Financial Analyst - Sales Finance in San Leandro CA

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Ghirardelli Chocolate Company
Financial Analyst - Sales Finance
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San Leandro CA
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Job Types:
Analyst, Financial Analyst, Sales Support
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Scope of Responsibilities

  • Execute, improve, and automate the recurring and ad-hoc performance reporting and forecasting.
  • Support the sales team as a super user of the trade promotion management system. Ensure the timely release of event plans and proper planning.
  • Assist in the customer budgeting process, including analysis of volume and trade spending.
  • Deliver insightful reporting and analysis to ensure accurate customer forecasting of both volume and trade spend.
  • Support month end close process for Sales Finance team.
  • Provide clear visibility into actual trade promotion funding verse spending by customer.
  • Perform ROI analyses highlighting opportunities to optimize tactics, depth and frequency of events, and to assess the effectiveness of event planning and execution.
  • Provide ad-hoc decision support work for Sales Team, VP of Sales, and Manager of Sales Finance.
  • Serve as a business partner to the trade accounting team, providing reporting that assists in the proper accrual of trade liabilities.
  • Support the Senior Finance Analyst and Manager of Sales Finance in developing a strong financial partnership with the Sales organization.

  • Strong analytical skills and capability of interpreting financial implications of strategic decisions.
  • Drive to deliver results, with a high degree of personal initiative and self-leadership
  • Cross-functional collaboration with business partners and the ability to influence the outcome of decisions.
  • Fun and energetic approach to work and the ability to inspire and collaborate.

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