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Pricing & Trade Spend Analyst
Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Industry: Packaged Goods
Job Category: Financial
Years Experience: 1-2 Years
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: May 02, 2019
Job Location:

Toronto, ON
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Job Description

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Reporting to the Manager, Financial Planning, the Pricing & Trade Spend Analyst will be responsible for all the administrative duties in the Finance team supporting the Sales Department, reviewing selected customer accounts and ensuring accuracy of trade spend. The incumbent will also be responsible for month end duties and will support the budget process as required.

Key Responsibilities:

Trade Spend Management:

  • Setup and maintain all customer pricing and programs in JDE in an accurate and timely manner
  • Prepare monthly credit list and process credits in JDE
  • Manage Metro damage claims process
  • Liaise with Customer Service regarding pricing discrepancies and resolve issues with Sales or the Customer
  • Partner with the Sales team to review specified Customer accounts on a monthly and quarterly basis

Deductions:

  • Manage the day-to-day deductions process for a specified portfolio of customer accounts
  • Work closely with the Sales and Finance team to ensure deductions are properly coded
  • Investigate and validate customer deductions
  • Communicate with the customer and Sales team on unauthorized claims and ensure proper follow up is taken
  • Ensure compliance with policies and procedures for all transactions

Sales Reporting:

  • Manage the day-to-day deductions process for a specified portfolio of customer accounts
  • Work closely with the Sales and Finance team to ensure deductions are properly coded
  • Investigate and validate customer deductions
  • Communicate with the customer and Sales team on unauthorized claims and ensure proper follow up is taken
  • Ensure compliance with policies and procedures for every transaction performed

Process Improvement:

  • Identify process improvements to create efficiencies in setting up promotions and accruals in JDE
  • Participate in cross-functional projects to drive continuous improvement

Qualifications:

  • University degree in Business Administration or Commerce with a focus in Finance/Accounting
  • Working towards an accounting designation ( CMA, CPA or CGA)
  • 1-2 years’ experience within the finance function
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with JD Edwards, Trade Pro Management (TPM) & Cognos
  • Moderate understanding of accounting rules
  • Experience clearing and validating deductions
  • Ability to multi-task with strong organization skills

Lindt is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request. Please contact our Human Resources department for more information. We thank all those who apply, however, only selected candidates will be contacted.

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