Finance Analyst

Pompeian Olive Oil
Baltimore, MD
Sep 30, 2022
Oct 03, 2022
Analyst, Finance
Full Time
Pompeian Olive Oil Baltimore based since 1906, Pompeian, Inc. is the leading national brand of olive oil, best-selling vinegars and cooking sprays. Pompeian imports olive oils from a wide network of manufacturers, sourcing the best qualities from South America, Europe and North Africa. This position is eligible for competitive health, dental and vision benefits, vacation programs, HRA programs, mental health benefits, and 401k participation with excellent matching opportunities. Job Summary: Pompeian Olive Oil is currently hiring for a Finance Analyst. This role will focus on furthering the development of the Commercial Finance function and Supply Chain expense optimization. Working alongside the Sales Finance Manager, the Analyst will collaborate with Sales, Marketing, Accounting, and Supply Chain teams to ensure proper tracking of promotions, analyze forecasting, consolidate and analyze supply chain cost and develop efficient use of trade funds amongst other ad hoc requests. This is a hybrid role with room for growth and opportunity. Job Responsibilities: Finance Analyst will use existing Trade Fund planning tools (Blue Planner), work directly with sales Business Unit Managers to provide analysis and approval on trade investments Analyst will build detailed price and cost justifications for new Pompeian branded items while partnering with Sales Finance Manager serving as a financial advisor to the sales team, ensuring continued market share growth Finance Analyst will perform post promotional analysis to determine Return on Investment (ROI) and recommend changes within the business Finance Analyst will concisely present data/analysis and clearly articulate insights and recommendations to influence future promotions and use trade analytics (promotion ROI analysis) to ensure efficient allocation of trade spend Support the Inbound and Outbound logistics teams with the goal of improving accuracy of costing in ERP system (M3) and aid in reducing detention, demurrage, and other expenses across the Supply Chain Review current sales Forecast and Budget to ensure it is planned in line with trends and promotional strategy and provide insight to improve accuracy Assist with Private Label bids including cost builds, approved logistics costs, review pricing prior to submissions and entering bids in coordination with Private Label Sales Manager Develops proforma financial models upon request to evaluate Sales and Marketing activity Review cost center spending versus budget/forecast for both Sales and Marketing Lead Ad-Hoc projects to enhance Pompeian s growth and improve work efficiencies Position Requirements: Bachelors degree in Finance or Accounting or related discipline 2-3 years of progressive related work experience in Accounting or Finance related role Ability to partner with key personnel across Sales, Marketing, & Supply Chain functions Familiarity with CPG, retail grocery industry customer base preferred Strong working knowledge of computer systems and software applications Able to prioritize multiple tasks with a keen eye for details and a passion to produce results Ability to trouble shoot and develop solutions Strong interpersonal and communication skills **Pompeian requires all newly hired staff to be fully vaccinated (or be willing to be fully vaccinated) against COVID-19. If selected, you will be required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Requests for reasonable accommodations for medical or religious reasons will be considered in accordance with applicable law. If you have questions regarding this requirement, including how to request an accommodation, please contact the HR department directly. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 3 - 5 years Salary: $70,000 - $80,000 Annual Bonus/Commission: Yes