Sr. Financial Analyst, Retail

Department:  Controlling Lavazza Premium Coffee


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Job Purpose/Overview

At Lavazza, the Retail Sr. Financial Analyst will have the responsibility to develop, track and report profitability of the Lavazza business under the retail channel.

As a Financial Analyst, your work, whether it’s modeling business scenarios or tracking performance metrics, is used by our leadership team to make strategic company decisions. 


Location: West Chester, PA AND/OR New York, NY


Key Responsibilities

•    Prepare monthly financial reporting for the management reflecting actual results and comparison vs forecast/budget.
•    Analyze trends through key performance indicators in order to give right guidance to the key stakeholders.
•    Interact with Retail Sales Department to build specific action plans to improve channel and customer P&L profitability.
•    Build new reporting and manage return on promotion investments through new Trade Promo Management tool.
•    Manage pricing strategy and implementation for the specific channel.
•    Work closely with Sales Department, Marketing Department and Commercial Strategy department in order to build business cases for new product launches.
•    Assist key stakeholders on ad hoc analysis and Business Cases.
•    Work closely with Sales Department and A/R department to better understand trade spend estimates for the closing period.


Job Specifications/Qualifications

•    Four-year college degree from an accredited institution, Accounting / Finance or Management Information Systems 
•    3-to-7 years of related experience, must be within a large multinational CPG organization 
•    Expert Excel, Word and PowerPoint Skills; SAP knowledge desirable 
•    Strong analytical skills; as well as verbal and written communications skills 
•    Excellent understanding of P&L preparation and analysis of variances 
•    Position requires ability to quickly shift priorities to adapt to changing requirements. Ability to meet tight deadlines 
•    Excellent organizational skills with an ability to think proactively and prioritize work 
•    Ability to manage multiple tasks and a high volume of work in an accurate and timely manner

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