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Posted January 12th

National Commercial Finance Analyst

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Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits

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Distributor

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Posted January 12th

National Commercial Finance Analyst

Job Description

Provide analytically, and systems support to the National/Regional Finance team. Responsible for building tools and reports to support financial planning and analysis for the commercial teams.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Compile data from a variety of sources to analyze issues and providing reports on key business KPIs
• Deliver accurate and timely commercial finance reports and other business intelligence essential to the commercial organization
• Lead analytical efforts and development of tools, decision documents, and strategic frameworks
• Conduct research to uncover key issues, benchmarks, and best practices and synthesize findings into recommendations for optimal business solutions
• Support development of the annual sales plan (volume/revenue/gross profit) for inclusion in the overall Regional & Corporate Financial Plan
• Assist management in developing and reviewing the sales budget and rolling sales forecast including sales to budget variance analysis
• Support the analysis of pricing and promotional activities to drive effective use of trade spend
• Provide analytical support to corporate and regional teams as required for supplier reviews, quarterly business reviews, and on-going business performance management
• Manage multiple projects simultaneously and deliver timely results to a high standard
• Perform other job-related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications
• Bachelors degree plus three years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
• Two years of financial analysis experience in a corporate environment; preferably a consumer goods industry
• Knowledge of finance and accounting practices, financial analysis, and reporting; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations

Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications
• Knowledge of and ability to read, interpret and draw accurate conclusions from financial and numerical material
• Knowledge of using processes, tools, and techniques for exploring, reporting and evaluating alternative financial scenarios, and results
• Attention to detail with a strong desire to deliver value-added support, strong follow-up skills, independent decision-maker
• Strong technical and analytical skills with demonstrated ability to aggregate, model, assess, and provide insights from multiple commercial and financial data sets, e.g. syndicated data (Nielsen / IRI), sales history, and financial data
• Quantitative skills in working with financial and statistical data
• Strong planning and organizational skills necessary to coordinate the workload around multiple assignments and competing priorities
• Ability to independently prioritize and advance individual tasks and multi-phase projects
• Experience in a sales and distribution organization involving multiple SKU's
• Self-starter with developed planning and organizational skills necessary to coordinate workload around multiple assignments and competing priorities
• Strong communication skills - written, verbal, persuasion, motivation, facilitation of strong working relationships
• Knowledge of MS Office Suite and software applications related to job function
• Demonstrated working knowledge of the capabilities of transaction and reporting systems including, but not limited to SAP, Business Objects, TM1, or other local systems
• Understanding of Tableau and Alteryx or similar tools preferred
• Excellent interpersonal, customer service, analytical/problem solving, problem management, presentation development, and presentation delivery skills

Physical Demands
• Physical demands include a considerable amount of time sitting and typing/keyboarding, using a computer (e.g., keyboard, mouse, and monitor), or adding machine
• Physical demands with activity or condition may occasionally include walking, bending, reaching, standing, and stooping
• May require occasional lifting/lowering, pushing, carrying, or pulling up to 20lbs
Location
Florida