Business Analyst (Insights & Analysis)

Job Description

Title: Business Analyst (Insights & Analysis)

Company Name: Woolworths Group

Vacancy: 3

Job Location: Sydney

Employment Status: Full Time

Business Analyst (Insights & Analysis)

 

  • Key member of the commercial finance team partnering with the Buying and Replenishment Team
  • Provide indepth analysis and commercial insight to the business  
  • Great benefits, collaborative and fun team 

About the role

The role is responsible for helping to consolidate the weekly, monthly sales and GP results and contribute to the forecast and budgeting process across commercial.

Key responsibilities: 

  • Deliver insightful analysis and commercial recommendations across sales, gross profit and inventory
  • Work closely with partner teams (eCom, Loyalty, Format, Foodco, Cartology, Stock Loss etc.) to understand performance drivers and achieve strategic alignment with the buying team 
  • Drive monthly Overhead, Headcount and Capex Reporting and Forecasting process, ensure a timely & accurate month-end completion
  • Budgeting, Planning and Forecasting
  • Contribute to the end to end process of the annual operating plan ensuring there is a link to the strategic plan, where capital and opex investments are linked to benefits, where appropriate
  • Identify key drivers of profit and opportunities for business improvement across all levels and across key sales categories 
  • Identify opportunities for the continuous improvement of budgeting and forecasting process
  • Develop and implement process improvements (with support) to ensure a standard, lean and efficient operating model
  • Identify process improvement with the support of the Always Improving and Group Systems and Data teams and lead change to implement these improvements
  • Work across Finance to ensure we have integrity in our underlying systems and data

About you

You are an effective business partner with advanced analytical and problem solving skills, comfortable working with large volumes of data sets. You are able to identify opportunities to provide crucial insights which contributes to better decision making.  

  • CA/CPA qualification or working towards qualification 
  • Strong presentation and storyboarding skills
  • Able to communicate complex financial information to a broad audience; able to make the complex simple
  • Ability to prioritise team efforts to support business requirements
  • Advanced experience using financial systems in a commercial environment e.g. Excel, Powerpoint, SAP, Retail BW and GCP

Joining the Group

As an inclusive, team-first company, our people are at the core of everything we do. 

We care deeply about creating a workplace where our team members feel valued, respected and empowered. We are committed to providing equal opportunity regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or life stage and we are proud to be recognised as a Gold Tier Employer in the Australian Workplace Equality Index for LGBTQ+ inclusion.

As our Group continues to evolve, innovate and support our communities, we encourage our team members to do the same with their own careers, by providing ongoing opportunities to grow and make a real difference. 

We value flexibility, and encourage our team members to work in ways that meet their work/life commitments and support their wellbeing. 

We work hard to create a safe and inclusive environment for all, and most importantly, we're all about creating better experiences – for our customers and for each other.

We’d love to hear from You

If you meet a number of the requirements, but not all, we encourage you to submit your application. You can learn more about working with us on LinkedIn or via www.wowcareers.com.au. 

Our Talent Acquisition Team and Hiring Leaders kindly request no unsolicited resumes or approaches from Recruitment Agencies. Woolworths Group is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

 

 

  • Key member of the commercial finance team partnering with the Buying and Replenishment Team
  • Provide indepth analysis and commercial insight to the business  
  • Great benefits, collaborative and fun team 

About the role

The role is responsible for helping to consolidate the weekly, monthly sales and GP results and contribute to the forecast and budgeting process across commercial.

Key responsibilities: 

  • Deliver insightful analysis and commercial recommendations across sales, gross profit and inventory
  • Work closely with partner teams (eCom, Loyalty, Format, Foodco, Cartology, Stock Loss etc.) to understand performance drivers and achieve strategic alignment with the buying team 
  • Drive monthly Overhead, Headcount and Capex Reporting and Forecasting process, ensure a timely & accurate month-end completion
  • Budgeting, Planning and Forecasting
  • Contribute to the end to end process of the annual operating plan ensuring there is a link to the strategic plan, where capital and opex investments are linked to benefits, where appropriate
  • Identify key drivers of profit and opportunities for business improvement across all levels and across key sales categories 
  • Identify opportunities for the continuous improvement of budgeting and forecasting process
  • Develop and implement process improvements (with support) to ensure a standard, lean and efficient operating model
  • Identify process improvement with the support of the Always Improving and Group Systems and Data teams and lead change to implement these improvements
  • Work across Finance to ensure we have integrity in our underlying systems and data

About you

You are an effective business partner with advanced analytical and problem solving skills, comfortable working with large volumes of data sets. You are able to identify opportunities to provide crucial insights which contributes to better decision making.  

  • CA/CPA qualification or working towards qualification 
  • Strong presentation and storyboarding skills
  • Able to communicate complex financial information to a broad audience; able to make the complex simple
  • Ability to prioritise team efforts to support business requirements
  • Advanced experience using financial systems in a commercial environment e.g. Excel, Powerpoint, SAP, Retail BW and GCP

Joining the Group

As an inclusive, team-first company, our people are at the core of everything we do. 

We care deeply about creating a workplace where our team members feel valued, respected and empowered. We are committed to providing equal opportunity regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or life stage and we are proud to be recognised as a Gold Tier Employer in the Australian Workplace Equality Index for LGBTQ+ inclusion.

As our Group continues to evolve, innovate and support our communities, we encourage our team members to do the same with their own careers, by providing ongoing opportunities to grow and make a real difference. 

We value flexibility, and encourage our team members to work in ways that meet their work/life commitments and support their wellbeing. 

We work hard to create a safe and inclusive environment for all, and most importantly, we're all about creating better experiences – for our customers and for each other.

We’d love to hear from You

If you meet a number of the requirements, but not all, we encourage you to submit your application. You can learn more about working with us on LinkedIn or via www.wowcareers.com.au. 

Our Talent Acquisition Team and Hiring Leaders kindly request no unsolicited resumes or approaches from Recruitment Agencies. Woolworths Group is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

 

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