Senior Commercial Analyst - Marketing (12 month contract) at THE ICONIC

Finance & Risk, Sydney sydney marketing finance analytics contract
Posted 11 days ago

At THE ICONIC our mission is to deliver seamless and inspiring experiences for our customers and our people. We DREAM BIG through collaboration and innovation, and are supported to bring incredible ideas to life. We are a group of people believing in making a positive difference in this world and liberating our customers through the power of fashion, sports, home and beauty.

Our Finance team applies broad knowledge and experience to support our truly unique and innovative business. The team is curious to ensure the business is supported in commercial thinking, translate complex data into actionable insights, identify and mitigate risks. They partner with all our ICONIC teams to keep our ideas and innovation projects on track, managing financial performance and budgetary requirements.

Reporting into the Finance Business Partner - Sales, Marketing and Strategy, we are looking for a Senior Commercial Analyst to join us on a 12 month parental leave contract  to provide commercial support and advice to the Marketing Team.  A successful candidate will be highly numerate and be comfortable immersing themselves in data and pulling valuable information out of our systems, then creating reports, financial models and writing summaries to provide rich insights to stakeholders, that in turn leads to decisions and action .

A highly analytical mind with a structured manner of thinking, together with a high level of curiosity and proactiveness and strong communication skills will prove critical to success in this role.

What’s involved...

  • Working closely with the Finance Business Partner - Sales, Marketing & Strategy, you will partner with a  number of key stakeholders including the Chief Marketing Officer, Marketing Leadership Team, wider Marketing team, Trade team and Growth and Business Development Team
  • Take the lead on value-add insight on company, customer, promotional and marketing activity performance and analysis of KPIs
  • Support Company Planning and Marketing to drive promotional effectiveness
  • Liaise with Category Management and Marketing teams to lead alignment in Demand and Supply for the company
  • Central role in annual budget and mid-term planning processes
  • Liaise with the Marketing department to analyse channel performance and ad hoc activities to support optimisation of marketing spend
  • Provide regular reporting and develop further insights on customer metrics and identify actionable insights for marketing and trade 
  • Identification of risks and opportunities to budget/forecast
  • Monthly dashboard reporting to stakeholders
  • Creation and automation of reports and models
  • Finance lead on a number of cross-functional projects, strategy and growth initiatives
  • Ad hoc general financial planning analyses/tasks

About You...

  • You have the courage to challenge your stakeholders on key business marketing spending and outcomes
  • Influencing, building relationships, and communication are skills you pride yourself on
  • You think fast, work proactively and always keep on top of things even in a very dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • You have the ability to translate the numbers into a business story.
  • Advanced Excel skills and financial modelling skills
  • Experience with Tableau or similar analytics tool
  • Highly analytical, with an ability to work with multiple data sources
  • Strong attention to detail and focus on data accuracy
  • SQL experience is a plus
  • Experience in retail or online industry experience (preferred)
  • Experience working with Marketing teams from a Commercial perspective 
  • CA or CPA qualification preferred

Life at THE ICONIC...

Our culture of learning is an environment that supports and encourages the collective discovery, sharing and application of knowledge. This helps us to continually improve, achieve goals and attain

new possibilities every day. From our ways of working and collaboration to our growth mindset and sustainable approach, we each add unique value and have an incredible amount of fun doing it! To read more about our purpose, mission and principles, please visit our Careers page:

Additional Information: 

We are committed to providing reasonable arrangements to all individuals participating in our application and interview process, and while performing job functions. If you require any accommodations or adjustments prior to the submission of your application or throughout your interview process, please contact our Talent Acquisition team directly: [email protected]

Health and Wellbeing is extremely important to THE ICONIC, so interviewing for this role will be conducted virtually due to COVID-19.