Commercial Analyst

Job No: ELDERS1229
Location: Perth, WA

  • Want to be part of the growth and future success of an iconic Australian business?
  • Strong analytical and financial skills
  • Perth based

For 180 years Elders has been synonymous with rural Australia. More than just real estate, farm supplies or livestock agency, we’re an integrated agribusiness focused on creating real value for all our stakeholders in both Australian and international markets.

Due to ongoing growth of Elders in the Western Zone we have a newly created Commercial Analyst position to support the Operations Manager.  In this role you will work closely with Branches, Product Managers, Credit and Finance functions and utilise your analytical skills to deliver tangible benefits to the business.  

You will contribute to the business by bringing a flexible and pragmatic approach to:

  • Reporting on operational activity to ensure consistency, ensure effective use of capital and achievement of budget targets.
  • Supporting the budgeting process
  • Working closely with Branch teams to monitor the branch cost structure including balance of fixed versus variable costs, cost-to-earn and cost to-serve
  • Supporting business growth activities including business cases, presentations and financials
  • Coordinating the forecast entry processes for Areas
  • Coordinating fleet, leases and contractor arrangements

The Person

You are passionate about what you do and pro-active in finding the best way to do things.

You will hold tertiary qualifications in Business related disciplines with demonstrated practical achievement along with good business acumen and commercial skills including budgeting and assessment of financial statements. An understanding of Agribusiness Merchandise categories and Supply Chain & Inventory management experience is desirable.

Your approach to building strong relationships, attention to detail, resilience and flexibility and an ambition to develop professionally will make you a valuable addition to this team.

Your existing proficiency in MS Excel and competence in MS Word and Powerpoint will help you be successful in this role.  An understanding of financial accounting systems such as AS400 will help you hit the ground running.

Apply now for this unique opportunity or for more information call Shayne Paskins, Zone Operations Manager –

Applications close on 30 September 2019

At Elders, we want our people to reflect the communities we operate in, and encourage applications from a diverse range of people, backgrounds and experiences.  We encourage a positive work-life balance through a range of flexible work options.


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