Group Planning & Performance Analyst

Posted on 10-Oct-2017
Application Close Date: 24-Oct-2017
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Full Time
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Goodman Fielder is a leading regional food company across Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific. We have a portfolio of iconic and trusted brands that Australians have grown up with and put in their supermarket trolleys every week, including Helga's, Wonder White, Praise, White Wings, MeadowLea, and many more. Our vision is to be the leading and most innovative local food company, creating food that people love. 


We value our people at Goodman Fielder and recognise that our success depends on our ability to attract and retain talented people. Based in our new North Sydney office, this position forms a part of the Group level Planning and Performance team, which provides support in planning, budgeting & forecasting, reporting and capital planning for the Group and Market business units in order to drive long term profitability. The Planning & Performance Analyst will provide financial support and expertise to the Goodman Fielder business focusing on the preparation of management accounts and reports, development and improvement of reporting processes, provision of business advice and the administration and development of information systems.


You will be responsible for:

  • Preparation of Group Performance reports (monthly, quarterly & year-end), board papers, internal presentations and group executive presentations.
  • Provide ad-hoc modelling assistance, insights and recommendations where required.
  • Drive the annual budgeting process;
  • Pursue opportunities to improve month end processing through better utilization of GF systems (SAP / BPC / Business Objects).
  • Develop improvements in reporting including accessibility of reports and information.
  • Assist in improving master data management.
  • Support the Head of Planning & Performance in developing the Centre of Excellence function; standardisation of reporting operating rhythms across the markets, processes, templates, analytical tools and alignment of underlying master data across the Group.



To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Strong technical skills – SAP, Excel
  • Management Accounting Skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • High level attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivation and good organisation skills
  • A proactive approach with the ability to work autonomously and also as part of a team
  • The ability to work under pressure and a commitment to meeting deadlines
  • Chartered Accountant qualifications


What can we offer you?

You will be joining a driven team of professionals who genuinely enjoy working together resulting in a highly collaborative environment. In return for your passion and success, we will reward you with a competitive remuneration package and help you to achieve personal and professional growth and development.

At Goodman Fielder, we aim to be a destination employer in the food industry where we don't just offer jobs - we offer long term careers.


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