Commercial Analyst At Simonds Group (Corporate)


Our story started with one man and one home. Back in 1949, our founder Gary Simonds built his first ever home for his Mum in Melbourne’s west. Now, 74 years on with a business spanning 3 generations, we continue to honour this rich heritage with every home we build. We’ve cemented an enduring legacy, built strong foundations and forged through seven decades as one of Australia’s leading ASX listed volume home builders. This guiding vision continues to drive our commitment to providing quality and affordable homes for families at all stages of life.

Our homes are built for the community, by the community, with our local network of employees, trades and suppliers all working towards this vision as One Simonds. It is this passion, dedication, and excellence that you’ll find on every Simonds job site, office environment and display centre across the country.


This is a full-time permanent role located in our St Kilda Rd Office in Melbourne. You will be responsible for providing analysis, insights, and recommendations to management to drive and improve commercial outcomes. This role will focus on supporting the Operations and Construction divisions by engaging with stakeholders and providing financial reporting and analysis to senior management.

Reporting to the Financial Planning & Analyst Manager, your key areas of responsibility will be to:

  • Drive and enhance weekly, monthly, and quarterly reporting for the relevant division(s) including KPI and variance analysis of key commercial metrics.
  • Drive financial improvements by reporting on and providing insight into key financial targets for each business unit, focusing on key performance indicators.
  • Build effective and productive working relationships with the Senior Leadership team (SLT) and key functional Managers across the business.


You have an adaptable communication style which enables you to build rapport quickly and easily and enjoy a thriving, fast paced environment. You have the capacity to multi-task and have a flexible and adaptable approach to your work. Having high attention to detail, the ability to meet deadlines and have demonstrated planning/organisational and time management skills are essential to be successful in this role.

To succeed in this role, you will have demonstrated the following:

  • 5 plus years’ relevant commercial finance experience
  • Experience in delivering financial and/or business analysis that is accurate, timely and insightful.
  • Experience in developing financial modelling, forecasting and scenario analysis.
  • Experience reporting and presenting to diverse stakeholders, including regional operations and national management roles, executive leadership and/or the Board.
  • Business partnering experience in similar roles.


Aside from a fantastic opportunity to join one of Australia’s ASX listed leading residential builders, Simonds can offer you:

  • Onsite café at Head Office with free coffee and hot drinks – coffee karma charity initiatives.
  • Great benefits across a wide range of products and services including a generous discount on our award-winning homes as well as all the great things that go in them.
  • Access to our free employee well-being program, including counselling, nutritional, financial, and legal support for both you and your immediate family.
  • Access to Simonds Reward Days – receive an extra day of leave per year.
  • Opportunities for professional and personal growth through our Learning and Development programs on our inhouse LMS.
  • Generous rewards and recognition including gifts for long service.

If this sounds like your next opportunity, we’d love to hear from you as soon as possible!

Please note: You must have unlimited Australian work rights to be considered for this role.

Recruitment agencies, thanks for thinking of us but we’ve got this one covered.


February 2024