Commercial Analyst

Location: Sydney Olympic Park, New South Wales
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Technology & Digital
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH237314_1570745138

An opportunity has arisen for a Commercial Analyst to support this reputable FMCG company by providing an accurate bill of materials, COGS, commercial analysis and insights to enable better decisions and manage business performance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support innovation by assisting the Marketing NPD team through COGS analysis and insights
  • Commercial data collection and cleansing from cross-functional stakeholders including Marketing, Manufacturing, Sales, Logistics, Procurement
  • Timely and accurate updating of material prices
  • BOM roll
  • Costing errors reporting
  • Liaise with external consultants and provide advice and guidance to ES Manila
  • Timely response to queries and adhoc analysis
  • Adhere to relevant financial policies, commercial hurdles, governance and risk management frameworks
  • Be aware of marketplace drivers
  • Present complex information in a simple format
  • Implement simplification of systems and processes to support continuous improvement
  • Review product costing inefficiencies
  • Document processes
  • Prioritise safety and promote culture
  • Consistently demonstrate Leadership Principles, and empower others within your team to do so


  • Strong skills in data analytics and large data sets
  • Strong action orientation to deliver accurate outcomes to tight timelines
  • Strong excel modelling skills and agility
  • Proven ability to deal with high levels of complexity and ambiguity.
  • Autonomous style of working
  • Business Partnering experience
  • Ability to distil analysis and generate insights which spur executional actions
  • Disciplined planning and follow up
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly develop a deep understanding of operational drivers and translate into action plans which drive profitability

Knowledge & Experience

  • Tertiary Degree - required
  • Professional Qualification/Registration (CA/CPA or other) - preferred
  • Understanding of finance, behavioural or data science disciplines
  • Commercial/financial/ analytics experience
  • Experienced in SAP product costing, data and analytical modelling
  • Experienced in utilising data to generate deep insights to influence decisions