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Senior Financial Analyst

Location: 

Newark, CA, US, 94560

94560
Job Type:  Accounting & Finance
94560

Aspire Bakeries is a North American baking company with a leadership position in specialty frozen baked goods. Formed from leading bakery companies, its innovative food portfolio includes breads, artisan breads, buns, cookies, donuts, muffins and pastries from beloved brands like La Brea Bakery®, Otis Spunkmeyer®, and Oakrun Farm Bakery®. With 14 bakeries in North America, we are committed to driving innovation, predicting upcoming consumer trends and flavors, and exceeding our customers’ expectations. Aspire Bakeries champions the values of Integrity, Ownership, Customer Focus, Creativity and Care to help us deliver on People Safety, Food Safety, Quality and Collaboration.

 

 

The Aspire Trade Claims Team is recruiting a financial analyst to calculate and process rebate and deviated billing payments in accordance with significant customer contracts on a timely and accurate basis.  This position will also be responsible for analyzing and reporting rebates expenses as well as related data to financial and business stakeholders.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Procure, interpret, and analyze customer-provided velocity (unit volume) reports and other source documentation/data and configure for processing.
  • Calculate/process rebate and deviated billing claims using ERP and related tools, prepare for approval and payment
  • Prepare necessary validations of data and calculations
  • Perform reconciliations and assist with the resolution of complex compliance, discrepancies, or data issues
  • Participate in rebate reporting and analytics
  • Develop effective business relationships with sales and customer counterparts to interpret contract terms, align calculation/processing efforts, work collaboratively to resolve issues.
  • Become and act as rebates subject matter expert, particularly with assigned contracts/accounts/relationship
  • Partner with Accounts receivable in achieving corporate DSO targets and resolving open collection issues
  • Develop ownership of processes and process enhancements.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in accounting, business, or a related field, or 1-5 years of working experience in relevant fields.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office Suite, particularly strong excel practices (including pivot tables, lookup functions, formulas, filtering, and use of the text import of formatted text data files).
  • Knowledge of general accounting practices and principles
  • Good interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Familiarity with sales contracts, ability to understand, analyze, interpret
  • Experience with SAP, Blacksmith Applications, or Tibersoft are plusses

 

Aspire Bakeries is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.