Commercial Manager | $160-180k + Super + Bonus (43495) Sydney, Australia

Location: Sydney

Salary: $160-180k + super + bonus

Role Benefit: Growing company, strong focus on commercial insights and value add. Stakeholder management across the entire executive and work closely with a highly regarded CFO. Very visible role.


The Company

This multi-million dollar retailer is one of the most renowned names in the industry. It boasts an excellent track record with year on year growth and hence is continuing to gain market share. The company is a house hold name and is currently in a growth phase due to shifts in the local market. Due to this growth, a role exists for a talented Commercial Manager to join the team and ensure that the company maintains its success. Some of the key areas of focus will be introducing more robust sales forecasting, improved accuracy and ownership of the budgeting process and commercial modelling and viability analysis to identify further opportunities for growth.


The Job

Reporting to the CFO, this Commercial Manager will play a pivotal role in strategic decision-making partnering with stakeholders across all departments of the business. You will be a driving force for the commerciality of the operations of the business and will be a key contact for all finance related issues. This Commercial Manager will be responsible for creating innovative initiatives relating to process improvement and cost cutting whilst identifying growth opportunities for further expansion.

In addition, your day-to-day responsibilities will include managing the annual budgeting process and periodic forecasting processes. You will provide performance analytics to enable better decision making and support with the preparation of monthly analysis of the groups results and variance commentary providing insights into the business performance.

Finally you will immerse yourself into various ongoing projects across the company, preparing viability analysis and financial models across all current plans in place. Providing insights around CAPEX and OPEX to ensure the company is making strong commercial decisions. This will also include new store location appraisals and review- modelling out the ROI and drafting the forecasted growth projections.

This Commercial Manager will have a strong focus on generating and driving business and process improvement initiatives. This position requires an analytical mind that can also influence people across all levels of business. The successful applicant who takes this role will be fast tracked through to senior management and thus will require a career focused attitude.


Candidate Profile

You are a CA or CPA qualified Finance specialist with strong experience as a Commercial Manager in FMCG, Retail or Consumer Goods. You have extensive commercial analysis experience, have owned a budgeting/ FP&A process, and can provide modelling and analysis to benefit decision support. Your stakeholder engagement is a strength, and you are comfortable partnering across the entire retail network. You enjoy change and driving continuous improvement initiatives.



If this sounds like you, please send your resume by clicking the “apply” link below quoting reference number JACM43495 in the subject line.