Cost Analyst

Job details

Location: NSW - Sydney
Reference: Ad-45487
Posted: about 1 year ago

Job description

Commercial Analyst - Costing

  • $90-100k + Superannuation
  • Permanent role located in modern Mascot head office
  • Commercially focused role analysing high volume costs of goods

About the Company
Established Australian FMCG business with a diverse 20 year history. Managing to find their niche and identify market needs, they have secured strong return and growth. With 100,000 product offerings and a large customer net, they are the name to go to in their sector, covering the entire nation. Annual turnover in excess of $1billion.

About the Role
This role is reporting to the Business Reporting & Analysis Manager, supporting key stakeholders across the wider FP&A team and Merchandising. Responsibilities and opportunities will include;

  • Provide analysis and commentary on monthly performance.
  • Deliver key insights and recommendations to senior stakeholders.
  • Prepare monthly forecast for COGS & Merchandising.
  • Yearly detailed build of COGS & Merchandising Annual Operating Plan.
  • Financial modelling of COGS efficiencies and outcomes of vendor negotiations.
  • Understanding of SKU rationalisation to reduce products and maximise profits.
  • Provide finance support to Merchandising team.
  • Work with BI team on reports to break down and utilise big data.
  • Ad-hoc project and initiative analysis.
  • Drive improvement in reporting, add value to the business and build new tools for analysis.

Skills & Experience

  • Must be qualified (CA, CPA, CIMA)
  • >2 years in a commercially focused analyst role – FMCG or Retail industry.
  • Experience with all aspects of pricing and COGS, Vendor Rebates and Promotional Income.
  • A logical approach to problem solving combined with the ability to conceptualize and think creatively.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills to deliver complex quantitative information in an easily understood manner.
  • Exposure to vast business partnering.
  • Strong ability to effectively manage multiple projects/tasks of varying complexities, must meet deadlines and work well under pressure.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy. Analysing a very large data set.
  • Highly ambitious and driven character.
  • Thorough hands on knowledge in SAP, BPC, Tableau and Power BI preferred.
  • Advanced Excel Modelling skills essential

On Offer

  • Permanent full time role – start ASAP. Newly created position.
  • Mascot office (with parking available and public transport).
  • Large company with a close-knit family feel, over 1500 employees.
  • High performing, collaborative, process improvement driven finance and commercial teams.
  • Career progression encouraged.
  • Mentorship culture with commitment to help you achieve your best.

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