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Sales Finance Manager
Ref No.: 20-00338
Location: CT
Qualifications:
The Sales Finance Manager will help to drive decision-making, working as a business partner supporting the Sales organization. This position requires a full understanding of customer's business across all brands, including driving customer and business insights, leading monthly financial reporting, supporting forecasting process, understanding customer cost to serve and running promotion ROI analysis. Bachelors' degree, M.B.A. preferred Minimum of 6+ years of relevant experience, preferably in Client industry Proven ability to interpret and analyze financial statements, including P&Ls. Strong business analysis, financial modeling, and problem-solving skills required Trade Promotion Management system and SAP experience highly desirable Advanced proficiency with MS Excel and PowerPoint Ability to work collaboratively with all departments, management levels within the company Self-starter with ability to meet deadlines, possesses strong project management skills Results-oriented and committed to delivering high-quality work with high attention to detail Strong written, oral, and presentation communication skills

Responsibilities:
This role is also responsible for optimizing and ensuring promotional activities deliver on strategic objectives. Additional responsibilities include: Provide financial and strategic insights for both National and Retailer Brands. Lead financial reviews with sales team, assess and identify risks and opportunities. Play key role in Sales & Operational Planning process, driving key decisions and alignment for the volume forecast. Work cross-functionally, interacting with multiple functional areas including sales, net revenue management and finance. Develop and manage reporting to measure performance helping to drive visibility and accountability. Prepare P&Ls and ROI insights on customer promotional activities Provide financial analysis on an ad hoc basis. Continuously work to streamline, automate and improve processes. Work with field sales teams to identifies brand, market, and customer business opportunities and risks. Reviews customer-level volume and spend, challenges inaccuracies and inefficiencies where appropriate