ASSOCIATE MANAGER OF SALES FINANCE
The Associate Manager of Sales Finance will design and implement various tools, processes and analytics that support the Business Unit Financial Pricing Managers efforts to provide fact based analytics that drive profitable volume
Individual is responsible for developing, implementing and managing the process associated with the annual plan and monthly forecast as it relates to the Business Unit and Corporate Sales department controllable items. These include volume, pricing, price promotions, tactical funds and sell expense.
This position will directly manage one Sales Finance Analyst with an additional focus on providing the Business Unit Financial Pricing Managers with process development, tools, analytics and data pulls as it relates to the monthly Business Unit financial package.
Other areas of responsibility include performing sales, volume, and budget analysis on a wide range of accounts.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide guidance to the Sales Finance Analyst resulting in processes, tools and analytics that support Business Unit and Corporate efforts to achieve financial objectives.
Develop, implement and manage the process associated with the annual plan and monthly forecast as it relates to the Business Unit and Corporate sales department controllable items.
Support the Business Unit Financial Pricing Managers with development of the monthly Business Unit financial package.
Provide analytics associated with specific accounts for total Crown P & L with Business Unit support (i.e. Gross Sales, Drives, CTF’s and Sell expenses)
Design and implement tools, processes and analytics that support the measurement of the sales department controllables. These tools should provide fact based analytics resulting in Business Unit decisions that drive profitable volume.
Provide Business Unit support / training as it relates to the day to day processes associated with price promotions, CTF’s and sell expenses.
Provide JD Edwards training / support for Business Unit personnel.
Create and communicate a comprehensive financial plan to Business Unit personnel.
Update personal knowledge on a continuous basis concerning the beverage alcohol industry, trends, forecasts, and internal and external influences on Crown Imports LLC for use in analysis and recommendations.
Perform additional duties and responsibilities as assigned by managers.
This position will report directly to the Director of Sales Finance.
KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
A Bachelor’s degree is required with a minimum of 5 – 10 years experience in a Finance/Accounting role. CPG industry experience preferred.
High proficiency in Excel and Power Point required
Hyperion/Essbase and JD Edwards experience a plus.
Previous experience supporting Business Units and Field Sales personnel a plus.
Analytical background and/or budget management experience is required.
Requires excellent interpersonal skills. Must be a team player with the ability to work with a variety of people at all levels.
Requires the ability to handle multiple projects and tight deadlines. Must be a proactive, self-starter and self-learner.
Must be able to function in a fast-paced environment and be able to adapt to rapidly changing priorities.
Requires excellent written and oral communications skills. Must have the ability to work and make decisions independently.
Requires passion for the beer industry