Business Analyst - Hawthorn East

Coles Group

Location: Hawthorn East

Job Type: Full time


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.

Our Finance team partner with every area of our business and ensure commercial thinking feeds into everything we do. By working across every team, we look at how we’re performing and provide useable insights to support 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.

Work in one of the largest and smartest finance functions among ASX-listed companies, with a positive culture, high quality leaders and the opportunity to make an impact on highly commercial, highly visible programs of work that inform and enable business strategy.

About the role

This role provides financial support to fours Chiefs and 19 GMs and their teams across our corporate office. This is a great opportunity for an experienced Business Analyst to deliver accurate, timely reporting to these stakeholders. We are seeking to appoint a passionate and dedicated Business Analyst in our Corporate Functions area to do the following:

  • Become a key part of the Finance team, by providing a key relationship link between Finance and the business.

  • Provide fact-based insight and commentary for monthly performance of business units for Corporate Cost of Doing Business (CODB).

  • Interrogate and analyse the cost centre numbers each month across the Corporate functions and analyse variances.

  • Assist in preparation of annual corporate plan, annual budgets, forecasting, & reporting across multiple cost centre units, in particular providing accurate information delivered on time.

  • Provide SSC Admin Remuneration reporting, including providing accurate information delivered on time and fact-based insight and commentary

  • Assist with the financial review of business cases across the Corporate functions.

  • Work as a team player supporting Finance teams as required.

  • Drive continuous improvements across processes to enhance efficiencies in ways of working.

Good things you will need

  • Ideally CA/CPA or working towards their qualification

  • Ability to deliver accurate reporting to senior stakeholders

  • Experience using financial systems in a commercial environment e.g. Microsoft Office applications, TM1, SAP

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong stakeholder management, communication & presentation

  • skills (verbal and written), ability to present complex data & concepts to enable decision making

  • Strong time management and planning skills, ability to manage multiple priorities in a high-pressure environment

  • Commercial awareness and business focus

  • Strong and efficient Excel and TM1 skills

  • Strong report presentation skills – PowerPoint and Thinkcell

If this role sounds like the one for you, have a chat with your line manager, then get your application in! If it’s not for you, but sounds like one for someone you know, share it with them, and you may be eligible for a $1,500 referral bonus.

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 69310

Employment Type: Permanent

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