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Sr Analyst, Finance-Pricing Execution

Location: 

Newark, CA, US, 90045

90045
Job Type:  Accounting & Finance
90045

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 15 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.

 

 

Key Accountabilities

This position is responsible for supporting the Customer Service and Customer Finance teams in the area of pricing. A close working relationship with various departments and in particular, the Sr. Manager of Pricing Execution, must be maintained in order to provide pricing discrepancy analysis and business insight on a daily basis.

 

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Analyze the daily price discrepancy report and present findings to key decision-makers
  • Coordinate with other departments to plan and implement pricing corrections
  • Create monthly pricing summarization report reflecting metrics (frequency of occurrences by customer, root cause, and the total net value)
  • Address issues and concerns raised by customer service team relating to pricing discrepancies
  • Prepare and present pricing analysis findings to executives of customer finance, customer development, and customer service
  • Research and identify root cause of pricing deductions and gather evidence to determine validity
  • Work closely with the Broker Commissions Supervisor to reconcile monthly broker commission files and ensure that commissions and sales incentive payments are being property calculated for all regional brokers
  • Investigated and resolved any discrepancies on commission calculations
  • Recommend changes and updates to company executives
  • As time permits, provide support to the Sr. Manager, including but not limited to, assisting with audit requirements, reprinting invoices and retrieving archived documents
  • Continuous focus on process improvement and make recommendations to improve department efficiency
  • Other tasks/projects as assigned

 

 

 

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s in Business, Accounting or Finance Degree highly preferred or equivalent relevant experience
  • Strong information systems aptitude; SAP experience highly desired; Exceptional Microsoft office skills including V-lookups, Pivot Tables, formula building and sorting of data
  • Minimum of 2 years related experience required; experience with A/R deductions highly desired
  • Self-reliant and proven ability to make independent decisions exercising good judgment
  • Highly motivated self-starter who can work well independently and in a team environment
  • Proven ability to multi task and take all assignments to closure
  • Demonstrated accuracy and attention to detail required
  • Professional with the ability to work with a wide range of individuals and subject matters
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Enthusiastic and proactive team player

 

 

 

 

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.