Feb 14, 2019

Senior Financial Commercial Analyst

  • CSM Bakery Solutions
  • Tucker, GA, US, 30328

Job Description

Senior Financial Analyst

Position Profile:

Business partnering the multi channel commercial/sales team on all customer facing financial matters, primarily through the provision of sound analysis, pricing and tradespend recommendations, thereby enabling effective decision making and profitability maximization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with the commercial team to provide solid financial acumen on ongoing projects, ensuring integrity of data
  • Provides recommendations on pricing levels, for strategic bids/tenders on both existing portfolio and new product developments.
  • Assists with tradespend analysis and control and providing recommendations to the commercial team tailored to suit needs.
  • Performing post evaluation exercises, and subsequently making recommendation on necessary corrective actions
  • Assists with analyzing the impact of future commodity positions and provide consequential pricing recommendations
  • Assists with ongoing process development and improvements to maximize efficiency
  • Analyzes sales, financial, costing and operational data and extracts and defines relevant information

    Interprets data for the purpose of determining the root causes of past sales, financial, costing and operational performance

  • Assembles spreadsheets and draws charts and graphs used to illustrate reports
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management


    Experience / Skills: 


  • Team Skills:  Ability to work independently and within a group setting
  • Time Management:  Prioritize tasks and time effectively and efficiently.
  • Continuous Improvement:  Ability to seek improvement opportunities within area of responsibility
  • Professionalism & Relationships:  Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism and customer service
  • Keep highly confidential information secure.
  • Excellent computer skills (Excel, Access/relational database, PowerPoint)
  • Experience with an Enterprise Resource Planning system (ERP) such as LX, SAP, Oracle, JD Edwards, etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills.
  • Analytical problem solver with ability to recommend solutions
  • Proactive and creative thinker, willing to think 'outside the box'
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks at once
  • Line operational finance experience a plus
  • Demonstrated experience as a Financial/Business Analyst
  • 5+ years of experience in a multinational/international company or strategy consulting practice.



    Required:  Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business or related field

  • Preferred:  MBA


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