Job Description

Finance Analyst job at Woolworths Supermarkets Stockloss

About Woolworths Group

Woolworths Group is a food and everyday needs retailer united by the shared purpose of creating better experiences together for a better tomorrow. With more than 1,400 stores across its Woolworths Supermarkets, Countdown Supermarkets (New Zealand) and BIG W brands, and fast-growing eCommerce businesses, Woolworths Group is Australia and New Zealand’s largest retailer. A top 10 company on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), Woolworths Group employs more than 180,000 team members and serves more than 20 million customers a week.

Key role within the Australian Supermarkets Finance team

  • Business partner and provide valuable commercial insight
  • Contribute to the broader finance strategy

About the role

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Business Analyst to join our Supermarkets Operations Finance team. You will be responsible for providing reporting and analysis of stock loss across multiple trading departments as well as providing insightful analysis and decision support to the Stock Loss leadership team.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Provide insightful analysis, clear weekly commentary and actionable insights on a department and state basis
  • Support and partner with finance teams and our stakeholders with weekly, monthly and quarterly reporting requirements and analysis
  • Partner with our State Loss Manager and Loss leadership team to analyse data, develop workable action plans based on performance trend and implement these opportunities to improve overall process and performance
  • Support and lead across key processes including the monthly forecast, annual operating plan and tracking key initiatives
  • Identify opportunities to improve stock loss processes and reporting
  • Support on adhoc analysis as required and engage with our wider stakeholders to drive actionable insights and plans
  • Identify and implement opportunities that improve processes across the Food Group Finance Team


About you

You will ideally have had Multinational FMCG experience and supported teams across national retail (ie,. Coles, Woolworths, or international equivalent) across grocery or liquor.

  1. CA / CPA Qualification preferred
  2. Previous experience in budgeting, reporting and analysis
  3. Basic understanding of commercial category management principles and its impact on price and promotional effectiveness
  4. You are a true business partner with proven ability to able to communicate with impact, analytical and able to problem solve effectively
  5. You are able to multitask and work on multiple ongoing projects in an agile working environment
  6. Experience in using data, analytics and visualisation tools to drive business decisions
  7. Good understanding of how to develop complex analysis utilising Google Cloud Platform and data visualisation tools including Tableau
  8. Strong systems experience (SAP and Business Objects preferred), advanced excel/modelling skills and experience with SQL and Tableau are preferred

Grow with the Group

Woolworths Group has announced it will be requiring Australian team members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (subject to medical and religious exemptions).

As an inclusive, team-first company, our people are at the core of everything we do.  

We care deeply about creating a workplace where our team members feel valued, respected and empowered. We are committed to providing equal opportunity regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or life stage. We are proud to be recognised as a Gold Tier Employer in the Australian Workplace Equality Index for LGBTQ+ inclusion and as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency.

As our Group continues to evolve, innovate and support our communities, we encourage our team members to do the same with their own careers, by providing ongoing opportunities to grow and make a real difference. 

We value flexibility, and encourage our team members to work in ways that meet their work/life commitments and support their wellbeing. 

We work hard to create a safe and inclusive environment for all, and most importantly, we're all about creating better experiences – for our customers and for each other.

We’d love to hear from You

If you meet a number of the requirements, but not all, we encourage you to submit your application. You can learn more about working with us on LinkedIn or via

Our Talent Acquisition Team and Hiring Leaders kindly request no unsolicited resumes or approaches from Recruitment Agencies. Woolworths Group is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Job Overview
Job ID:
Job Posted:
Sep 09, 2022
Job Expire In:
Nov 07, 2022
Job Type
Full Time
Job Role
Finance Analyst
Master Degree
3+ Years
NSW Australia
Woolworths Supermarkets
  • Founded In
    Aug 31, 2022
  • Company Size
    500+ Members Employers