Senior Business Analyst – Costing

Company: Accolade Wines

About us
At Accolade Wines, our purpose is to enrich everyday moments. As one of the world’s leading wine companies, our award-winning portfolio includes beloved brands such as Hardys, Grant Burge, St Hallett, House of Arras, Mud House, Jam Shed and many more. We are one of the largest wine producers in the world – we’ve been around since 1836, and our portfolio has won a total of 8,846 international wine show awards in the last decade.

About the role
The driving force behind our business is our people – we have over 1,500 staff across Australia, the UK, Europe, Asia, South Africa, New Zealand and the Americas, and every one of us is passionate about making the ordinary extraordinary through our amazing wines.

We are now recruiting for a robust role for a systems savvy Senior Business Analyst with experience in manufacturing and inventory management. This role will heavily support the budget process for COGS commercial standard setting and own the end to end year-end inventory revaluation process.  There is a strong value creation agenda Accolade Wines is driving which this role will contribute to, working closely with key stakeholders in our operations network to manage and deliver targets. Excitingly, Accolade Wines is investing heavily in upgrading its IT infrastructure over the upcoming years and this role is pivotal to ensuring its success.

You will based in our Adelaide Office, with flexibility to work from home.

This role is full-time and permanent.

Key responsibilities include:
•    Monthly and quarterly performance reporting and budget / forecast reviews.
•    Building and continuously improving the Reporting and Planning function processes, ways of working, roles, tools/models to deliver better reporting and analysis to support business decisions.
•    Manage day to day finance requirements including inventory valuation for ANZ, winery process flows, costings and item set up.
•    Act as a gatekeeper for New Product Development assessments between Operations and Commercial.
•    Drive the value creation agenda whilst partnering with the business.
•    Key finance lead in IT upgrades and projects

What you’ll bring:
The successful candidate will have:
•    7 + years’ standard cost and manufacturing accounting experience in medium to large commercial industries
•    Strong MS Excel skills with exposure to modern ERP financial systems (JDE preferred)
•    Develop a clear understanding of the key drivers that will drive business performance (i.e. generate insights)
•    Demonstrated ability to influence stakeholders to achieve a positive commercial outcome
•    Experience in planning and delivering value by proactively supporting successful project delivery
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills and efficient time management skills
•    Advanced excel and financial modelling skills
•    University degree in accounting/finance or related discipline
•    CA/CPA professional accreditation preferred

Your curiosity coupled with commercial nous and previous experience in accounting / finance will see you successfully partner with the wider finance team to provide true business value. Your desire to understand your stakeholders will ensure you action reporting responsibilities and best leverage opportunities and manage risk to improve performance. Importantly, you will be passionate, enthusiastic and self-motivated by the opportunities that the role may present you.
What you can expect:
Accolade Wines will provide the ideal climate and a hand-picked rewards package for you to make a difference in our successful and growing business.

You will also have access to:
–    Wine allowance
–    Flexible working (Up to 2 days working from home)
–    Modern office located in the heart of the Adelaide CBD
–    Day off on your Accolade Wines Anniversary
–    Private Health Insurance Discounts
–    Annual Flu Vaccination Program
–    Employee Assistance Program
–    Various exclusive employee discounts

Sound like your kind of drop? Apply now.

Want to see our fabulous bottling site in the UK, and find out more about our products? Watch us in action here: https://player.vimeo.com/video/296545118