Kforce Sales Finance Manager in Parsippany, New Jersey

Kforce's client is looking for a Sales Finance Manager to join its growing team in Morris County, New Jersey (NJ).Essential Functions:

  • Partner with assigned Marketing Director / National Sales Director / Team Leaders to -own- the customer or brand P&L. Participate in all Brand / Channel leadership meetings

  • Obtain & provide clarity when numbers are off trend and work with NSD/MD to course correct

  • Ensure attainment of financial and stretch objectives as committed

  • Prepare timely and accurate category/channel plans, forecasts, outlooks and strategic views

  • Provide Finance principles and controls to Brand / Sales team and proactively develop solutions to optimize P&L driving Net Revenue, Gross Margin performance while driving share leadership

  • Act as liaison between brands/channels/supply Finance with respect to S&OP planning, cost assumptions, commodity movements, saving targets, inventory obsolescence, etc.

  • Focus on Gross Margin Variance Analysis and identify opportunities to support and drive the earnings model

  • Ensure timely follow ups and clean balance sheet of ageing and open deductions

  • Escalate and liaise with Receivables team as required

  • Explain and validate all category / customer performance variations from historical or expected results

  • Ensure a seat at the decision table and provide high caliber respected advice / information for all strategic business initiatives (such as sizing, packaging, pricing decisions, etc.)

  • Provide analytical support (pre and post event) for trade spend and resulting ROIs

  • Assist in pricing analysis, by evaluating major customer price thresholds, ensuring customers not -margining up-

  • Maintain positive and proactive interaction with category/channel management to ensure ongoing, effective two-way working relationships for exchange of quality financial information

  • Manage functionality, usage and continuous improvement of various financial tools, process and procedures

To be considered for this position, candidates must have experience in a similar role or they must possess significant knowledge, experience, and abilities to successfully perform the responsibilities listed. Relevant education and/or training will be considered a plus. Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Years