Sr. Business Financial Administrator
Advantage Solutions
 Eden Prairie, MN

Summary

Senior Business Financial Administrator

At our Company, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses! We are seeking a highly dynamic Senior Business Financial Administrator (SBFA) to be 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. This role will also support and resolve administrative activities by maintaining communication flow and serving as liaison to Business Manager.

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What we offer:

  • Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Training and Career Development
  • Generous Paid Time-Off

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.
  • Assist Business Financial Administrator as necessary on researching and clearing of deductions.

Qualifications:

  • High School or GED or equivalent experience is required; Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience is preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in administration, customer service and/or sales accounting
  • Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment
  • 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 applicable federal, state and local laws including Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) Ordinances. 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.