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Finance Business Partner - Group Functions

Apply now Job no: 995340
Work type: Full-Time
Location: Melbourne - CBD & Inner
Categories: Finance

As the Finance Business Partner for Group Functions Country Road Group, you will partner directly with the Senior and Executive Leadership teams across IT, HR, Group Finance etc. to provide financial guidance and commercial support in achieving their strategic targets and ROI expectations. Reporting through to the Head of Group Financial Planning, this strategic yet operational role will be responsible to manage end to end financial performance through effective Budget, Forecast, Reporting and Analysis. You will use your financial knowledge & insight to influence decision making and drive commercial outcomes while actively driving process improvement to deliver operational efficiencies. With exposure to strategic project opportunities across various group functions, this role will suit an emerging finance BP who is looking to develop their skills further with an industry leading retailer.

What does the role involve?

  • Ownership of the planning process across group functions, incorporating the three-year-plan and detailed budget build
  • Management of the monthly reporting and quarterly forecasting process ensuring accuracy of forecast position
  • Provide financial leadership/guidance across forecasting / budgeting, input into business case development and Post Implementation Review and other ad-hoc analysis when required
  • Support ITLT in maintaining IT strategic investment roadmap and IT Project Managers in tracking and reporting against project budget
  • Support of IT financial administration
  • Develop and provide mentorship to the Group Finance Analyst

Who are we looking for?

  • Previous experience in a Finance Business Partner or Senior Financial Accounting role
  • CA/CPA Qualified
  • Capability to drive business improvement and cost optimisation
  • Experience with financial systems, preferably Oracle Financials and EPM or equivalent reporting/forecasting tool
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to present financial data in ways that are effective and readily understood
  • Proven interpersonal, influence and relationship management skills
  • Strong Business acumen with an interest/experience in the retail industry highly desirable

Why work for us? 

  • A competitive remuneration package, including an annual clothing allowance
  • Generous employee discounts across Country Road, Mimco, Trenery, Witchery & POLITIX brands
  • Hybrid working arrangements in office and from home that provide appropriate work/life balance
  • An additional day of leave for your birthday
  • A supportive, flexible and engaging environment that will support personal/professional development
  • Opportunities to support community partnerships across our Corporate Social Responsibility program
  • Be a member of a company committed to sustainable practices
  • Ongoing training and development to pursue individual ambitions

 

About Us

Country Road Group is Australia's largest Lifestyle Brand Houses comprising of iconic brands such as Country Road, POLITIX, Trenery, Witchery and MIMCO. Our Values include being Customer Obsessed, Collaborative, Inspirational, Responsible and Dedicated to Quality. We are looking for highly motivated and passionate individuals to be part of the Group’s evolution and support each brand to realise their full potential.

Country Road Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

 

 

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Country Road Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

Country Road Group prefers to manage all sourcing directly, please submit your applications to this role if you are interested. Please note introductions via agency will not be accepted.

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