Commercial Finance Manager

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30 July 2021
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About the company:
Here at craveable brands. we operate over 580 restaurants across 3 iconic Australian chicken brands; Red Rooster, Oporto and Chicken Treat. Combined, our restaurants hire over 12,500 employees and serve over 1 million customers per week. It’s safe to say we’re cooking.

Things move faster in our Finance team. We’re agile and entrepreneurial, which means less bureaucracy and a different sort of environment. Sure, it can be hard work, but you get to make a difference every day. In fact, the challenge and reward of making a difference is what keeps a lot of us cravers coming back for more.
 
Based across Sydney and the Philippines, Finance is home to a real mix of skills, technical knowledge and experience. But whether our people come from the fast-paced world of retail or bring a chartered eye for detail, they all roll up their sleeves and get stuck in.

About the role:
This is a maternity leave contract role with the potential to go permanent.

Reporting directly to the Head of Commercial, as a key business partner to our brands, you will be responsible for taking a lead role in the provision of specialised, high level financial and commercial analysis and insights to support each brand up to the CEO level. Partnering with the wider business, you will play a multi-faceted customer role in engaging all departments on financial related matters, as well as external stakeholders such as our Franchise Partners.

The role is critical to the business success of our brands, and you will take ownership of brand budgeting and forecasting cycles to ensure timely and accurate targets critical to the financial success of our brands. You will manage the financial outcomes for the brand by effective tracking of sales performance and providing analytics and insights to make informed business decisions that drive the brand strategic plans.

Working closely with each brand, you will provide effective and efficient financial reporting and analysis as required by the brands as per periodic reporting suite and other ad-hoc requests related to any strategic initiatives or projects.
  
About you:
You’ll be CA/CPA/CIMA qualified, with strong experience working in corporate commercial financial management environment. You’ll have exceptional analytical & financial modelling skills, plus be strong in business partnering with the ability to partner cross functionally and across all levels of business, including executive level, to bring value to the business.  

You will possess exceptional written and verbal communication skill coupled with a confident presentation style. Your ability to engage and influence internal and external stakeholders, and communicate insights and recommendations to wider audience will make you a standout for this role.

We are on the look-out for an individual with experience working in a fast paced, consumer goods or highly commercial and customer-orientated environment; and prior QSR/Retail or FMCG experience would be highly regarded.

This role will suit a self-motivated, well organised individual who is focused on delivering results and can add to the success of our high-performing team. 
  
About our Culture & Benefits:
If you are someone who thrives working in an entrepreneurial, hands on team environment and would like to join a dynamic, fun and progressive organisation then this is an excellent opportunity for you. We have a focus on work/life balance and are committed to making it work for you.
 
 We offer:

  • Extra day of leave in your birthday month
  • We encourage work/life balance and for you to take full advantage of the summer months through our Summer Working Hours offering!
  • Being out and about in our stores is important to us, so have some food on us and give us your honest opinion
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Discounted health insurance and health products
  • Flexible working arrangements

Hungry to Hear More?
Submit your interest by including your resume and a cover letter telling us a little more about yourself.

craveable brands. is an EEO employer and promotes diversity in the workplace.

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