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Trade/Financial Promotional Analyst

Warren Township, New Jersey, United States
June 13, 2019


Job Title: Trade/Financial Promotional Analyst

Location: Warren, NJ

Duration: 6 Months

This position is instrumental in ensuring adequate controls, strong management and tracking of trade spending to ensure we deliver on financial commitments. This role will serve as a key finance contact for Sales, Sales Finance, Business Service Centre and Customer Service teams in relation to the entry, maintenance and tracking of trade activities and processing of claims.

• Responsible for the timely, accurate, approved entry and maintenance of trade activities into CERPS TSM.

• Partnering with Sales / Sales Finance to ensure accuracy of forecast inputs and key change drivers.

• Maintaining a strong control environment through timely system entry and approvals to ensure accurate trade accruals and obtaining all necessary proof of performance documentation.

• Drive Sales results through strong verbal and written communication and issue resolution.

• Forge favourable strong working relationships with key constituents and cross functional partners (e.g. Sales, Sales Finance, Customer Finance Services).

• Aiding Sales Finance in trade spend variance analysis.

• Assist with the training and on-boarding of Sales personal related to the use of TSM.

• Assisting Sales Teams with the addition of new vendors in TSM system.

• Some ad-hoc projects will be required.

Position Requirements & Education:

• Undergraduate degree required; accounting or finance preferred.

• 1-2+ years of work experience in Sales Operations or Finance; Client experience preferred.

• Previous hands-on knowledge either of SAP or other integrated transaction processing system.

• Knowledge and or proven learning agility related to Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

• Possess initiative, customer focus and problem-solving skills.

• Ability to manage multiple time sensitive projects.

• Strong verbal and written communication skills.

• Ability to function well in a team environment.

• Demonstrated ability to work across the organization (e.g. Sales, Sales Finance, Customer Finance Services) to achieve desired results.

• Detail oriented, possessing the ability to understand multiple types of documentation