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Senior Commercial Analyst - Marketing

Job no: 500784
Work type: Full time
Location: VIC Metro
Categories: Finance - Commercial Finance

Who are We?

At Target, our customers are at the heart of everything we do.  Our quality fashion helps families live better by making it easy to love, easy to find and easy to buy online and in-store.  We are focused on delivering products that truly excite our customers with quality that endures and making life just a little bit easier for families.

What will you do?

We are seeking an experienced Senior Commercial Analyst to join our Marketing Team based in our Store Support Office in Williams Landing in West Melbourne. 

As the Commercial Analyst for Marketing, you will be responsible for supporting key stakeholders on strategic and commercial projects including measuring the return on investment from marketing spends; influencing how we allocate our marketing spend across channels and product groups, assessing promotional offers and producing regular reporting and insight to support the planning and actions for improving sales, EBIT and ROC; and support the annual strategic planning and budgeting processes.

Other key responsibilities may include:

  • Support key stakeholders on strategic and commercial projects and contribute to business cases, investment appraisals and contract evaluation
  • Deliver regular reporting, perform ad hoc analysis and develop tools and processes to deliver insights, identify risks/opportunities and support commercial decision-making
  • Make recommendations and support the planning for improving sales, EBIT and ROC – with a focus on sales delivery and cost optimisation
  • Lead the corporate planning process for Marketing through by actively working with key stakeholders to create and communicate the five year plan
  • Assist with budgeting and monthly forecasting/planning processes, ensuring inputs and outcomes make financial and commercial sense
  • Manage marketing spend to ensure it is in line with or below budget, and foster a culture of ‘every dollar counts’ across the marketing team
  • Lead the Target vision, strategy and values within the team and across the organisation

What do we need?

The ideal candidate will have a Tertiary qualification in Finance, Commerce or a related discipline, CA/CPA membership, with experience in commercial or finance business partnering.  Strong financial, analytical and problem-solving skills is essential as is ability to draw insights, make recommendations and deliver outcomes along with the ability to engage with and influence stakeholders.

But we don’t just look for someone based on their skills and experience, our people work together and champion the Target values and behaviours.  We are a business where our values and people matter, and we need like-minded people to join us!

Target values diversity and we pride ourselves on representing the diverse and multicultural communities of which we are a part.

Agencies will only be engaged if required. Please do not contact us or send applicants to us unless requested to by the Talent Acquisition Team.

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