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Finance Manager



Finance Manager  Coles Supermarkets  East Hawthorn 


Requisition ID:  9038 

Employment Type:  Full time 


Keep the good things coming


If you’re looking for a fresh start, you’ve come to the right place. We’re a large and iconic portfolio of trusted Australian brands – which means there are always exciting challenges and career opportunities waiting for you.


You might have a new title, but no matter what you do here you’ll be part of delivering our collective purpose: to sustainably feed all Australians so they can lead healthier, happier lives.


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


As a Finance Manager, this role will operate in a business partner environment within Supply Chain Finance.  Influence and challenge senior stakeholders to create sound commercial and financial outcomes working withing a complex business environment, with multiple stakeholders



What you'll be doing


In this role, as Transport Finance Manager, you'll be required to drive improved business insight and decision making through providing robust financial data, analysis and reporting.  In addition, you'll provide strategic and tactical commercial decision support, planning and forecasting, lead finance support for creation and management of contracts within Coles Transport.


Build and encourage business cross-functional visibility of impacts across P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow as well as driving efficiency and profitability improvement for the business.



Good things you’ll need


We’re after a highly skilled professional with considerable experience. You’ll also need:

  • CPA or CA qualification
  • extensive experience in the provision of commercial and strategic financial support
  • logistic experience desirable, but not mandatory
  • proven record of sourcing, developing and coaching effective finance teams
  • a focus on continuous improvement
  • to be an active change agent, that can instigate and manage extensive change and robust financial disciplines within the business partner environment


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.