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Financial Governance Analyst



Financial Governance Analyst  Coles Supermarkets  East Hawthorn 


Requisition ID:  9786 

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


In this role you will manage the financial governance program at Coles including enhancing the existing financial control framework and liaising with external provider to support the financial governance program.



What you’ll be doing


Additional responsibilities include but are not restricted to;

  • monitoring the delivery of financial controls testing program
  • supporting and providing guidance to the financial governance teams performing controls testing
  • preparing reporting to management and the Audit and Risk Committee
  • liaising with internal and external auditors



Good things you’ll need


  • Tertiary accounting qualification (Bachelor of Commerce or similar)
  • CA/CPA with post qualification experience
  • Proven experience in an external or internal audit role (with specific exposure to a broad range of financial controls) or a similar financial governance role within an organisation 
  • Experience working with large corporates. Retail or listed companies would be preferred but not essential
  • Experience with testing and enhancing financial controls
  • Experience collaborating and coordinating with a broad range of stakeholders across a business
  • Experience with report writing: Board/A&RC reports and financial governance policies


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.