This position performs financial analysis, reporting and forecasting for the Direct Store Delivery (DSD) Northeast Region. Position is located in Avenel, NJ and reports directly to the Finance Manager, Commercial Finance Northeast Region. Responsibilities: Provide timely and accurate weekly/monthly reporting and analysis on actual performance versus plan, forecast and prior year performance. Analyze financial reports in order to identify risk and opportunities that require senior management s attention. Preparation and distribution of Northeast Region KPI reporting. Maintain forecast models for volume, revenue and expenditure increases/decreases. Provide cause of change explanations of variances, and evaluate profit & loss trends. Assist with the annual and quarterly performance review of Independent Operators and Sub-Distributors. Provide ad-hoc reports and assist with special projects as requested by management. Conduct and/or participate in routine meetings with various Commercial Business Partners, Marketing Development Managers and Revenue Growth Management.
Skills: Strong analytical and technical skills - must be able to model business requirements and prepare \"what-if\" analysis. Good understanding of business processes and analysis tools. Ability to work with large data sets. Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills. Able to manage projects across multiple departments with little supervision. Ability to continuously improve processes, reporting and visual management to allow management to make effective decisions. Ability to act quickly in situations of ambiguous direction or change of direction Candidate must be a self-starter, have solid broad-based finance skills and must possess strong leadership and teamwork skills. Qualifications: Bachelor degree in Accounting/Finance or related field. Minimum 4 years of finance experience. Financial forecasting and planning experience and Consumer Package Goods (CPG) industry experience preferred. Solid knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other MS office applications; SAP, TM1, Anaplan, Salient, and BW could be beneficial. Associated topics: analyst, bi, business, business intelligence, financial reporting analyst, government, investment analyst, investment fund, legal, monitor
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