and excellent Excel skills. Your superior numerical, analytical and problem solving skills, along with your time management and ability to think on your feet, will see you thrive and flourish in this challenging role. You are naturally inquisitive and like to find out the ‘why' in order to provide business solutions.

 

Your New Destination

 

Specialty Fashion Group is an ASX leading, specialty apparel retailer with over 1,000 stores and 7,000 Team Members across Australia, New Zealand, South Africa & the USA. Through our fantastic brands – Autograph, City Chic, Crossroads, Katies, One Woman, Millers and Rivers - our purpose is to be a global market leader that changes the perception of fashion.

SFG are all about game changers who are customer centric. If this is you get in contact with our talent team who are waiting to connect with you!