Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC dba Advantage Solutions

  • Sr. Business Financial Administrator

    Job Locations US-FL-Tampa
    Primary Posting Location : Address
    3922 Coconut Palm Drive, Suite 300
    Primary Posting Location : City
    Tampa
    Primary Posting Location : State/Province
    FL
    Primary Posting Location : Country
    US
    Requisition ID
    2018-175631
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Category
    Professional: (IT, Finance, Legal, HR, Talent Acquisition, Administrative, Customer Service)
  • Summary

    Sr. Business Financial Administrator

     

    The Sr. Business Financial Administrator (SBFA) is responsible for providing accurate and insightful data analysis on assigned clients. Working with the Business Development Manager (BDM), this role will be key to assisting with planning needs and promotional trade spends.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Plan, create and change promotional trade deals in client systems and works directly with the BDM
    • Use historical data to accurately forecast promotional trade plans
    • Assist BDM with new item presentations and account calls
    • Accurately reconcile event in client’s proprietary system and analyze spends with BDM

    Qualifications

    • (Required): High School/GED or Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
    • 5+ years of experience in administration, customer service and/or sales accounting
    • Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills
    • Analytical and research Skills
    • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers 

    Responsibilities

    The Company 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. The Company 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 Sr Business Financial Administrator (SBFA) is responsible for providing accurate and insightful data analysis on assigned clients. This position demonstrates knowledge and experience with client proprietary systems and the planning tools of assigned clients. The incumbent must create, edit and analyze data from client’s systems and helps to prepare presentations for account calls with the Business Development Manager (BDM). This role also independently takes ownership of projects and sees them to completion by effectively coordinating all of the necessary resources. Additionally, this position creates analyses and reports to assist the BDM with planning needs and promotional trade spends.

     

    Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

    • Plan, create and change promotional trade deals in client systems and works directly with the BDM
    • Use historical data to accurately forecast promotional trade plans
    • Assist BDM with new item presentations and account calls
    • Accurately reconcile event in client’s proprietary system and analyze spends with BDM
    • Support and resolve administrative activities by maintaining communication flow and serving as liaison to Business Manager
    • Assist Business Financial Administrator as necessary on researching and clearing of deductions
    • Client and Customer Interaction; understanding and communication of policies and procedures

    Supervisory Responsibilities

     

    Direct Reports

    This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports.

     

    Indirect Reports

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

     

    Travel and/or Driving Requirements

    Travel is an essential duty and function of this job. Driving is not an essential duty or function of this job.

    Travel up to 10 %

     

    Minimum Qualifications

    Education Level: (Required): High School or GED or equivalent experience

                                      

    Field of Study/Area of Experience:

    5+ years of experience in administration, customer service and/or sales accounting.

    Previous experience as a Financial Business Administrator

     

    Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

    • Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills
    • Excellent customer service orientation
    • Strong prioritization skills
    • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment
    • Ability to complete multiple duties with accuracy shifting from one to another with frequent interruptions and competing deadlines
    • Analytical and research Skills
    • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers

     

    Environmental & Physical Requirements

     

    Office / Sedentary Requirements

    Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.

     

    Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions

     

    Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This 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, subject to applicable law. 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.

     

    Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes.  Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).

    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 will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) Ordinance.  All of our positions require the satisfactory completion of a background check. Please be aware that acknowledging or having criminal convictions does not constitute an automatic bar to employment.  Factors including, but not limited to age and time of the offense, seriousness and nature of the violation, and rehabilitation will be taken into account.

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