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Cricket Australia: Commercial Analyst (Deadline – Sep 28)

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Cricket Australia  
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Posted: 15 September 2021
Link to Apply:

About the job

  • Permanent role
  • Make an impact in a leading sporting organisation
  • Up to 5 extra days off a year

Cricket has been Australia’s favourite sport for over a century now.And as the central administrative body for the great game, it’s the people who work with us here at Cricket Australia who make that happen.

We’re over 100 years old now – and still not out!As we keep delivering cricket content to millions of fans around the country and globally, we’ve never been prouder of the role we play in bringing communities together.

You can play your part too.

Reporting to the Head of Finance, in this role you will be responsible for supporting key business decisions through analytical support for budgeting and forecasting processes, as well as commercial analysis for key commercial decisions including major procurement tenders and venue hire agreements.

Our purpose is to unite and inspire communities through Cricket, and the successful candidate will play in integral role in maximizing the long-term sustainable revenue of Cricket Australia to drive investment in the game.

About The Role

We are looking for a proactive and talented analytics professional who can apply their business knowledge to support our team in leveraging commercial metrics, and use their proficiency in this space to formulate data-driven insights that support the long-term growth of the organisation.

Specifically, You Will Be Responsible For

Budgeting, Forecasting and Reporting Support:

  • Update forecast models on a monthly basis to support board and Executive team reporting.
  • Support budget consolidation, reconciliation and uploads.
  • Produce supporting schedules for key budget / forecast focus areas.
  • Driving improvements in the budgeting and forecasting processes.
  • Other ad hoc analysis to support Head of Finance as required.

Procurement Tender Assessment Support

  • Prepare and present financial modelling and analysis of procurement tender submissions to support major supplier negotiations on behalf of Australian Cricket.
  • Track benefits of procurement negotiations and ensure reflected in forecast / budgets.
  • Develop and proactively review procurement major deals pipeline.

Broadcast And Commercial Analytical Support

  • Provide modelling and commercial analysis to support negotiation of Venue Hire Agreements, New Venues and Venue redevelopments.
  • Provide commercial analysis relating to ticketing and match revenues.


  • Support tracking and reconciliation of season biosecurity costs.

About You

To succeed in this role, you will have:


  • Business degree

Essential Skills And Experience

  • Experience in financial modelling and analysis
  • Experience in budgeting and forecasting
  • High level of commercial acumen and curiosity
  • Ability to present complex financial information and recommendations in a concise, impactful way
  • Strong influencing and interpersonal skills
  • Great team player – willingness to be involved in supporting a range of different commercial objectives

Sound like you? Let’s do this!

Cricket’s a sport for all Australians and our workplace reflects that.Your age, gender, sexual orientation, disability or religion won’t impact whether or not you’re part of the team.It’s your drive to do great work that’ll help you shine.At Cricket we are committed to providing a safe environment for everyone involved in our sport including children.

We work flexibly and offer extensive employee benefits including a range of discounts from fashion and travel to groceries and electronics! Salary packaging options and discounts with our corporate partners.We also have an extra 5 days off a year!

If you want to learn more about how we play then apply now – we are looking forward to meeting you!

Please submit your resume & cover letter outlining your experience meeting the key criteria by midnight on Tuesday 28 September 2021.


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