American Standard

  • Manager, Commercial Finance

    Job Locations US-NJ-Piscataway
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Job ID
    2018-2380
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Finance
  • Overview

    Primary responsibility is to provide OMNI sales-channel financial support to the CSO along with driving improvements in forecasting and reporting processes.

    Responsibilities


    • Develop weekly commercial sales presentation:

      • Collect forecast inputs from sales channels (US Retail, US Trade, Canada, LatAm and Dominican Republic) and the Supply Chain Team

      • Consolidate and distribute pre-read report every Friday

      • Consolidate and distribute final report every Monday

      • Provide summary on key drivers



    • Financial sales support for Dominican Republic

      • Work with sales leader to develop monthly sales forecast by SKU

      • Provide sales forecast to Supply Chain and develop monthly P&L forecasts

      • Analyze price and program changes designed to drive volume in the local market

      • Participate in bi-monthly executive meeting to discuss improvements in local market and business results



    • Oversight of daily sales dashboard configuration to ensure it aligns with business needs

    • Finance support to CSO as required, including but not limited to:

      • Provide monthly actual and forecast P&Ls by Channel for the B&K businesses along with insight on key performance drivers

      • Establish KPIs and drives automation to move the organization toward data analytics to provide actionable insights versus reporting.

      • Ad hoc strategic project support as necessary, such as customer segmentation, distribution expansion, redistribution strategies, customer rankings, program and pricing changes, marketing mix modeling, etc.



    • Work cross-functionally to drive best practices and improvements in analytics and drive automation and consistency across channels, countries and functions

    • Support VP, FP&A on ad-hoc projects as needed

    Qualifications


    • Bachelor’s degree in Business/Finance/Accounting is required; an MBA is a preferred

    • Basic knowledge of accounting principles, CPA or CFA desired but not mandatory

    • Approximately 7-10 years of experience in Finance; experience in sales finance a plus

    • Excel proficiency, working with large volumes of data and pivot table modeling

    • Knowledge of SAP or similar ERP systems

    • Working knowledge of database systems

    • Experience with financial consolidations / analysis

    • Strong interpersonal skill; ability to build relationships with superiors, peers and subordinates across a large, complex organization

    • Entrepreneurial spirit, with a hands-on, roll-up-the-sleeves mentality and a structured and pragmatic approach

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