Post Date: 05/28/2019
Close Date: 06/30/2019
Financial Analyst - Sales Support
Come join the Tillamook Team where our philosophy is “Dairy Done Right.” As an independent farmer-owned cooperative, we have been guided by good, honest values since 1909. We believe in putting quality over profit, natural over artificial, and that hard work can never be outsmarted. We’re taking a stand for real food, because everyone deserves better.
What does real food mean to you? Is your favorite dish a cheesy casserole? Perhaps a decadent and indulgent ice cream? Either way, your identification with food is important to us. People who fit well here at Tillamook have a commitment to quality in everything they do. Our team members understand our vision, contribute to our mission, thrive on innovative thinking, hard work and good, honest values.
Our team members understand our vision, contribute to our mission, thrive on innovative thinking, hard work and good, honest values. We live by these shared values: We are Good Stewards, We believe in Uncompromising Quality, We work as One Team, We Play to Win, and We Genuinely Care for each other.
What you will do:
The Financial Analyst (Sales Support) is a key member of the Finance Team and must handle multiple assignments in a fast-paced environment with some direct interaction with Senior Management. This role will partner with the Sales analysis team to assess the financial impact of key business decisions and alternatives. This will be done via developing a variety of analytical models to create significant insight into the strategic and tactical opportunities and challenges, aimed at improving and optimizing sales volume and trade spending.
Here’s a day in the life:
The Financial Analyst (Sales Support) is responsible for profitability and strategic opportunity analysis which includes but not limited to:
Monthly results analysis and commentary for management and board reporting
Company level forecast analysis on key revenue reduction areas (Trade Spending, Slotting, Allowances, etc)
Annual budget process support for Trade Spending and Channel / Customer mix impacts
Key Sales Support role
Perform analysis on forecasted volume and trade spending to determine impact from Channel / Customer mix on financial forecast and key trade spending metrics
Support completion of post promotional analysis on trade promotions to develop recommendations for optimizing base and promotional pricing to maximize net sales and margin.
Update and deliver customer and channel level profitability analysis with view into product segment
Support build and update on monthly pricing models
Support Customer Development Team with adhoc analysis
BRANDED SALES SUPPORT:
Support volume and trade spending forecast
Analysis of impacts related to Channel / Customer mix and Product Category / Segment mix
Strategy and opportunity analysis support
Channel based pricing models
Reporting including post promotional analysis and reporting optimization
Profitability analysis at Customer / Channel level
NONBRANDED SALES SUPPORT:
Monthly and mid-month reporting on volume
Monthly gross margin analysis (category / product / customer)
Strategy and budgeting support
Customer meeting support through analysis and insights
Adhoc analysis projects
This role will work closely with the Director of FP&A, Manager of FP&A and the Sales analysis team to develop a portfolio of analysis to assist with decision making and financial analysis of monthly and annual results.
Skills you’ll need:
A bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration with an emphasis on accounting/finance is required; an MBA is a plus
3-5 years of experience in profitability, trade and pricing analysis is required.
3-5 years of Consumer Packaged Goods experience is preferred; Experience working with and evaluating IRI data or Nielsen data analysis is a plus.
ERP and systems experience is required.
Utilizes a computer with intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including PowerPoint and Outlook.
Advanced Excel skills and strong system skills are required.
Industry leading benefit and reward programs:
We offer outstanding benefits to our employees. For more information, please visit the careers page: www.tillamook.com/careers
We are committed to creating a diverse culture and inclusive conditions where all employees are heard, valued and feel a sense of belonging. We rely on different perspectives, thoughts, backgrounds and cultures to inform our work, to help us be better as a brand and as an employer and to fuel our success. We are seeking talent from a wide range of diversity, perspectives and backgrounds to join our exceptional organization and help us build our future.
Tillamook County Creamery Association (TCCA) is a Drug-Free Workplace. EEO/AA