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Advantage Solutions Financial Analyst in Irvine, California

Summary

Financial Analyst

At our Company, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses!We are looking for a dynamic Financial Analyst who will interface with Finance partners, resolving any budgeting, reporting, and software issues involving Comshare. There is a high amount of database maintenance and support for the Comshare Internet-based Finance server. Knowledge of operating systems and Internet procedures is vital to the smooth flow of data into the system. Support of marketing and sales staff vis-à-vis the budgeting process is extremely demanding during the deadline season.

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What we offer:

  • Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Training and Career Development

  • Generous Paid Time-Off

Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance of the Comshare BudgetPlus server as a whole as the basis for all budgeting and financial reporting for the Company nationwide with all its incumbent details.

  • Must possess strong problem-solving skills and application knowledge with the ability to analytically line out projects for the future evolution of Comshare.

  • Maintenance of the SQL Server platform which serves Comshare.

  • Provides support to all member Finance staff nationwide on budgeting issues and Comshare development.

  • Trains all necessary associates on Comshare utilization, which includes travel as necessary.

  • Supervises all data transfers to ensure the validity of data.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree inAccounting, Finance or equivalent job-related experienceis required

  • 10+ years of experience in Experience in Finance

  • 5-10 years of experience with budgeting for a large corporation;Experience with an organization of similar size (12,000+ employees)

  • Ability to provide financial support with the ability to travel and train national partners.

  • Understanding of the sales and marketing industry is preferred.

  • Working knowledge of General Ledger system and accrual accounting system

Responsibilities

The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

Position Summary

The Financial Analyst interfaces with Finance partners, resolving any budgeting, reporting, and software issues involving Comshare. There is a high amount of database maintenance and support for the Comshare Internet-based Finance server. Knowledge of operating systems and Internet procedures is vital to the smooth flow of data into the system. Support of marketing and sales staff vis-à-vis the budgeting process is extremely demanding during the deadline season.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintenance of the Comshare BudgetPlus server as a whole as the basis for all budgeting and financial reporting for the Company nationwide with all its incumbent details.

  • Must possess strong problem-solving skills and application knowledge with the ability to analytically line out projects for the future evolution of Comshare.

  • Maintenance of the SQL Server platform which serves Comshare.

  • Provides support to all member Finance staff nationwide on budgeting issues and Comshare development.

  • Trains all necessary associates on Comshare utilization, which includes travel as necessary.

  • Supervises all data transfers to insure validity of data.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports

Hires, retains, trains, coaches, guides, directs, and develops direct reports using company-wide processes, tools and resources

Indirect Reports

May delegate work of others and provide guidance, direction and mentoring to indirect reports

Travel and/or Driving Requirements

  • Travel is an essential duty and function of this job. Driving is not an essential duty or function of this job.

Minimum Qualifications

Education Level: (Required): Bachelor's Degree or higher in Accounting or Finance

Field of Study/Area of Experience: Experience with an organization of similar size (12,000+ employees)

  • 10+ years of experience in Experience in Finance

  • 5-10 years of experience with budgeting for a large corporation

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Experience working with Microsoft technologies (SQL Server database 2008 (or newer)

  • Must be familiar with operating systems utilizing Windows95 and higher

  • Ability to provide financial support with the ability to travel and train national partners.

  • Understanding of the sales and marketing industry is preferred.

  • Working knowledge of General Ledger system and accrual accounting system

  • Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent customer service orientation

  • Skill in supervising to include delegating responsibility, training and evaluating performance

  • Analytical and research Skills

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices, procedures and standards policy and procedure development techniques

  • Knowledge of laws and regulations applicable to federal and state tax codes

  • Ability to direct, lead, coach, and develop people

  • Ability to research and analyze data effectively

  • Demonstrated ability to provide cross-functional leadership

  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment

  • Knowledge of computerized information systems used in financial and/or accounting applications

Environmental & Physical Requirements

Office / Sedentary Requirements

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.

Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Job Locations US-CA-Irvine

Primary Posting Location : City Irvine

Primary Posting Location : State/Province CA

Primary Posting Location : Country US

Requisition ID 2021-401883

Position Type Full Time

Category Professional: (IT, Finance, Legal, HR, Talent Acquisition, Administrative, Customer Service)

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