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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. , based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.
Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. C&S Wholesale Grocers is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.
As a Financial Analyst in Independent Finance, you will perform analysis on business development opportunities, support strategic business decisions, primarily centering around assessing new business, with both new & existing customers and contract negotiations. Responsibilities also include prepare and communicate reporting and analysis for sales and finance groups, execute the preparation and reporting of annual budgets and quarterly forecasts.
Prepare proforma financial statements to determine impact of potential supply transactions and changes in current agreements when renegotiating term.
Work cross-departmentally to gather data and develop assumptions to build analysis.
Analyze business proposal financials and evaluate potential profit and/or costs to ensure C&S will profit from the potential opportunity.
Understand details of contracts or other agreements in order to apply to analysis.
Work with sales team to facilitate opportunities.
Identify and develop efficiencies with current proforma process and make improvements.
Work independently to drive the processes
Create presentations as needed describing business opportunity and financial assessment
Maintain new business tracking to support periodic reporting of teams KPI’s
Prepare periodic reports including weekly, monthly and quarterly and ad hoc reporting as requested by management
Document and maintain standard operating procedures for job function
Partner with sales teams and Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) to develop and report annual budgets and quarterly forecasts for Independent & Specialty sectors, including
Manage planning formats and plan preparation with sales groups, ensuring targets are met
Load planning data into Hyperion planning tool and ensure correct and consistent representation in planning and reporting environments
Develop and provide analysis throughout planning processes to sales teams to enable internal understanding and effective presentation to company leadership
Be main point of contact with FP&A and general accounting regarding explanation of variances versus plans and prior year
Optimize use of Hyperion reporting and planning system environments including
Develop and extract plan data, extract actual data and present information in most efficient and helpful way to understand performance and aid decision making
Represent function and implement changes in case of system enhancement or implementation
Assist senior director in optimization of manual and systems processes
Assess Hyperion reporting and planning processes in order to automate and standardize tasks, implement changes as necessary
Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance or a related field required
Minimum of two years of applicable experience, including understanding key accounting principles
Demonstrated proficiency in Excel and Powerpoint; experience with financial systems and software (e.g. Hyperion, Financial reporting system) preferred
C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.