Senior Pricing Analyst - Margin Management in Oak Brook, IL at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 8/7/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time

Location:

IL Oak Brook

Job Type:

Finance Planning / Analysis

Job Posting Title:

Senior Pricing Analyst - Margin Management

Job Description:

This role is a key position that is responsible for providing pricing guidance and supporting consistent pricing practices to meet both short-term and long-term financial and strategic business objectives.  This role requires significant collaboration with our Business Units and functional partners.  This role will allow a problem solver with high learning agility to get a well-rounded Margin Management experience.

Position Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the Business Units (BU’s) and functional groups (Sales, Marketing, Cost Accounting, Supply Chain, etc.) to build cohesive pricing strategies needed to meet both short-term and long-term financial and business objectives.
  • Evaluate pricing and trade assumptions for reasonableness within the context of customer, BU strategic objectives, and financial targets, with sensitivity to potential implications of various price points.
  • Pricing recommendations and what if financial scenarios for customer bids and critical path pricing exercises
  • Support Sales and Management in execution of price changes, price/bid tracking, trade program reviews, and any other initiatives or pricing activities covered by the margin management team
  • Support internal best practices with respect to pricing and trade management and provide guidance as needed to other internal customers
  • Communicate insights and flag competitive actions for internal & external clients in a concise, effective manner
  • Team player and contributor on departmental & divisional projects and initiatives

Position Qualifications

  • BS Degree in Business, Finance, or Economics with 3+ years of experience
  • Relevant experience to include advanced pricing analytics and P&L understanding
  • Strong organizational and communication skills with the ability to strategical influence
  • Excellent Excel and data manipulation skills
  • Strong planning, project management, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Comfortable working in fast pace environment with tight deadlines

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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:

  • Travel is generally not required, but may at times be necessary

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 disability-accommodations@treehousefoods.com. 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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