Commercial Finance Manager Job at David Jones in Melbourne VIC

Job no: 983690

Work type: Full-Time

Location: Melbourne – CBD & Inner

Categories: Finance

As the Commercial Finance Manager, you will have responsibility for driving the commercial outcomes for a collection of brands within the Country Road Group portfolio. Reporting to the CFO, you will partner directly with Brand MD’s to set and manage the financial performance targets. Your role will include providing commercial support across reporting, analysis and insights on brand performance. With detailed understanding of key brand drivers, you will collaborate with a broad range of stakeholders across corporate and finance teams to ensure brand/group profitability growth objectives are delivered all while having the customer experience at the forefront of your mind.

Based in Melbourne with a hybrid mix of time in the office and from home, this role will suit an experienced commercial finance leader who thrives in a high paced and constantly evolving environment.

What does the role involve?

P&L management including reporting, analysis and commentary against forecast/budget

Partner with Brand leadership teams to manage direct costs

Ongoing financial analysis and review of performance

Influence and drive actions across brand leadership team to deliver on identified opportunities

Manage budgeting and forecasting process

Support the Brand MDs with the formulation of medium-term strategy planning

Financial analysis of proposed brand initiatives, including modelling and sensitivity analysis

Who are we looking for?

Previous experience in a similar senior commercial finance/business partner role

CA/CPA Qualified

Capability to drive business improvement and cost optimisation to deliver commercial outcomes

Experience with financial systems, preferably Oracle Financials and EPM or equivalent reporting/forecasting tool

Strong communication skills with the ability to present financial data in ways that are effective and readily understood

Proven interpersonal, influence and relationship management skills

Strong Business acumen with an interest/experience in the retail industry highly desirable

Why work for us?

A competitive remuneration package, including an annual bonus incentive

Generous employee discounts across David Jones and Country Road Group

An additional day of leave for your birthday

The opportunity to support community partnerships through our Corporate Social Responsibility program

Hybrid working arrangements in office and from home that align to provide the right work/life balance

Be a member of a company committed to sustainable practices

Ongoing training and development to pursue individual ambitions

Want to know a bit more about us?

David Jones and the Country Road Group is Australasia’s largest department store and fashion retail group comprising of iconic brands such as David Jones, Country Road, POLITIX, Trenery, Witchery and MIMCO. Our Values include being Customer Obsessed, Collaborative, Inspirational, Responsible and Dedicated to Quality. We are looking for highly motivated and passionate individuals to be part of the Group’s evolution and support each brand to realise their full potential.

David Jones & Country Road Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

Advertised: 23 Feb 2021 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: 12 Mar 2021 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

About the Company

Company: David Jones

Company Location:  Melbourne VIC

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