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Business Analyst

Coles Supermarkets  Hawthorn East 


Requisition ID: 15716 

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 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.


About the role


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


What you'll be doing


In this role you will support operations planning processes including budget and multi-year strategic planning as well as acting as a key liaison point between the Operations Finance and Group Finance teams. You provide support decision making by providing accurate insights and work as a team player, influencing and engaging across the business and within the team to drive continuous improvements across planning systems and processes. Additional responsibilities will include owning the Operations capital forecasting process, including setting budgets, ongoing monitoring of performance vs budget, and forecasting.


Good things you'll need


We’re after a highly skilled professional with considerable experience.


You’ll also need:

  • a CA/CPA or similar business qualification or near with commercial awareness and business focus
  • strong stakeholder management skills including influencing skills
  • strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • strong communication & presentation skills (verbal and written), ability to present simplified complex data & concepts to enable decision making
  • strong time management and planning skills, ability to manage multiple priorities in a high-pressure environment
  • strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • proficiency with systems including TM1 and SAP preferable


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.


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.