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US Sales & Trade Marketing Controller, VMS

Want to make this the start of something beautiful? As a US Sales & Trade Marketing Controller, VMS with RB, you’ll have the freedom to ensure that we, our vendors and our customers are all part of the same team.

 

US Sales & Trade Marketing Controller, VMS

Parsippany, New Jersey 

Competitive Salary & excellent benefits package

 

SUMMARY 
Commercial Finance support position responsible for all aspects of financial control and business partnership with Sales and Trade Marketing.  

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITES

  • Partner with Sales Director and Trade Marketing Directors Team to “own” the brand and customer P&L
  • Understand and influence drivers of all P&L buckets in support of division objectives, challenge assumptions and drive adjustments as needed
  • Obtain & provide clarity when numbers are off trend and work with Directors to course correct
  • Ensure attainment of financial and stretch objectives as committed
  • Ensure the necessary accounting controls and policies are followed
  • Focus on Gross Margin Variance Analysis and identify opportunities to support and drive the earnings model
  • Explain and validate all customer by brand fluctuations on actuals and forecast basis
  • Drive the analytical support (pre and post event) for trade spend, Marketing and other investments with resulting ROIs
  • Validation of global targets, definition of US targets, ad-hoc and forward looking of Net Revenue targets per unit
  • Work in partnership with Trade Marketing, Marketing and Sales giving consistency in the pricing review and target setting
  • Return on Investment (ROI) analysis from a sell in point of view and sell out
  • Advice best practices and add value giving financial evidences to support strategical decisions
  • Add financial input in Local Success Models and promotional strategy
  • Manage Shopper Marketing spend for the brands and ensure tight management of the budget
  • Special projects, as needed

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • BS degree in Finance or Accounting, MBA and/or CPA and/or CMA a plus
  • 5 years financial experience in Finance or Planning and Analysis
  • Ability to operate in a highly focused, entrepreneurial environment and expected to challenge and influence business decisions based on fact-based information and meaningful analytics
  • Interpersonal and entrepreneurial skills to allow for mutual understanding of problems and development of cooperative solutions
  • Ability to interact face to face with senior management with confidence and credibility to achieve financial commitments
  • Ability to provide financial support and handle multiple tasks within an open and interactive environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong system direction and interaction (SAP, Microsoft Office)
Equality

In Return RB offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly global organisation.
RB is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by appropriate law. All hiring decisions are made based on merit, competence and business need.

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