Senior Manager, Commercial Finance in Bentonville, AR at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 1/18/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


AR Bentonville (A St.)

Job Type:

Finance Planning / Analysis

Job Posting Title:

Senior Manager, Commercial Finance

Job Description:

This role is a key position that is responsible for providing commercial finance guidance and supporting consistent planning and analysis best practices to meet both short-term and long-term financial and strategic business objectives.  Provide leadership and direction on process improvement opportunities to formalize and standardize the business and drive efficiencies.  This role requires significant collaboration with Customer Sales, Division Finance and Operations Finance partners.  This role will also manage direct reports.

Position Responsibilities

  • Finance lead supporting customer sales team leadership
  • Manage integrated business planning process for Plan/Forecast cycles
  • Overall planning execution and financial management of trade spending
  • Drive insights with activity-based cost to serve model within customer teams
  • Manage reporting packages, analytical tools, KPI Scorecards, forecast/budget/planning reviews, customer hierarchies, SOX audit controls, and ad-hoc analysis and support.
  • Evaluate impact of volume, product & customer mix, pricing, and changes in depth of trade spend on sales forecast & P&L.
  • Manage sales administrative activities, including customers’ rebate agreements accruals, SG&A expenses, broker commissions, slotting, and TPM sales planning discipline.
  • Develop presentations in support of Division and/or Customer reviews.
  • Team player and contributor on customer/division initiatives
  • Provide thought leadership on process improvement opportunities to streamline and formalize processes to drive consistency in practice and overall efficiency

Position Qualifications

  • BS Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or Economics with 8+ years of experience
  • Relevant experience to include advanced pricing analytics and P&L understanding
  • Very good organizational and communication skills with the ability to influence decisions
  • Excellent Excel and data manipulation skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Very good planning, project management, process improvement skills
  • Comfortable working in fast paced environment with tight deadlines

Preferred Qualifications

  • Managing direct reports
  • Previous financial experience in CPG / Manufacturing environment
  • Experience with SAP, BPC, and/or BI
  • High level of understanding of commodity markets, logistics, or costing in a CPG environment is a plus
  • Syndicated Data experience — IRI, AC Nielsen, etc.
  • MBA

Travel Requirements:

  • This position can be located in Bentonville, AR and will require some travel to our corp office in Oak Brook, IL. If this position is located in Oak Brook, IL travel to Bentonville, AR will be approximately 50%.

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


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