Business Analyst 1

 Coles Supermarkets  HAWTHORN EAST 

Requisition ID: 30019 

Employment Type: Full time 

Good things start here

This could be the very first step towards an exciting new career with us – a fresh beginning. At the Coles Group, these are moments we live for.

Starting good things is what drives our purpose: to sustainably feed all Australians so they can lead healthier, happier lives. With a team of 120,000 people and an iconic portfolio of Australia’s most trusted brands, we’re perfectly positioned to turn a promising start into a whole lot more.


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. With Australian ‘CFO of The Year’ Leah Weckert steering our team, we set up our customers and people for success through good commercial sense.



About the role  


A fantastic opportunity to join our Property, Marketing and Export Finance team has arisen on a permanent basis. As the Business Analyst to these areas, you will partner and support the team to drive and deliver key objectives within the division with end-to-end visibility. An exciting time for Coles, you will have the opportunity to work in an everchanging business and build an exciting career.



What you’ll be doing


  • Provide regular commercial analysis and insights to guide future decision-making
  • Partner with Business Stakeholders to provide a commercial lens to support operational and strategic decisions
  • Prepare and review reports/analysis on a regular basis to measure performance of initiatives, monitor and advise on trade performance
  • Support stakeholders by simplifying complex data and providing easy to understand suggestions
  • Support the preparation and presentation of results, budgets and forecasts.
  • Assess business risks, opportunities and provide commercial recommendations
  • Model business processes and identify opportunities for process improvements
  • Track results performance against budget and forecasts and provide clear updates to stakeholders



Good things you’ll need 


  • Strong analytical skills and ability to identify key actions required from data
  • Proactive approach with strong interpersonal, communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Strong data analysis and modelling skills
  • Proven ability to simplify complex data, understand commercial impacts and make concise recommendations Strong experience using financial systems in a commercial environment e.g. SAP, TM1, Microsoft Office applications, MicroStrategy
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret complex data and communicate key actions and insights



Why Coles?
We’re committed to making this a great place to work, from day one. From flexible working arrangements to discounts across all our internal brands (including 5% off at Coles supermarkets!), there are plenty of reasons to love working here. Explore all this and more at our Coles Careers website.

Coles Group is an endorsed employer for all women. See our range of benefits and policies directly at WORK180: Coles Group – Work180 Endorsed Employer

For everyone who shares our passion
We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures – including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTQI+ community and people living with disability. We’re happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs – so reach out to us at www.careers.colesgroup.com.au > Careers for everyone > Disability employment.

We’d love to meet you
If you have the skills, experience and motivation to succeed in this role, please take the next step and submit your application.