Commercial Business Partner - Tradelink

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Finance
  • Business Group:Tradelink
  • Location:Banyo
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  • Closing Date:20 Dec 2021


The Opportunity

As a Commercial Business Partner, you will provide commercial and financial decision support and deliver insight into business profitability to drive future performance. 

You will deliver analysis to management providing insights and recommendations to enable the business to make fast, profitable decisions.

  • Translate complex financial and commercial data into clear, honest and transparent insight to solve business challenges and enable fast, profitable decisions
  • Deliver proactive management reporting and detailed analysis; Assist in evaluating opportunities in key supplier spend analysis.
  • Understand, report and drive improvement of profitability across Tradelink (focused on Sales and Margin) including within the branch network and direct sales team.
  • Develop and produce accurate, insightful and comprehensive sales and margin reporting and analytics (regular reporting and ad hoc requirements)
  • Deliver budgets and forecasts as required regarding sales and margin based on business understanding and market conditions, in cooperation with key stakeholders

About You

We are looking to speak with candidates who have a background in finance and possess strong communication, collaboration and stakeholder management skills. 

  • Degree from a recognised tertiary institution in Finance, Accounting or Commerce, CA/ CPA or working towards
  • Experience in a partnering or decision support role, demonstrated skills in translating data into effective decisions
  • Proven experience in reviewing and understanding commercial/sales contracts
  • Experience of management accounting methods such as budgeting and variance analysis
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office applications (e.g. Excel), Qlik BI tools or equivalent
  • Pricing / Costing experience (preferred but not essential)

About Us 

With a network of more than 200 branches and 150 years in the industry, Tradelink is Australia’s trusted name in plumbing supplies. Tradelink’s strategy is focused on growing market share with new and existing customers by offering innovative solutions and outstanding customer service. 

Tradelink is part of the Fletcher Building Group – an international player in the building and construction industry. In addition to fantastic career opportunities across a range of disciplines, Tradelink also offers the following benefits to their team:
  • Staff discounts: banking, optical, health insurance, travel, technology and within Fletcher Building businesses  
  • FBU Share: a share scheme giving you access to company ownership
  • Employee Education Fund: a private trust fund managed independently of Fletcher Building to provide funding for education and training to employees and their dependents

We review resumes as they are received, and this role may be filled prior to the closing date. Apply today to avoid disappointment. 

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strive to create an inclusive environment for all our employees. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply to any of our vacant positions. Talk to us about our flexible working arrangements and career pathways