Finance Business Partner - Homecare

 Coles Supermarkets  Hawthorn East 

Requisition ID: 48601 

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.


About the role


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. We care for our people with a focus on wellbeing, fairness and equity, and you’re trusted to work in a way that works best for you.  Because we believe flexible work is a thing we do, not a place we go.


If you’re a Finance professional who believes in creating value and playing a key strategic enabler role, then keep reading!  We’re on the lookout for Finance Business Partners to come and join us at Coles Group.



What you'll be doing


As a Finance Business Partner - Homecare, you’ll work side by side with the Merchandise teams to deliver sales, margin and cost targets, this includes but not limited to identifying opportunities to drive sales over and above plans.


You'll influence business decision making with fact based insightful and innovative analysis, ensure plans are in place to deliver the strategic objectives of the Business Unit and drive insight and ROI analysis for transformational projects and business cases along with tracking key initiatives and promotions to ensure they are on target to delivered expected outcome.  


Financial governance and performance reporting including supporting the annual 5 year strategic plan and budget process for the Health & Home Business Unit and driving the monthly forecast process ensuring all risk and opportunities are understood and communicated.



Good things you'll need


  • Finance experience in a retail/FMCG environment desirable but not essential
  • Experience of working with and influencing non-financial stakeholders
  • Proven experience in preparing, understanding and analysing financial information to identify business opportunities/challenges and recommend alternate actions
  • Ideally CA, CPA or similar business qualification
  • TM1 experience preferable
  • Ability to use systems in a commercial environment, e.g. Excel, databases
  • Advanced Excel and modelling skill with process automation experience
  • Strong story telling ability and PowerPoint skills #LI-FIN




Why Coles?
You’re joining a culture that truly cares about your wellbeing, values what you do and celebrates your success. We’ll invest in you and your career with best practice training, development, and leadership programs. You’ll also receive fantastic team member discounts across our supermarkets and brands.

As part of our focus on achieving a gender balanced workforce, we belong to the WORK180 network as an endorsed employer for women. Our commitment to helping all women thrive in the workplace includes initiatives such as our recently updated parental leave policy, flexible working options and our Employee Assistance Program.

You can 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 > 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.