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Finance Manager - Projects - 6-months Fixed Term

Apply now Job no: 502409
Work type: Fixed Term Full-time
Location: VIC Metro
Categories: Finance

At Kmart, we are a place where families come first for the lowest prices on everyday items and our vision is to make everyday living brighter for all our customers, every time and everywhere they shop with us. 

As Australia’s brightest retail star, we have experienced great success in recent times but for Kmart this is just the beginning of our exciting journey ahead! We have big plans in place to ensure we deliver our vision and significantly expand our business. With further stores opening across Australia and New Zealand, the growth of our online business and expansion into new markets, we are on a mission to improve the Kmart shopping experience for all our customers, who are at the heart of everything we do. There has never been a more irresistible time to join Kmart!  

We currently have a 6-month fixed term contract opportunity for an experienced Finance Manager to take on a significant role within our professional and fast-paced Strategic Investment and Planning team. Key responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Coach and develop a team of two Commercial Analysts
  • Adopt problem solving approaches that seek to identify root causes driving issues or opportunities
  • Provide the finance team & stakeholders with insights on the drivers of performance as required
  • Deliver a greater understanding of the performance of Network expansion & renewals
  • Take a leadership position in the identification of new initiatives that ultimately result in the realisation of improved performance
  • Provide in-depth understanding of historic, current and future business performance
  • Use information to assess options to capitalise in success or improve underperforming areas

To be successful in securing this role, you will ideally possess the following skills and experience;

  • Tertiary qualifications in commerce or business, with accounting/finance majors combined with ICAA/CPA qualifications
  • Ability to review reports / data and identify anomalies and opportunities
  • Ability to prepare business cases & board reports
  • Experienced in the use of Financial Systems SAP/TM1 (required) combined with proven financial modelling skills and a high competency in excel
  • Demonstrate an analytical mind with ability to problem solve, identify trends and proactively address upcoming issues / opportunities combined with exceptional time management skills and an ability to prioritise
  • A proven ability to build relationships with stakeholders across all levels of an organisation
  • Demonstrated capability in being a highly effective people manager
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a high attention to detail
  • Understands the key drivers of business performance and is aware of industry trends and issues within retail
  • Takes a leadership position in the identification of new initiatives that ultimately result in the realisation of improved performance

You will benefit from joining an amazing business and a dynamic team who are all committed to the success of Kmart and providing our customers with a great shopping experience. Our values – Think Customer, Take Care, Live Integrity, Grow Together and Reach Higher will resonate with you deeply and you’ll enjoy being part of a growing, iconic Australian business that has a fantastic culture that is non-hierarchical, diverse and inclusive. Your work environment will be highly collaborative, fast-paced and progressive, with no two days the same!

You will be afforded autonomy and accountability in your role and have access to development opportunities across both Kmart and the Wesfarmers Group, excellent remuneration, inclusion in employee bonus scheme & access to Wesfarmers share plan (both for eligible team members), free parking and benefits program including a discount card for Kmart, Coles, Target and Officeworks.

At Kmart we aim to ensure our teams reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate.

Candidates interested in this position should apply directly to this advertisement as we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies.

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