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Advantage Solutions Finance and Reporting Analyst - Remote in United States

Summary

Financial Analyst

The Financial Analyst position is responsible for complete preparation of financial statements, (actual forecasting and budgeting) which includes but not limited to; coding AP invoices, gathering information/preparation of journal entries, putting together financial statements, management reporting packages, balance sheet reconciliations, and work closely and liaise with other departments in the company.

Responsibilities

Advantage Sales and Marketing LLC dba Advantage Solutions is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. Advantage Solutions services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

Position Summary

The Financial Analyst position is responsible for complete preparation of financial statements, (actual forecasting and budgeting) which includes but not limited to; coding AP invoices, gathering information/preparation of journal entries, putting together financial statements, management reporting packages, balance sheet reconciliations, and work closely and liaise with other departments in the company.

Essential Job Duties

Accounts Payable

• Review and approve vendor invoices daily, issue weekly check runs, upload and download check info to/from bank website, and prepare wire payments including review and posting of Accounts Payable batches

Period-end preparation of Financial statements and analysis (ensuring accuracy)

• Summarize current financial data by collecting information, preparing spreadsheets and reports, and creating journal entries (accruals); including variance analysis to forecast and budget. Review of Trade Spend (follow-up and deals with account management issues in a timely manner). Presenting financial results to Bellisio team

Forecasting (for full year) - done on a period basis (13 times/year).

• Includes gathering information, preparation of financial statement (full detail), providing variance analysis between forecasts and budget (level of forecasting is done at a period level, rolling up to a total for the year). Presenting results to Bellisio team

Budget

• Includes gathering information, preparation of financial statement (full detail), providing variance analysis between last forecast and budget (level of budget is done at a period level, rolling up to a total for the year)

All Balance Sheet Reconciliations – (Done on a period basis)

• Includes reviewing AR sub ledger and follow up on outstanding payments (ensure right parties are either resubmitting invoices or following up on payments) as well as testing Trade management accrual for reasonability of deductions still to be taken (important task given that trade represents 38% costs of Bellisio Gross Sales).

Additional Reporting Information

• Quarterly Customer Profitability (by product category), Customer/Product mix analysis

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports

  • This position does not have supervisory responsibilities

Indirect Reports

  • This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports

Travel and/or Driving Requirements

  • Travel and Driving are not essential duties and function of this job

Minimum Qualifications The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job

Education Level: (Required) Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Field of Study/Area of Experience: Accounting and/or Finance

  • 5+ of retail experience with associate management

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

• Financial Statement preparation and review

• Excellent time-management skills with demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects and deadlines

• Intermediate to advanced knowledge of accounting principles and procedures

• Intermediate to advanced PC skills (proficient in Excel)

• Excellent communication skills (oral and written)

• Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and administrative skills

• Able to work well under pressure

Environmental & Physical Requirements

Office / Sedentary Requirements

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.

Additional Information Regarding ASM Job Duties and Job Descriptions

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to race, nation or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy and childbearing), sexual orientation, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability or pardoned criminal convictions, or any other category protected by law.

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities.

The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Employee understands that neither the provision of the Job Description nor any representation in this document creates a guarantee or contract of employment for any specified period of time or changes the nature of Employee’s employment, which can only be modified in a writing signed by the CEO.

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

The Company welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations, accessible formats and communication supports upon request to persons with disabilities who take part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. If you require accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact: Recruiter, Talent Acquisition, for external applicants, or, a Supervisor for internal applicants

Job Locations US-N/A

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Primary Posting Location : Country US

Requisition ID 2022-421904

Position Type Full Time

Category Professional: (IT, Finance, Legal, HR, Talent Acquisition, Administrative, Customer Service)

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