The Sales Finance Manager is responsible for effectively managing a team of three analysts in support of sales and trade investments through analysis and financial modeling. This individual will lead the US Sales Finance team in planning, analyzing, and reporting of drivers of change for strategic accounts. This leader will work directly with Vice President of Sales, Sales Managers, and cross-functionally with department managers.
Sales Finance Manager - US
Team & Cross-functional Leadership:
Manage, coach, develop and grow team talent
Experience managing and successfully coaching multiple employees is required
Establish strong working interdepartmental relationships
Forecasting, Revenue, and Trade Planning Process, Analysis, and Optimization:
Lead annual revenue and trade planning processes for US Sales
Establish new forecasting capabilities, including tools and technology, and processes for revenue and trade expense management
Develop analysis and reporting of sales performance including key drivers and insights
Establish direct communication channel with and in support of Sales Managers
Build value-added financial models and processes in support of sales objectives
Responsible for driving processes that aid the accuracy of sales and trade forecasting partnering with Finance Department
Lead preparation and coordination of the annual sales and trade budgets, latest estimates and strategic plans across the US selling organization
Experience independently leading cross-functional projects to execute short, mid and long term results
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
Fulfill Storck Company Values; Passion, Belonging, and Growth
Other duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Experience managing and successfully coaching multiple employees is required.
Experience with financial modeling (intermediate or expert-level skills in Excel/PowerBI), analytics, reporting business performance, planning processes, ad hoc analysis, and project management required.
Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint) and ERPs systems required, SAP preferred.
Strong self-starter skills and inquisitive nature required.
Detail orientated with the demonstrated ability to multi-task required.
Excellent time management and organizational skills required.
Demonstrated leadership and teamwork experience required.
Solution oriented problem solver with strong communication skills (verbal and written) required.
Energetic and action oriented individual required.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in business (administration, accounting, or finance), as well as, a minimum of eight years of financial planning or relevant experience, CPG preferred.
Travel: Position may require up to 20% travel, including International
Working Conditions: Normal working conditions for an office environment in downtown Chicago, IL