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AR Specialist Trade Spend Analyst

Company: Cerelia Bakery Canada LP
Location: Columbus
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Position SummaryAs a AR Specialist - Trade Spend you will administer credit notes for customer deals, aid the Sales Department and the Credit department. Help identify, analyze and process all Sales spend.Primary Responsibilities

  • Analyze and process customer deductions and manage all communications regarding all trade deductions
  • Manage outstanding open deductions to ensure deductions are cleared with credits
  • Consistent coordination and communication with the Sales team through daily interaction, to ensure all promotional activities for the period are captured and accounted for in the financial statements (completeness of trade spend).
  • Work with the Accounts Receivable ("AR") team to ensure deductions are properly applied to promotion accrual and follow-up with AR Specialists or Sales teams as required to ensure deductions are cleared appropriately on a timely basis
  • Process credit notes in multiples subsidiaries associated to Sales spend.
  • Assist in analysis of accruals and accounting for promotional trade spend with customers.
  • Prepare monthly reports and reconciliations by customer and provide feedback to Management
  • Understand and ensure policies and procedures are adhered to
  • Meet month end close and project timelines
  • Provide process improvements within areas of responsibility and actively participate in new system implementations and upgrades planned
  • Provide ad hoc analysis
  • Perform special projects and information requests as assigned
  • Other role related duties as assignedRequirementsDesired
    • Diploma or Degree in Business or Accounting or 4 years related experience in leu of degree
    • Minimum 3 years directly within trade spend would be an asset
      • Food Service / Retail Industry Experience: brings a thorough, yet modern approach to food services and/or retail, ideally a proven and well-respected entity in the grocery and / or food manufacturing industry.
      • Must be comfortable working in an entrepreneurial spirited, fast-paced and changing workplace environment with a desire to make a strong impact on the business.
      • Strong computer skills with Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Workday
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
      • Enthusiastic learner and proactive individual with the ability to effectively manage various projects concurrently.
      • Strong time management and organizational skills. A results-oriented individual with excellent problem solving and organizational skills and the ability to multi-task and deliver high-quality results within specified time frames.
      • Attention to detail and analytical skills, ability to prioritize and make judgments, and a sense of urgency will be important to the candidate's success.
      • Must have the ability to work in a team environment as well as independently.
      • Must have excellent initiative, be a self-starter with a keen attention to details.Core Competencies Leadership Behaviors
        • Drive High Performance: Establish clear accountability for outcomes. Stays focused and discipline in planning and execution. Takes initiatives to overcome challenges. Celebrates wins and acts with urgency to keep momentum.
        • Collaborate: Works as One Team. Builds relationships and makes commitments to others and follows through. An active listener who understands and communicates openly while engaging in healthy debate. Supports and execute decisions when they are made.
        • Innovate: challenge the status quo by pro-actively identify opportunities to make things better. Encourages team to share best practices, be creative and try new things. Experiments, incorporates learning and adjusts as needed. Acts with speed and agility while accepting and learning from failure.
        • Can-do attitude: has a pragmatic view on reality while understanding the challenges and perspectives across the organization. Pro-actively and easily connects with the customers, factories and the different stakeholders. Acts like an owner by providing ready-to-go solutions.
        • Accuracy and attention to detail: ability to digest high amount of information to transform into actionable insights to drive business development, with a mindset of value generationPowered by JazzHRFkR6EBjExI

Keywords: Cerelia Bakery Canada LP, Columbus , AR Specialist Trade Spend Analyst, Professions , Columbus, Ohio

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