Commercial Finance Manager

Competitive salary
27 Jul 2021
31 Jul 2021
Experience level
Job Description :

Who are we?

If you haven't heard of us, then we are sure you've heard of our brands. Diageo Australia is the country's leading spirits producer with an enviable portfolio of brands including Australia's iconic Bundaberg Rum; global giants such as Johnnie Walker, Gordon's Gin, Baileys, Smirnoff and Captain Morgan; and our premium Reserve brands such as Tanqueray, Ketel One and Don Julio. Cocktail culture is thriving across Australia and our industry is one that's vibrant, fast-paced and trend-leading.

Our Australian head office including on-site bar is located in North Sydney and it's the main site for our marketing, innovation, commercial, and corporate function teams. We also have a large manufacturing site located in Sydney's west, a team of talented and dedicated people at our Bundaberg Distillery in Queensland including our award-winning visitor experience, and a sales force located across the country in our major capitals and regional areas.

What about the role?

Reporting to the Head of Commercial Finance, the Commercial Finance Manager is responsible for providing a strong business partnership with the commercial sales team across our key retailers to provide decision making support and advice around commercial strategy and objectives. With a significant part of the role focused on leading financial strategy for key projects in our business, the Commercial Finance Manager has a significant role to play in determining the success of our business in 2022.

*Please note this is a 12 month Fixed Term Contract role*

Where will you grow in this role?
  • Develop your business partnering experience, creating trusted relationships with key commercial leadership stakeholders to deliver against the strategic objectives, execution metrics and financial commitments;
  • Closely analyse channel performance results and forecasts to provide recommendations on trading and promotional plans
  • Lead Financial analysis for key retailer contracts, trading terms and promotional programs;
  • Lead the commercial team through all aspects of financial control, including audit readiness and other key sales ledger controls and
  • Partner cross functionally to build best practice financial management and decision making across Diageo Australia.

What will you bring to the table?
  • Ideally you will come from an FMCG or Manufacturing environment in a similar role, or be looking to take the step up into a business partner level role;
  • Confident and fluent user of MS Excel and MS Power BI
  • Established career within finance, tertiary degree is preferred;
  • High level of accountability and ability to work in a fast paced environment; and
  • Well developed ability to influence and story tell across multiple cross functional teams.

What is the culture like?

Are you prepared to take risks in the pursuit of greatness? Do you hold yourself to the highest standards with real accountability for results? Would you treat the business as if it is truly your own - because you want your legacy to be worthy of that of our founders? Then, let's talk!

We are an organisation that creates products that are part of celebrations, and our culture reflects this. We work in a flexible way to ensure that you can fit work around your life commitments - this may be a different location and/or flexible hours. We are a future focused organisation, that is constantly wanting to perform better and to continue our growth.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity:

Diageo is committed to building a workplace culture that values inclusion and diversity. We actively promote the employment of people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTI and other diversity groups.

Diageo encourages applications from people with disability and will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace. If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please let us know when submitting your application and we will tailor our process where practical.

Worker Type :
Fixed Term Contract (Fixed Term)

Primary Location:
McMahons Point

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