Our client is one of Australia’s leading consumer goods businesses with a global presence. Enjoying continuing success and growth, this organisation has an extra-ordinary reputation.
With state of the art, bright, modern offices and a well established and capable team this business is well known for retaining and developing their best and brightest staff. The CFO does this by ensuring she understands the aspirations of her team and provides exposure to as many desired facets as possible.
This business has instantly recognisable brands and a formidable market presence which will only enhance your exposure and future career prospects.
Your role as Commercial Manager will offer appealing variety including significant operational involvement. Working closely to the SLT you will supervise a direct team of 6 with a wider team of approximately 20+.
You will play a lead role driving performance across the company’s operations. Your role will specifically get involved in the following:
Contributing towards the formulation of strategy and operational objectives to drive performance across supply chain and logistics
Redesign, implementation and oversight of processes and procedures including systems implementation
Ensuring operations are carried out in an appropriate and cost-effective manner
Partner with core finance stakeholders on budgets
Forecast revenue and gross margin
Providing data driven insights to maximise profitability
Customer and margin analysis
Planning, analysing and tracking inventory and overseeing inventory efficiency
Continuous drive to implement best practice to track inventory management from supplier to customer
Ensure controls are met
Monitor and drive operational KPI’s
Recruiting, training and supervision of your team
Driving continuous improvement of customer service
To be considered for this Commercial Manager role you will meet the following criteria:
Professionally qualified as an Accountant (e.g. CA, ACA, ACCA, CPA or equivalent)
Have a strong accounting background including budgeting, forecasting and analysis
MUST have worked in a relatable inventory centric business – e.g. consumer durables, FMCG etc. in a commercial and/or operationally flavoured capacity
Proven prior staff management experience
Confidence and well-developed interpersonal skills to enable you to network and liaise effectively with stakeholders across the business top to bottom
Excellent business acumen and an analytical mind
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
If you are keen to apply for this Commercial Manager role, please contact Geoff Balmer at Richard Lloyd on 02 8324 5642, quoting reference 6094 or click on 'apply now' below.
Please submit your CV in Word format and note that due to the high volume of responses we receive only suitable candidates will be contacted.