Head of Finance-Technology

Coles Group

Location: Hawthorn East

Job Type: Full time

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Coles Group

A new role = A new way to win together

You belong at Coles Group where we look ahead, have a plan, and are up for the challenge. We learn and grow by taking career-defining opportunities and this one may just be your next.

About the team

Finance makes it easier for us to win together as a business. Our team works side-by-side with every other team to help bring commercial thinking into what they do and make moves that support our strategic business decisions.

We offer good work-life balance, flexible working arrangements and excellent compensation benefits. We have an empowering and inclusive culture with open and effective management providing career stability.

About the role

We are seeking a talented, passionate and commercially focused Head of Finance to partner with the Chief Technology Officer, General Managers and Senior leaders.

Reporting the General Manager – Financial Control & Corporate Partnering, you will work with the Technology team to support and enable delivery of the strategy for Coles.

Further, you’ll be responsible for:

  • Leading, coaching and mentoring a team of finance business partners & analysts in the Store Support Centre responsible for providing ongoing strategic analysis, decision support, financial reporting, planning & forecasting.
  • Providing strategic, commercial decision making support, and governance, ensuring strategies and initiatives are delivered aligned to annual budget targets, with efficiencies and demonstrated of value.
  • Working across the technology & finance functions to ensure that key stakeholders are consulted to ensure project impacts are clearly understood, measurable and change is communicated.
  • Working with Financial Control to ensure the end-to-end financial processes for technology are aligned with Corporate Policies.

About you and your skills

As Head of Finance - Technology, you possess excellent stakeholder management and influencing skills, with the ability to hold stakeholders and the business to account for delivering performance objectives

You’ll have a strong commercial acumen, be a passionate, people focused and strategically driven professional with demonstrated experience leading finance teams. And you thrive on a challenge!

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • CA or CPA qualification, or equivalent
  • Extensive finance experience in a ASX listed Retail or FMCG environment
  • Experience in driving organisational change and influencing key business partners
  • A varied finance background covering Financial Control, Financial Performance & Analysis, and ideally experience in partnering with a Technology function.

Safer together

We’re committed to providing a safe environment for our team members and our customers. As part of that commitment, you will need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before joining the team at Coles, unless you’re medically exempt. You’ll also need to disclose your COVID-19 vaccination status as part of your application (and possibly provide further evidence of your vaccination status). Thanks for applying, and for your understanding.

Job ID: 73805

Employment Type: Permanent

We are seeking a talented, passionate and commercially focused Head of Finance to partner with the Chief Technology Officer, General Managers and Senior leaders.

Reporting the General Manager – Financial Control & Corporate Partnering, you will work with the Technology team to support and enable delivery of the strategy for Coles.

You’ve got this!