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Financial Assistant Analyst

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois, 60661
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

Terrific 12+ months contract opportunity in Chicago Illinois for a Financial Assistant Analyst. Will provide entry and verification support for Sales' customer trade execution plans.
 
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Monitor events processed through new SAP interface from Sales-managed Sales Planner and complete any exception entry required in SAP Trade Promotion Management.
  • Analyze customer event changes within Sales-managed Sales Planner and execute necessary updates within SAP Trade Promotion Management.
  • Develop understanding of sales sell-in calendars and contracts to ensure financial records match sold-in promotional details.
  • Develop company specific financial skills in SAP, BPC, and Excel to support accurate and effective communications to Sales and Sales Finance, and, promote future career progression.
  • Build positive working relationships with Sales Customer Managers; communicate contract exceptions via weekly calls/emails. Work requires leveraging Intermediate Excel skills, written communication and analytic skills to identify and obtain timely resolution of event variances by NAN/ GAT Sales team members.
  • Develop BeX/BW bi-weekly SAP transaction reports to Sales Finance Analysts to initiate approval of financial trade accruals.
  • Monitor and support downstream needs of our Customer Financial Service partners.
 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree Required (Finance or Accounting preferred).
  • 1+ years of finance analyst experience.
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to translate analytical findings into actionable solutions and processes.
  • Ability to function well in a team corporate environment.
  • Solid demonstration of corporate finance and accounting standards sufficient to support daily decisions, and career progression.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to manage information gathering requests.
  • Results oriented with the ability to complete assignments in a timely manner.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel with the ability to quickly learn SAP CRM/BW software applications.
  • Aptitude to work with minimal supervision.
  • Detail-oriented; organized in approach and in document maintenance.
 
If this sounds like the perfect fit, Apply Today!