INVENTORY & PORTFOLIO CONTROLLER | SYDNEY/MELBOURNE

We are looking for a talented individual to help us continue to grow and expand within Australia and internationally. In this position you will be given a large degree of autonomy, working from either the Sydney or Melbourne office.


Reports to: Business Process and Optimisation Specialist

 

Position purpose

 

Ensures the accuracy of our inventory across all locations nationally. Performs regular audits and project manages stock takes nationally to identify discrepancies and correct these immediately. Works with the internal Pricing team to ensure the accuracy of cost and sell pricing in our ERP system. This position works under limited supervision, with general latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement. 

 

Main tasks

 

Core objectives include:

- Coordinate and project manage stock takes across all locations nationally 1-2 times per year or as required. Ensure that stock variances fall below 2% of total stock value. Fully investigate and confirmed stock discrepancies with the manager of that location, correct the variation in our inventory, and work with the manager to improve process so that similar discrepancies don’t occur in the future
- Audit, investigate, and rectify any inventory discrepancies in our ERP system as soon as they are identified
- Work with the internal Pricing team to update all current supplier price lists into the ERP system. This will involve creating new stock codes and updating existing ones. Price lists should be fully updated in the system within 2-3 months of receipt
- Work with the Product Development team to ensure the correct setup of stock codes for our Nau brand. This can include the creation of quoting tools such as component calculators
- Document and maintain our cost and sell price markups across all brands
- Define and model best practice for stock flow throughout all locations nationally. Work with locations managers nationally to roll out this best practice to all stores

 

The above list is not exhaustive and the role may change to meet the overall objectives of the company.

 

Other Duties

Fulfil other duties as required by management and other department personnel as requested 


Required qualities


- Excellent attention to detail
- Influential communication skills
- Professional approach
- Methodical and thorough
- Self sufficiency
- Persuasive communication skills
- Pro-active
- Tenacity
- Strategic thinking
- Analytical thinking
- Systematic approach to problem solving
- Quick to adapt to change
- Willing to lead by example
- Results focused
- Organisational and time management skills

 

Experience & Qualifications

- Related work experience
- Relevant commercial experience in a similar role within a similar industry required


Skills & competencies

- Service Focused: Committed to providing world-class customer service to internal and external stakeholders across all channels – written, phone, and face-to-face

- Communication: The ability to communicate clearly and concisely, varying communication style depending on the audience. The ability to sway and influence stakeholders to better meet the objectives of the business

- Attention to detail: Excellent attention to detail in all facets of work. Clearly understands the link between accuracy of data and profitability of the business

- Commerciality: Ability to apply knowledge in a practical, commercial manner

- Teamwork: Willingness to assist and support others as required and get on with team members

- Time Management / Organisation: Accomplish objectives effectively within time frame given, and carry out administrative duties within portfolio in an efficient and timely manner


Personal attributes

- Professional approach
- Confident manner
- Positive approach to change 


Other

- Knowledge of inventory management systems
- Experience with a range of ERP and stock management software (desirable)
- Microsoft Office

 

This job description serves to illustrate the scope and responsibilities of the post and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of duties. You will be expected to perform other job related tasks requested by management and as necessitated by the development of this role and the development of the business.


For further details please call Joshua Gallant on 02 8062 6014 or email your CV to joshua@cultdesign.com.au.