Función del empleo: Finance

Tipo de puesto: Permanent

Tipo de empleo: Full - Time

Localización: Melbourne (Victoria)

País: Australia

The Commercial Controller role will take full responsibility for the financial management of the daily sales, monthly sales forecast and budget/planning and commercial contracts.  You will mainly work with commercial function and manage the trading terms and customer contracts.  You will be also required to manage relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders to prepare annual budgets and revised quarterly budget and monthly financial forecast. Commercial Controller has customer’s ownership and manage multiple brands with big portfolio and therefore requires a strategic mind-set & ability to thrive in a dynamic environment. You will be driven by delivering financial insight to enable sustainable growth whilst ensuring that internal controls are respected at all times.


·      Business planning & optimization:

1.    Preparation of Brand and Customer Budget/quarterly revised budget and monthly financial forecasts

2.    Monitoring of in-month tracking sales and discount/promotions based on customer contract and trading terms.  

3.    Manage cost of sales and gross margin.

·      Customer/commercial contracts and trading term management: maintain large volume of customer/commercial contracts and trading terms. Validate renew and new contracts and manage through P&L.  

·      Business partnering:

1.    Using the L’Oreal knowledge as well as market& financial expertise to understand, improve & challenge overall effectiveness of the business

2.    Projects: lead and be part of all project of commercial and leading financial projects relating commercial and category.

3.    Monitoring of in-month tracking gross-to-net and gross margin.

·      Internal Control:

1.    Ensure group norms are respected at all times

2.    End-to-end deal-to-cash management with customers

·      Provide finance training and development to commercial team and other stakeholders


·      CA/CPA qualified with minimum 3 years post-qualified experience in large organization and ideally FMCG industry while not essential.

·      A commercial mindset demonstrating practical business acumen with experience providing business insights

·      You will be required to work well under pressure with multiple competing deadlines and changing challenges

·      Ability to review high volume information output for accuracy and plausibility, detecting and reconciling anomalies quickly

·      SAP experience and Advanced Excel skills are must have with experience of data analysis and modelling.

·      Strong Communication skills – written and verbal and sound presentation skills.

·      Highly organized with prioritization skills


·    Profit Share, Life insurance and Income Protection benefits as part of the salary package

·    Corporate discounts available as well as annual product allowance to use across all our fantastic brands

·    On-site gym & on-site staff shop

·    Social, Health & Well-being programs throughout the year


L'Oréal Australia is part of the L'Oréal Group, with 32 brands present in Australia. For over a century we have been dedicated to one sole vocation: creating beauty. Our goal is to offer each and every person around the world the best of beauty in terms of quality, efficacy, safety, sincerity and responsibility to satisfy all beauty needs and desires in their infinite diversity. Because we are the global leader in beauty, we are aware that everything we do can have a meaningful impact, and everyone at L'Oréal has a common purpose – to create the beauty that moves the world.

L'Oréal Australia is a supporter of reducing barriers that exist due to traditional working practices and therefore flexible work arrangements will be considered for this role.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we encourage applications from people regardless of gender, ethnicity, religious beliefs or disability. We are an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (WGEA) and a Family Friendly Workplace (Parents At Work & UNICEF).

L'Oréal Australia acknowledges acknowledge the Traditional Owners & Custodians of the lands on which we work and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.