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Finance Manager Store Insights

Coles Supermarkets  3123 


Requisition ID: 7903 

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


Reporting to the Senior Finance manager, State Support, the Finance Manager Store Insights role is pivotal in ensuring consistent & efficient ways of working across all states, as well as providing end to end insight to our Operations leadership team. You will partner the Senior Finance Manager and other key stakeholders within the business to support and understand key business performance drivers and raise recommendations on actions required to improve commercial outcome across the nation.


What you’ll be doing


You will support the Operations leadership team in understanding trade drivers across the states by conducting analysis and drawing enhanced and relevant insight to drive improved business performance. You will also provide commercial leadership for the development and execution of national and state plans, ensuring alignment. Additional responsibilities will include but not be restricted to the following:

  • business partnering and influencing State General Manager and provide key decision support to productivity initiatives through robust cost management programmes, monthly commercial reviews and analysing financial and non-financial performance metrics
  • partnering and providing fact based commercial insight to State General Managers and Operations leadership team
  • partnering with Head of Operations and ASMs to drive capability and deliver results, to ensure our ongoing commercial success
  • embedding the new standardised dashboard reporting and insights eco-system into the states
  • Sharing knowledge and success across states


Good things you’ll need


We’re after highly skilled professionals with considerable experience.


You’ll also need:


  • A CA/CPA qualification
  • strong business partnering experience
  • the ability to challenge and influence stakeholders to support commercial outcomes
  • strong analytical and commercial capabilities
  • a track record of demonstrating a simple and collaborative approach
  • strong commercial acumen
  • the ability to balance support and flexibility for business demands with challenge and influence senior leaders


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.